St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kenosha, WI
Couple’s Name: Stephanie Perotto and Kyle Pollock
Wedding Date: June 4, 2016
Wedding Location: St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kenosha
ABOUT THE COUPLE
How they met: Kyle and Stephanie met in May 2009 while working at Walgreens, and began dating in December 2010.
How he proposed: Kyle, a Bear’s fan, proposed to Stephanie, a Packer’s fan, during a September 2014 game between the two teams. Although they rarely watched Packers/Bears games together, he gathered her family at her parent’s home, surprised her at half-time, dropped to one knee and proposed. She said yes, but only if the Packers won. Luckily, they did.
Bride’s occupation: Customer service representative
Groom’s occupation: Staffing consultant
The ceremony: A 2 p.m. Catholic ceremony officiated by the Rev. Todd Belardi at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kenosha.
The gown: The bride’s dress was a soft-white satin dress with a trumpet skirt. The illusion neckline featured embellishments and lace detail. The dress also featured a beaded bodice, cap sleeves and buttons on the entire length of the back.
The bouquet: A mixture of peonies, hydrangeas and spider mums.
The theme: Picture Perfect
THE WEDDING PARTY
Maid of honor: Liz Perotto
Matron of honor: Lori Perotto
Bridesmaids: Karina Miller, Lindsey Hebior, Sarah Jusuf, Sara Hilber, Jasmin Pollock and Courtney Pucin
Best men: Addison Mayer and Steve Pulera
Groomsmen: Nick Orth, Trent Piwowarczyk, Mitch Johnson, Dan Wade, Michael Jusuf and Joe Perotto
Number of guests: 175
The reception: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Pleasant Prairie
The cake: The bride and groom cut into a raspberry almond cake, but there were also different flavored cakes on each table as centerpieces: red velvet, carrot, Oreo, lemon blueberry, banana split and peanut butter cup.
First song: “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
The menu: New York strip, crabbed-topped tilapia and French-cut pork chops.
What made the day unique: There were heavy thunderstorms while the bridal party arrived at the church, but had stopped by the time the church doors were opened at the ceremony’s end. Pictures were taken at the Kenosha lakefront as fog rolled in, which made for some amazing shots.
Most touching moment of the day: When Kyle choked up as Stephanie was walking down the aisle.
Honeymoon destination: Cancun, Mexico.