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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Tolson!

Elizabeth Erin Tiesing and Austin Thomas Tolson were married on October 8th at The Country Club of DC Ranch, overlooking the mountains of Scottsdale, Arizona.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Tiesing of Our Town. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wooten, Sr. of Prairie Village and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tolson of Overland Park. Lisa Tiesing, the bride’s sister; served as maid of honor, and Carrie Moore, Shera Brandvold and Mary Olhava were bridesmaids.  Charles Wooten, Jr., stepbrother of the groom; was the best man, and Marcus Baker, Matthew VanAuken and Christopher Jennings were the groomsmen. Harper Tiesing, the bride’s niece; was the flower girl and Carter Wooten, the groom’s nephew; was the ring bearer. The bride’s parents feted the couple with a lovely reception under the stars at The Country Club of DC Ranch. After honeymooning in Jamaica, the newlyweds are at home in Phoenix. Beth is careering at Scottsdale Healthcare, and Austin is employed by Carefusion.

Also featured in the February 18th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Stephanie Fay




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