Weddings

Walat – Moffatt exchange wedding vows

Marissa Walat and Adam Moffatt exchanged their wedding vows July 3, 2018 at the Sonshine Barn Wedding and Event Center in Gaylord. Rev. JonMark Baker officiated the outdoor ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rick Walat of Owosso and Gretchen (Williams) Pardike of Alpena. The groom is the ...

Kocan – Stepanski exchange wedding vows

Mary Kocan and Michael Stepanski exchanged their wedding vows and were united in marriage on Sept. 8, 2018 at Art in the Loft in Alpena. Pete Wilson officiated a beautiful ceremony at 5 p.m. in the presence of their friends and family. Mary is the daughter of Jim and Vicki Inman of Holland ...

Damery – Garbarino exchange wedding vows

Erin Frances Damery and Alexander John Garbarino exchanged their wedding vows June 9, 2018 in a 5 p.m. double-ring ceremony at the Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester. The bride is the daughter of Mary Damery of Ossineke and George Damery of Ann Arbor. The groom is the son of Steven Garbarino and ...

Griffore – LaVergne united in marriage

Alyssa Rose Griffore and Brock Edward LaVergne were united in marriage on Aug. 25, 2018 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, with Rev. Dr. H. Robert Case officiating. Attending the bride were Kelsey Karstens, Corinne Muilenberg, Sarah Griffore and Alison Male. Attending the ...

Repke – Boyk united in marriage

Darcy Repke and Matt Boyk exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 11, 2018 at Hemlock Hills on Mill Pond in Posen. Priest Tami Townsend officiated the 3:30 p.m. ceremony. Darcy is the daughter of Larry and Jenine Repke. Matt is the son of Arnie and Betsy Boyk. Attending the bride as maid of ...

Duncan – Rossi exchange wedding vows

Emily Duncan and Anthony Rossi were united in marriage April 21, 2018 in a beautiful, God-honoring ceremony in Livonia. Emily is the daughter of Bruce and Teresa Duncan and granddaughter of David and Suzanne Ness and Judy Duncan, all of the Alpena area. Anthony is the son of Antonio and ...

Miller – Wilk wedding

April Miller and Tharin Wilk exchanged their wedding vows and were united in marriage Sept. 23, 2017. The 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony took place at St. Dominic’s Church in Metz with Father Charles Donajkowski officiating. The bride is the daughter of John and Karen Miller of Presque Isle. ...

Burton – Hoffmann

Kelly Burton and Steven exchanged their wedding vows Oct. 14, 2017, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Parish in Petoskey. Father Denny Stillwell officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. Kelly is the daughter of Ted and Ann Burton of Alpena. Steven is the son of David and Barbara Hoffmann of ...

Tanner – Carr

Kristin Tanner and Derek Carr exchanged their wedding vows Sept. 23, 2017 at Garland Resort in Lewiston. Stan Wahowski officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mary and Mike Tanner of Alpena. The groom is the son of Denise and Dennis Carr of Highland. Attending the bride ...

Homant – Bouwhuis

Katie Homant and Anthony Bouwhuis exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 5, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City. Father James Bearss officiated the double-ring ceremony. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Traverse City Country Club. The bride ...

Fowler Peters

Danielle Fowler and Matthew Peters exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 4, 2017 on the shores of Lake Michigan in Ludington State Park. The bride is the daughter of Bob and Diane Harmon of Brooklyn, Mich., and the groom is the son of Tom and Anne Peters of Alpena. Attending the couple were ...

Jacques Chaplin

Catherine Jacques and Paul Chaplin exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 2, 2017 at the National Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Basilica in Royal Oak. Father Joseph Lang officiated the double-ring ceremony. Catherine is the daughter of Patrick and Raleigh Jacques of Alpena. Paul is the son ...

Diem Josey

Ashley Diem and Evan Josey exchanged their wedding vows on July 7 (7-7-2017) in a private ceremony at the home of the bride’s grandmother in Posen. Charles Madison officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jim (Brenda) Diem and Barb (Tim) Witucki. The groom is the son of ...

Kendziorski – Arnold Wedding

Amanda Ann Kendziorski and Cory Randall Arnold exchanged their wedding vows July 8, 2017 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rochester. Monsignor Michael Hrydziusko officiated during the 2 p.m. ceremony. Amanda is the daughter of Art and Donna Kendziorski of Alpena. Cory is the son of Dennis and ...

Timm – Domke

Janell Timm and Jason Domke exchanged their wedding vows July 30, 2016 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Hillman. Rev. Michael Conner officiated the 1 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Charles and DeLynn Timm of Hubbard Lake. The groom is the son of Calvin and Genny Domke of ...

Gapske – Babcock

Carise Gapske and Matthew Babcock exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 27, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Father Muszkiewicz officiated the 1 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Melissa and Patrick Gapske. The groom is the son of Cheri and Mark Babcock. Attending the ...

Prevo – Lamp

Renee Prevo and Andrew Lamp exchanged their wedding vows Oct. 1, 2016 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. Father James Fitzpatrick officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jordan and Maria Prevo of Herron. The groom is the son of Bernie and Nancy Lamp of ...

Valdivia – Krajniak

Desiree Valdivia and Cory Krajniak exchanged their wedding vows July 30, 2016 at Bedrock Stables in Metamora Township. Pastor Daniel Cave officiated the 1 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Pam and Dennis Valdivia of Sterling Heights and Cheryl and Bill Gothro of Eastpointe. The ...

Glennie – Wenzel

Tracy (McKay) Glennie and Jon Wenzel exchanged their wedding vows Jan. 1, 2017. Pastor Michael J. Wigle officiated the 12:10 a.m. ceremony held in Alpena. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Barb McKay, and Janet and Rodney Hompsted, all of Alpena. The groom is the son of Terry Wenzel ...

Schultz – Waitkus

Oct. 28, 2016, was a great day in the Schultz family. Erin Schultz, granddaughter of Clarence and Adeline Schultz of Ossineke, married long-time friend Robert Waitkus. The ceremony took place at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dearborn. Erin recently received her diploma and is working as a ...