Tara Lynn Parker and Brent Michael Welch exchanged their wedding vows Nov. 3, 2012 at Zion Lutheran Church in Bay City.

The bride is the daughter of Brad Parker of Bay City and Kristi Rouech of Essexville. The groom is the son of Jeff and Sandy Welch of Alpena.

Attending the bride as matron of honor was Ashley Plyler and as maid of honor was Emily Neiter. Bridesmaids were Kat Fisher and Vicki LaLone. Serving as flower girls were Genna Holt and Olivia Rouech. Attending the groom as best man was Douglas Kowalski. Groomsmen were Collin Berry, Ken LaMarre and John Zwolinski. The ring bearers were Ashton LaLone and Connor Welch.

Following the ceremony, the newlyweds and guests enjoyed a dinner reception at Bartz’s of Bay City. The couple is grateful for a wonderful day of celebrating their love with friends and family.

Brent and Tara reside in Bay City. Brent is employed at MBS Airport. Both are students are Saginaw Valley State University.