Stevens­—Francisco united in marriage

Kelli and Chad Francisco

Kelli Lynn Stevens and Chad Burton Francisco exchanged their marriage vows on Feb. 19, 2019, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena. Pastor James Erickson officiated the ceremony. In attendance were the bride and groom’s parents, grandparents, witnesses and sons, Colton and Chase Francisco.

Parents of the bride are Amanda and Bruz Copping of Alpena and Nathan and Samantha Stevens of Lachine. Grandparents of the bride are Lloyd and Linda Woytaszek, Jim and the late Cindy Stevens and Sandy Copping, all of Alpena. Siblings of the bride are Bruz Copping Jr., Bubba Banks, Cagney (Abe) Haidar and Savanah Chambers. Attending the bride as her witness was her aunt, Brenda Woytaszek of Alpena.

Parents of the groom are Burt and Donna Francisco of Alpena. Grandparents of the groom are the late Burt Francisco and life partner Aggie Ferguson, the late Bill Scheuner, Jean Lester and Carol Prevost, all of Alpena. Siblings of the groom are Karla Francisco-Waichum (sister) and Mark Waichum (brother-in-law) of Allendale. Attending the groom as his witness was his friend, Eric Goyette of Alpena.

Kelli is employed as the circulation district manager at The Alpena News. Chad is employed with the Michigan Army National Guard. Together the family resides in Alpena.