Nov. 8, 2014
St. Peter Catholic Church, Kenosha, WI
Couple’s Name: Nicole Carbone and Ryan Belcher
Wedding Date: Nov. 8, 2014
Wedding Location: St. Peter Catholic Church, Kenosha
ABOUT THE COUPLE
How they met: Ryan and Nicole met in elementary school and went to high school together, but didn’t date until adulthood.
How he proposed: During a family get-together that Nicole thought was a birthday party for Ryan’s dad, she went to light the cake when she saw that written on it was, “Nicole will you marry me?” She turned to find Ryan on one knee while the whole family surrounded them.
Bride’s occupation: registered nurse.
Groom’s occupation: senior marketing specialist.
The ceremony: A Catholic ceremony at St. Peter’s Church.
The gown: A classic all-lace mermaid gown.
The bouquet: An all-ivory bouquet of roses and hydrangeas.
The theme: Navy and ivory.
THE WEDDING PARTY
Maid of honor: Alyssa Carbone
Bridesmaids: Sierra Lee, Nicole Belcher, Brianna Watring, Stephanie Kohel, Sarah Ostrowski and Nissa Dahl
Best man: Brian Gholston
Groomsmen: Justin Carbone, David Strohm, Deion Scarbrough, Adam Vanderhoof and Steve Koellner,
Number of guests: 250.
The reception: Veterans Terrace, Burlington.
The cake: An assortment of flavored cupcakes.
First song: “I Don’t Dance” by Lee Brice.
The menu: Filet medallions, chicken cordon bleu and vegetable lasagna.
What made the day unique: Family members of all ages danced and laughed hand-in-hand with each other. A kick line even broke out at one moment!
Most touching moment of the day: When Nicole was walking down the aisle and Ryan cried tears of happiness.
Honeymoon destination: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.