Sept. 20, 2013
Couple’s Name: Amy Weiland and Chris Yule
Wedding Date: Sept. 20, 2013
Wedding Location: Friedens Lutheran Church, Kenosha
ABOUT THE COUPLE
How they met: At a friend’s end of the summer party when they were 17 years old.
How he proposed: In front of friends and strangers at Ameila’s in Milwaukee.
Bride’s Occupation: Patient care coordinator, Kenosha Community Health Center
Groom’s Occupation: Firemedic, Village of Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue
The ceremony: 3:30 p.m. ceremony at Friedens Lutheran Church.
The gown: A light gold mermaid-style gown with a sweetheart neckline, empire waist with sash, embroidered appliques and a chapel-length train.
The bouquet: Blue, orange, white and green flowers.
The theme: “This is my beloved, and this is my friend” Song of Solomon 5:16
THE WEDDING PARTY
Maid of honor: Lindsay Burditt
Bridesmaids: Stephanie Littner, Jenny Tenyer and Corrine Whittier
Best man: Chad Stoeber
Groomsmen: Mike Passafaro, Nate Konkol and Adam Weiland
Ushers: Dan O’Connell, Jason Yule and Brad Rosener
Number of guests: 160
The reception: Kenosha Country Club
The cake: Ivory three-tier cake with elegant swirl designs
First Song: “Everything” by Michael Buble
The menu: Hors d’oeuvres included Swedish meatballs, bruschetta and Florentine stuffed mushrooms. Dinner included grilled vegetables, tropical fruit and Wisconsin cheeses. Entrees were baked cod with spinach and lemon dill sauce and chicken marsala.
What made the day unique: Family and friends from near and far attended.
Most touching moments of the day: The fathers of the bride and groom shared a few words, big smile and hug before the bride and groom joined arms and walked to the altar. The couple was surprised with a candlelit heart on the golf course which could be seen from the ballroom. The bride climbed to the top of the human pyramid made up of the fire family, per tradition.
Honeymoon destination: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic