Amy Sue Peterson and Thadius William McKay exchanged their wedding vows July 5, 2008, at First Church of God in Alpena. Donna and Tedd Galloway, aunt and uncle of the groom, officiated the 5 p.m. double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Kelly Peterson of 5749 M-32, Alpena. The groom is the son of Bob and Barb McKay of 500 Sunset, Alpena, and Carol McKay of Sault Ste. Marie.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Heather Frank. Bridesmaids were Tara Grehan and Jessie Hoppe, both friends of the bride; Brooke Peterson, sister-in-law of the bride; and Kiara Frank, niece of the bride. Attending the groom were Spencer Cain and Jared Kowalski, both friends of the groom; Rob Frank, brother-in-law of the bride; and Kevin Peterson, brother of the bride. Serving as the flower girl and ring bearer were Ali Kaiser and Ayden Kaiser, both cousins of the groom.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall which included food, drinks and a bluegrass band. A rehearsal dinner was also held at the K of C Hall.
Amy is a 2002 graduate of Alpena High School and will graduate in May from Lake Superior State University with a bachelor's degree in education. Thadius is a 2001 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2008 graduate of LSSU. The couple is residing at 216 Fair Ave.