Merrick-Allen vows exchanged Nov. 9 in Swisher


Stephanie Merrick and Jeff Allen, both of Windsor, Colo., were united in marriage Nov. 9, 2019, at Cedar Ridge Winery, Swisher. Pastor Dan Mixdorf officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.

Kali Harris served as matron of honor, and Chelsea Weiss was the bridesmaid. Flower girl was Makayla Markham.

Michael Tarin served as best man, and Ryan Sisk was groomsman. Ring bearer was Evan Amdor.

A reception was held following the ceremony at Cedar Ridge Winery, with entertainment by Yeti House Entertainment.

Stephanie is the daughter of Brad and Janet Merrick of Eldridge, and the granddaughter of John and JoAnn Wilson of Cedar Rapids. She graduated from North Scott High School in 2009, and from Drake University, Des Moines, in 2015 with a doctorate of pharmacy degree. She is employed by North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley.

Jeff is the son of John and Deb Allen of State Center, and the grandson of Bettyann Allen of Marshalltown. He graduated from West Marshall High School in 2007, and from Drake University in 2015 with a doctorate of pharmacy degree. He is employed by Walgreens, Durango, Colo.

Following a honeymoon trip to Arizona and Utah, the couple resides in Windsor.