CRYSTAL FALLS - Holly Jean Nicholson and Dan William Nylund exchanged wedding vows on June 23 in Crystal Falls. The ceremony was officiated by the groom's brother, Jeff Nylund, with a special prayer by Jean Nicholson, Holly's grandmother.
Following the ceremony, the couple was honored with a reception at the Way Dam Resort. Guests enjoyed homemade pie and danced in the rain, under the stars.
Holly's maid of honor was her friend, Jill Leisner. Bridesmaids were Lacey Nye and Trisha Nylund, sisters of the groom, and Mary Daavettila, Melody Demeuse, Lee Ann Ryan, Bethany Miller, Jenna Lutey, and Rachel Sewell.
Holly and Dan Nylund
Dano's best man was his friend, Garyck Hoenig. Groomsmen were: Jeff Nylund, brother of the groom; Jake Nicholson, brother of the bride; and friends Josh Santi, Tucker Thoreson, Mike Alexa, and Joey Gleason.
Ring bearers were Thomas and Levi Nye, nephews of the groom.
Holly is the daughter of Dan and Denise Nicholson. She graduated from Rapid River High School in 2004, and Northern Michigan University in 2009. She is the owner of Holly Nylund Photography in Escanaba.
The son of Lee and Sally Nylund, Dano graduated from Crystal Fall Forest Park High School in 2004, and NMU in 2009. He is employed at Wells Fargo and is also a student at Bay College.
The new Mr. and Mrs. Nylund reside in Escanaba. They will travel to Morocco in December.