CUDAHY, Wis. - Merissa Bartell and Jeffrey Lauzon exchanged wedding vows on June 9 during a noon Mass at St. Hedwig Church in Milwaukee, Wis.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in honor of the newlyweds at the South Shore Pavilion in Milwaukee.
The mother of the bride, Jill Bartell, stood as matron of honor. Bridemaids, all friends of the bride, were Christina Janetzke, Rachel Smith, Brandi Gwidt, and Jessy Radke.
Merissa and Jeffrey Lauzon
The groom's friend, David Victorson, stood as best man. Groomsmen were friends of the groom, Scott Odgers, Montgomery Shambleau, and Robert Stiglitz, and cousin of the groom, Scott Stade.
Serving as ring bearers were Connor Stade, godchild of the groom, and Chad Milan, godchild of the bride. Flower girls were Olivia Stade, cousin of the groom, and Morgan Milan, cousin of the bride.
Lacy Lauzon, the groom's sister, was the lector. Soloists were Amy Bartell, David Victorson, and Rob and Amy Stiglitz.
Merissa is the daughter of Al and Jill Bartell of Milwaukee. She is employed at St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit.
The son of Michael and Joanne Lauzon of Escanaba, Jeffrey is a cardiac psychologist at St. Luke's Hospital.
Following a honeymoon in Italy on the Amalfi Coast, the new Mr. and Mrs. Lauzon are making their home in Cudahy, Wis.