Weddings

Erin and Robert Waitkus

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 ...

Benjamin and Whitney Klein

Broers – Klein

Whitney Jane Broers and Benjamin Ryan Klein exchanged their wedding vows Oct. 14, 2016, on the Leelanau Peninsula in Leland. The bride’s cousin, Nathan Miller, officiated the 5 p.m. destination double-ring ceremony, which took place at The Leland Country Club. The bride is the daughter of ...

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Szczerowski – Lancewicz

Jaclyn Rose Szczerowski and Michael Lancewicz exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 6, 2016 at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alpena. Rev. Paul Lance officiated the 3 p.m. double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Theresa Szczerowski and the late Ervin Szczerowski of ...

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Samela Smith

Monika Samela and Joshua Smith exchanged their wedding vows Sept. 24, 2016 at Castle Farms in Charlevoix. Pastor Brad Matuzak performed the 3 p.m. double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Milan and Jana Samela of Gaylord. The groom is the son of Tim and Barb Smith of ...

Mindykowski Lister

Megan Kneller-Mindykowski and Robert Lister exchanged their wedding vows May 30, 2015 at the Alpena Sportsman's Club. Glenda Lewis-Foreman officiated the 3:30 p.m. outdoor, double-ring ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Carol Mindykowski of Alpena and Robert and Claudia Kneller of Fort ...

Matthew and Brittany Matuzak

Matthew and Brittany Matuzak celebrated their marriage on August 30, 2014 at St. John's Catholic Church in Alpena.Parents of the bride are Dave and Mary Campo from St. Clair, Mich., and parents of the groom are John and Debbie Matuzak of Alpena.Matthew is employed at Lafarge Alpena and Brittany ...

Paczkowski Matash

Kayla Leigh Paczkowski and Daniel David Matash exchanged their wedding vows Nov. 8, 2014, at Community of Christ Church in Lachine. Kendall Sumerix performed the double-ring ceremony.The bride is the daughter of James Jr. (Kim) Paczkowski and Michelle (Paul) Andreski. She is the granddaughter ...

Ritthaler Valentine

Nadine J. Ritthaler and Alan B. Valentine exchanged their wedding vows June 22, 2014, on Mt. Maria in Hubbard Lake. Pastor Jerry Broad officiated the ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Edward Ritthaler Jr. of Alpena and Carolyn Ritthaler of Alpena. The groom is the son of Marion Valentine ...

Hayka Manning

Kerry Jo Hayka and Joel William Manning were united in marriage on Sept. 27, 2014, at Leer Lutheran Church in Posen. The Rev. Owen Williams officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony.Kerry is the daughter of Jerry and Diane Hayka of Lachine. Joel is the son of Bill (Tammy) Manning of Lachine and JoAnn ...

Cadeau Kindt

Hilary Cadeau and Nathan Kindt were united in marriage June 14, 2014, in L'Anse United Methodist Church in L'Anse.The bride is the daughter of Randy and Laura Cadeau of L'Anse. She is the granddaughter of Norma Ringquist. The groom is the son of Steven and Lisa Kindt of Ossineke. He is the ...

Edwards Trisko

Paige Allia Edwards and Brett Joel Trisko exchanged their wedding vows Sept. 20, 2014. Paige's sister, Rev. Daniela Edwards, officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony held at The Cellar Restaurant.The bride is the daughter of Larry and Susan Edwards of Hillman. The groom is the son of Gerald and Linda ...

Spigelmyre Torz

Jennifer Spigelmyre and Jonathan Torz exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 23, 2014, on top of Mt. Mariah in Spruce. Pastor Jim Erickson officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Susan Partyka and the late Donald Spigelmyre. The groom is the son of Fred and Karen ...

Wenzel Adrian

Kathryn Jean Wenzel and Matthew Robert Adrian exchanged their wedding vows June 27, 2014, at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Frankenmuth. The Rev. Robert Bryne officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Tim and Sue Wenzel of Frankenmuth. The groom is the son of Robert and ...

Lietzow Welsh

Christina Sue Lietzow and Bradley Michael Welsh exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 30, 2014. Pastor Arthur Fournier officiated the 3 p.m. double-ring ceremony held at the APlex.The bride is the daughter of Carol and Thomas Lietzow of Rogers City. The groom is the son of Nadine and Howard Welsh ...

Kendziorski Witulski

Jill Kendziorski and Tylor Witulski exchanged their wedding vows July 26, 2014. The ceremony was held at the Alpena Antique Tractor and Steam Engine Club.

Steffanus Gagnon

Catherine Steffanus and Zachary James Gagnon were married at the Eglise Saint-Croix in Postroff, France, on Nov. 9, 2013. Father Jacques Mpia Bekina presided over the Catholic ceremony.The maid of honor was Audrey Bachmann of Baerendorf, France. The best man was Nicholas William Prevo of ...

Moore-Kortman

Caitlin Moore and Jeremy Kortman of Grand Rapids were united in married June 21, 2014, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Alpena. Pastor Jack Williams officiated the ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Steve and Joyce Moore. The groom is the son of Rob and Lisa Kortman.Attending the bride ...

Hensley LeTourneau

Donya Hensley and Joseph LeTourneau of Toledo, Ohio, were united in marriage June 20, 2014, by the Honorable Francis Frey.The bride is the daughter of Donna Hensley and the late Claude Hensley of Whitehouse, Ohio. The groom is the son of Mary Ann LeTourneau of Alpena and Gerald LeTourneau of ...

Two sisters exchange vows

Caitlyn Schultz and Jim Beam were joined in marriage Sept. 14, 2013, in a ceremony held at the Church of the Divine Child in Dearborn.Elizabeth Schultz and Jim Zech were joined in marriage June 21, 2014, also at the Church of the Divine Child.The brides are the daughters of Wayne and Mary ...

Slominski/Bonkoski

Jessica Lee Slominski of Alpena and Robert Edward Bonkoski of Grayling were united in marriage May 18, 2013. The 4 p.m. ceremony was held in the chapel at Camp Grayling's military base. Russell Stevens, family friend of the groom, officiated the double-ring ceremony.The bride is the daughter ...