MENASHA, Wis. - The former Jodi Couchene became the bride of Evan Tesch Aug. 15 at The Pine Ridge of Wautoma. Dan Jaques presided over the 3 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at Water's Edge Banquet Facility.
Maid of honor was Cathy Sgambati, friend of the bride.. Bridesmaids were: Danielle Pare, cousin of the bride; Marci Bradford and Kristina Musan, friends of the bride; Marnie Fuller, cousin of the groom; Denise Collar, sister of the groom; and Karen Couchene, sister-in-law of the bride.
Flower girl was Michaela Kohlman, daughter of the bride's friends.
Evan and Jodi Tesch
Standing as best man was Brian Smith, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were: Lee DeGrand, cousin of the bride; Greg Tesch, brother of the groom; Josh Fuller, friend of the groom; Dune Fuller, cousin of the groom; Jim Collar, brother-in-law of the groom; and Jayme Couchene, brother of the bride.
Parker Collar, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.
Seating the wedding guests were Ray Sheldon, uncle of the bride, and Norm Colson, cousin of the groom.
A 1999 graduate of Escanaba Area High School and a 2004 graduate of Bay de Noc Community College, where she earned an associate's degree in nursing, Jodi is the daughter of Tom and Nancy Couchene of Escanaba. She is presently employed at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.
A 2001 graduate of New London High School, Evan is the son of Dan and Carol Tesch of Appleton, Wis. He is employed at Packerland Home Improvement in Kaukauna, Wis.
The couple is planning a honeymoon to Cancun, Mexico in December. The newlyweds have made their home in Menasha, Wis.