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 bride as maid of honor was her friend, Brianne Kennedy. Bridesmaids were Heather Chojnacki, Nicole Pruess, Jaimie Labrecque, Holle Angellotti, Mariah Giese and Monica Fras, a cousin. The flower girls were Autumn Miller and Marissa Murphy.

Serving the groom as best man was his friend, Bryon Miller. Groomsman were John Angellotti, a friend; Joshua Gapske, brother of the bride; Andrew Babcock, Mike Babcock, Jeremiah Babcock and Joseph Babcock, brothers of the groom. The ring bearer was Michael Murphy.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Alpena.

Carise is employed as a respiratory therapist at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena. Matthew is employed as a process engineer at Besser Company.

The couple are planning to take their honeymoon later this month to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.