Weddings

Floyd – Ray

Floyd - RayBARK RIVER - On July 10, Michelle Lynn Floyd became the bride of Richard Todd Ray. The couple were joined in matrimony at Bark River Bible Church with Pastor Brad Cochran officiating.Standing at the ceremony for Michelle and Richard were Nora Williams and Jennifer Messersmith, ...

Black – Blau

Black BlauRAPID RIVER - Alison Meredith Black and Eric David Blau were married July 25, at First Baptist Church in Marquette, with Pastor Sam Wilson, Gladwin, Mich, officiating.Alison is the daughter of Ken and Kim Black of Santa Cruz, Calif. Eric is the son of Mark and Lisa Blau of Rapid ...

Bastian – Thompson

Bastian - ThompsonESCANABA - On Aug. 1, Beverly Bastain, daughter of Rosella Bastian, and Michael Thompson, son of Martha Thompson, were wed at Saint Stephen Episcopal Church in Escanaba.The Hawaiian-themed ceremony was held at 2 p.m. with Bishop Rayford Ray officiating. A reception followed ...

Lavorato – Barron

WHEATON, Ill. - Lauren Elizabeth Lavorato and Joseph Ryan Barron were married July 4, at Cantigny Gardens in Wheaton, Ill., in a ceremony officiated by Jason Guindon.Lauren is the daughter of John and Mary Kaye Lavorato of Des Plaines, Ill. Joe is the son of Lynne and Vern Horwitz of Bark ...

Briggs – Warren

POWERS-Emily Dawn Briggs of Bark River and Cody Anthony Warren of Kingsford became one on Sept. 12.Emily is the daughter of Joe and Cherie Briggs.Cody is the son of Dale and Colleen Warren.They were wed in Powers at the Kisrchner farm.Ashley Zambon, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. ...

Tuyls – Cummings

GLADSTONE - Brittany Sue Tuyls became the bride of Mathew Paul Cummings during a 3 p.m. ceremony performed in front of their family and friends by Pastor Dennis Cummings at the Escanaba Free Lutheran Church.A reception honoring the newlyweds was held at the Ruth Butler Building in ...

Farley -Laureys

Farley -LaureysMILWAUKEE, Wis. - Kenlyn Farley, daughter of Jay and Lisa Farley of Spalding, became the bride of Michael Laureys, son of Joe and Carol Laureys of New Carlisle, Ind. The couple exchanged vows on Aug. 1, during a 5 p.m. ceremony at the Historic Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee, Wis. Ben ...

Frailing – LaFave

Frailing - LaFaveGLADSTONE - On Aug. 29, in a 2 p.m. celebration, Cynthia Kay Frailing, daughter of Bill and Judy Frailing of Ispheming, Mich., was united in marriage to Jamie Scott LaFave, son of Gary and Pam LaFave of Escanaba. The couple celebrated with Tisha Groleau presiding and with a ...

Rasmussen- Bunch

Rasmussen- BunchESCANABA - Heidi Kaye Rasmussen became the bride of Andrew Alan Bunch during a 3 p.m. ceremony performed by Rev. William Rafuse at Escanaba Free Lutheran Church on Aug. 29. Mrs. Linda Frisk, Heidi's former piano teacher, served as pianist for the ceremony.Heidi's parents are ...

Lazet – Caliguri

Lazet - CaliguriGLADSTONE - Rob Caliguri, of Gladstone, and Kaity Lazet, of Mason, Mich., were united in marriage on May 30. The mass was held at All Saints Parish and was presided by Father Jamie Zimiski.

GAYAN – BAUMHOVER

GAYAN - BAUMHOVEREAST LANSING- Angela Marie Gayan, daughter of Paul and Janice Gayan of Escanaba, and Jason Robert Baumhover, son of Dawn Baumhover and the late David Baumhover of Nederland, Colo., were united in marriage on Aug. 22.The ceremony was held at the Michigan State University Alumni ...

Bougie – Panatera

Bougie - PanateraESCANABA - Deanna Carolann Bougie became the bride of Joseph Philip Panatera during a Nuptial Mass held at Saint Joseph & St. Patrick Parish on June 13, 2015. Celebrant was the Reverend Eric E. Olson.The bride is the daughter of David and Susan Bougie of Escanaba. ...

Derouin – Vermullen

Derouin - VermullenBARK RIVER - Brooke Derouin, daughter of Joe and Sandy Derouin of Bark River, Mich. and David Vermullen, son of Tom and Alice Vermullen of Wells, were united in marriage on May 23, in a 4 p.m. ceremony on Spider Lake in Traverse City, Mich. with a reception that followed.The ...

Albright – Conine

Albright - ConineESCANABA - Emily Ann Albright and David Neil Conine were united in marriage on June 6, 2015, during a wedding ceremony that took place at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish. Rev. Eric Olson officiated the ceremony.Following the ceremony, a reception in honor of the newlyweds ...

Vanden Acker – Anderson

ESCANABA - Shaun Anderson married Kristin Vanden Acker on Aug. 8, at St. Pius X Catholic Church.Anderson is the son of Linda and Loren Anderson of Escanaba.Vanden Acker is the daughter of Patti and Marty Vanden Acker of Appleton, Wis.The couple are both in the education field. The groom works ...

Tyynela – Wigand

ROCK - Lindsey Mae Tyynela and Alex James Wigand were united in marriage on May 16 during a ceremony at the Rock Bible Chapel. Pastor Mike Lepisto officiated.A reception in honor of the newlyweds was held at the Highland Golf Course.Casey Bricco, a friend of the bride, served as matron of ...

Larson – Deno

ESCANABA - Brittany Larson, daughter of Abigail and the late Blane Larson of Escanaba, was wed to David Deno, son of Carrie and Tom Deno of Escanaba, on Oct. 4.The ceremony took place at the First United Methodist Church in Escanaba with a reception to follow at the Island Resort & ...

Larson-Pepin

Larson -PepinESCANABA- Paulette (Bjorkquist) Larson and Wayne Pepin were married June 20, in a ceremony officiated by the bride's son, Jared Larson.Daughter of the bride, Jenna Larson, was matron of honor. Roger Johnson, friend of the groom, was best man. Son and daughter-in-law of the groom, ...

Molln – Butler

Moln - ButlerHENDERSON, Nev. - Melody Molln and Brian R. Butler were united in marriage on May 2, at The Revere Golf Course in Henderson, Nev., overlooking the Las Vegas Strip. The 6 p.m. ceremony was presided over by Linda Venirro. A reception followed at The Revere Golf Course.Standing as ...

Markham-Toney

Markham - ToneyNEGRIL, JAMAICA - Michelle Lee Markham and Matthew Edward Toney were married February 28 at Mary, Gate of Heaven Catholic Church in Negril, Jamaica, in a ceremony officiated by Fr. Jim Bok.Jennifer Conn served as matron of honor, and Jeffrey White stood as best man. A reception ...