Weddings

Nicole and Bryan Meyers

Thoune – Meyers

ESCANABA — Mr. and Mrs. Meyers, on Dec. 4, celebrated the marriage of Bryan Meyers, 34, of Baltimore, Md., son of Joseph Meyers, grandson of Evelyn Dignnaro and William Dignnaro to wife Nicole Thoune, 29, of Escanaba, daughter of Ed Thoune and Donna Therrian, granddaughter of James Therrian ...

Like weddings, popping the question means a destination

NEW YORK (AP) — It's courtin' time and that still means going down on one knee for many proposers of marriage. Only now, more are choosing a special destination to do the asking. Traditionally, the highest concentration of marriage proposals starts in November and stretches to Valentine's ...

Dane and Brittany Casperson

Bruce – Casperson

GRAND RAPIDS — Brittany Marie Bruce and Dane Oliver Casperson were married on Aug. 19. Brittany is the daughter of Tracy and Jamie Bruce of Escanaba. Dane is the son of Tom and Diane Casperson also of Escanaba. The ceremony was held at New Life Assembly of God in Escanaba and officiated by ...

Brad and Melissa Branstrom

Sandstrom – Branstrom

SHEYBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. — Melissa Sandstrom became the bride of Brad Branstrom during a 3 p.m. ceremony at Excalibur Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev. on Dec. 10. Melissa’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hartman of Sheboygan, Wis. and the late Keith Sandstrom, and Brad’s parents are Ken and Becky ...

Forget DIY for your wedding – think DIT

Many brides and grooms who want to craft meaningful and memorable wedding decorations choose to make one important item — the bouquet, table centerpiece or party giveaway gifts. Others go all-out, crafting nearly every detail, either to save money or to make the day more personal. Marissa ...

Bradley and Kelly Hansen

Pryal – Hansen

ESCANABA — Bradley John Hansen and Kelly Marie Pryal were married on Oct. 15. The ceremony was held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church on Mackinac Island with Father Larry Van Damme officiated the ceremony. A reception celebrating the newlyweds followed at the Mission Point Resort. Kelly is ...

Judi and Gary Randall

Jansen – Randall

ESCANABA —Judi (Landry) Jansen became the bride of Gary Randall during a 1 p.m. ceremony at the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford on Sept. 10. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Quality Inn and Suites in Escanaba. Judi chose her two daughters, Denise Smith and Holly ...

Five great love songs for the modern wedding

"At laaaaaaast, my looooove has come along," Etta James sings with a gutsy, bluesy drawl at the beginning of her 1960 version of the 1940s tune. With just those seven heart-swelling words, James secured a spot on wedding playlists for decades. Today, with many couples financing their own ...

Shelby and Bradley Ives

Fishell – Ives

BARK RIVER — Bradley Donald Ives married his high school sweetheart Shelby Danette Fishell on July 2 at the Bark River Bible Church. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Bradley Cochrane. A reception celebrating the newlyweds followed at the Terrace Bay Hotel. The bride is the daughter ...

Kasey and Jeremy Heim

Bink – Heim

DE PERE, Wis.—Kasey Lee Bink, daughter of Greg and Mary Bink, tied the knot on Aug. 20, 2016 with Jeremy Mark Heim, son of Carolyn Cole (Paul Cole) and Mark Heim. The ceremony took place at Elizabeth Ann Setan Catholic Church and was officiated by Father Glenn Theroet. Kasey and ...

Weddings

Barnhart - FishburnPINCKNEY, Mich. - Kristin Kaye Barnhart and David William Fishburn were married on June 25. The ceremony was held on the patio at the Terrace Bay Hotel. Debbie Leisner, aunt of the bride, officiated the ceremony. A reception celebrating the newlyweds followed in the Terrace ...

Weddings

Chappell - ColemanGREEN BAY, Wis. - Sean Coleman and Jessica Chappell were united in marriage July 23, 2016 at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone in a ceremony officiated by Pastor Tom Otis.The bride is the daughter of Brian Chappell of Texas, and Joanne Snowaert of Tennessee. The groom is the ...

Henderson – Cronick

Henderson - CronickGWINN - Richard Cronick Jr. and Lori Henderson were married Aug. 6, at Gwinn United Methodist Church in a ceremony officiated by Rev. Ronald Fike.The bride is the daughter of Nanette Henderson, Marquette, and Steve Henderson, Manila, Utah. The groom is the son of Mary Hudson, ...

Darmogray – Lombard

Darmogray - LombardPAW PAW, Mich. - Jennifer Darmogray and Bryan Lombard were united in marriage on July 1. The ceremony was held at South Beach in South Haven, Mich.Jennifer is the daughter of Robert and Carol Darmogray of Gladstone, and Bryan is the son of Douglas and Sandy Lombard of ...

Ballard – Andridge

Ballard - AndridgeWOODRUFF, Wis. - Abby Ballard became the bride of Riley Andridge during a 2 p.m. ceremony performed by Rev. Ken Oja at Grace Church on May 21.Abby's parents are David and Jennifer Ballard of Gladstone, and Riley's parents are Jeff and Kassie Andridge of Midland, Mich.Riley ...

Gardner – Schlenvogt

Gardner - SchlenvogtESCANABA - Katrina Mary Gardner, daughter of Chick and Kathy Gardner of Escanaba, and Dylan Scott Schlenvogt, son of Scott and Kim Schlenvogt, also of Escanaba, were united in marriage on June 11 by Rev. Eric Olson at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Catholic Parish.Friends ...

Nolde – Rankin

Nolde - RankinAPPLETON, Wis. - Brooke Danielle Nolde and Landon William Rankin were united in marriage on May 29 at the Country Chapel in Appleton, Wis. The ceremony took place in the garden courtyard with Wendy Stewart officiating. A reception following the ceremony was held at the Bridgewood ...

Romero – Wilson

SAN FRANCISCO - Escanaba residents, Tim and Cathy Wilson, announce the marriage of their son, Alexander Wilson, to Sabrina Romero, daughter of Richard and Sandra Romero of Fort Worth, Texas. The couple wed aboard the Cabernet Sauvignon yacht in the San Francisco Bay on June 4. They were ...

Mroczkowski – Porter

Mroczkowski - PorterESCANABA - Sherry Mroczkowski became the bride of Joe Porter during a beach-setting ceremony in San Clemente, Calif., on May 14. The groom's cousin, Pastor Gregory Beach, performed the ceremony in front of family and friends from both California and Michigan. The reception ...

Perryman – Davis

Perryman - DavisESCANABA - Cindy (Saucy) Perryman and Bob Davis were joined in marriage on March 17 in Las Vegas.The couple has been together for 21 years.A reception to celebrate the occasion is Saturday, May 7, starting at 4 p.m. at Crazy Joe's on Stephenson Ave.