GLADSTONE Marci VanDrese and Matthew Chouinard exchanged wedding vows during a ceremony that took place on June 18 at Holy Family Church in Gladstone. Rev. Jose Maramattam presided over the 12:30 p.m. nuptials.
A reception in honor of the newlyweds took place at the Bark River Senior Center.
The bride selected her sister, Cathy VanDrese, to be her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Nicole Chouinard, sister of the groom; Nikki VanDrese, sister-in-law of the bride; Kelli Meyers, cousin of the bride; and Brittany Jonas, friend of the bride.
Matthew and Marci Chouinard
Standing as best man was Richard Chouinard, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Kyle Chouinard, brother of the groom; Brian VanDrese, brother of the bride; Adam Chouinard, cousin of the groom; and Tom Burke, friend of the couple.
Seating the wedding guests were Glenn VanDrese, brother of the bride, Mark Chouinard, brother of the groom, and Bill Chouinard, cousin of the groom. Ring bearers were Brandon and Andrew VanDrese, nephews of the bride.
Marci is the daughter of Neil and Susan VanDrese of Cornell. She is a 2007 graduate of Escanaba High School and a 2011 graduate of St. Norbert College. Marci is employed as a customer service representative at Independent Printing in De Pere, Wis.
The son of Dan and Brenda Chouinard of Escanaba, Matthew graduated in 2007 from Escanaba High School and St. Norbert College in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in computer science. He is employed at Warehouse Specialist in Neenah, Wis.
The new Mr. and Mrs. Chouinard have made their home in De Pere.