Anna Suchey and Joshua Castle exchanged their wedding vows March 17, 2012 at the Sunset Gardens Estate in Las Vegas, Nev. Over 75 friends and family traveled with them to help celebrate the occasion.
The mother of the bride, Mary Jo Skiba, lives in Presque Isle with her husband, Hank. The father of the bride, Bob Suchey, lives in Vanderbilt with his wife, Linda. Parents of the groom, James and Kristi Castle, live in Morrice.
Attending the bride were matron of honor and sister of the bride Bobbi Jo (Suchey) Lawrence and maid of honor Andrea Suszko, along with bridesmaids Anna (Pettailia) Skowrownek, Shannon Wiklanski, Megan Moon and bridesman Jacob Kangas. Attending the groom as best man was Don Dunsmore, as well as groomsmen Mark Belz, Ali Lahouti, Josh Smith and Dave Busby.
Events started Thursday evening, March 15, when immediate family and attendants joined the couple in a pre-wedding celebration at the Las Vegas Westin Causarina. Later that evening, the bride and friends explored the Las Vegas strip and the groom's party visited the famous Fremont Street.
On St. Patrick's Day evening, guests were transported to Sunset Gardens. The ceremony, dinner and reception took place in an atmosphere of gold, black and green shamrocks surrounded by landscaped gardens lit with twinkling lights.
Anna met Josh in Lansing where she was studying for her degree as a registered dental hygienist. In 2009 she moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue her career and is currently employed at the Nelson Dental Practice in Manassas, Va. Josh moved there to join her in 2010 and works as a configurations manager for NCS Technologies in Gainesville, Va.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Negril, Jamaica.