BARK RIVER - Cheryl Lynn Blahnik became the bride of Eric John Dinkel during a wedding ceremony that took place at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River on June 9. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Mark McQuesten.
Following the 1 p.m. ceremony, a reception in honor of the newlyweds was held at the Four Seasons Resort in Pembine, Wis.
The bride's sister, Kim Murray, served as the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Tara Themm, a friend of the bride, and Erin Meadows, sister of the groom.
Eric and Cheryl Dinkel
Rick Blanke, a friend of the groom since grade school, stood as best man. Groomsmen were, Stan Dinkel, brother of the groom, and Scott Murray, brother-in-law of the bride.
Ushers were John Gorski, cousin of the bride, and Kris Tobbe, stepbrother of the groom. Macy Murray, niece and godchild of the bride, was the flower girl.
The daughter of Edward and Irene Blahnik of Bark River, Cheryl is a 1998 graduate of Ferris State University with a bachelor's degree in visual communications. She is employed as a senior art director with Crain Communications - Auto Week.
Eric is the son of John Dinkel of Pickney, Mich., and Jamie Tobbe of Brighton, Mich. He is a 2002 graduate of Ferris State University with a degree in automotive and heavy equipment management. He is an applications and service engineer for Isuzu Motors America, LLC.
A delayed honeymoon is planned.
The couple have made their home in Ypsilanti.