Melissa Marzean and Justin Smith exchanged their wedding vows June 4, 2011, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alpena. Pastor Owen Williams officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Lee and Marvis Marzean of Alpena. The groom is the son of Pat and Nancy Smith of Alpena.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was her best friend, Lisa Tulgetske. Bridesmaids were Katy Purol, friend of the bride, and Nicole Kelsey, a cousin. Attending the groom as best man was his brother, Chris Smith. Groomsmen were John Smith and Scott Smith, brothers of the groom. Serving as ushers were Shane Smolinski and Matt Mousseau.
Following the ceremony, a reception in honor of the newlyweds was held at St. Anne's Parish Hall. A rehearsal dinner was held at the Alpena Golf Course.
Melissa has an Associate's Degree in Nursing and is employed at Alpena Regional Medical Center. Justin has an Associate's Degree in Psychology from Alpena Community College and an Associate's Degree in Logistics from CC of the Air Force. He is pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Ferris State University and is employed at the Combat Readiness Training Center (Air Force) in Alpena.
The newlyweds took a honeymoon trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. They are residing in Alpena.