Michaelson-Urnikis

Brooke Michaelson and Eric Urnikis were united in marriage Oct. 12 in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in LaSalle by Father Robert Rayson.

Parents of the couple are David and Lori Michaelson of LaSalle, and Gerald and Mary Urnikis of Mark.

Jeremy Urnikis, brother of the groom, served as best man. Maids of honor were Jessica Joiner, cousin of the bride, and Rhianna Schroeder.

Bridesmaids were Erin Michaelson, sister-in-law of the bride, Gina Cervantes, cousin of the bride, and Gina Baker, Katie Henkel, Rachel Breitzka, Kelly Zebron and Courtney Christiansen.

Groomsmen were David Christiansen, Steve Gabrielse, Kris Doyle, John Paul Ramirez, T.J. Askeland, Jordan Lutes, Bryan Michaelson, brother of the bride, and Jake Michaelson, brother of the groom.

Mia Michaelson, niece of the bride, was the flower girl. Ring bearers were Gavin Cimei, cousin of the groom, and Simon Michaelson, nephew of the bride. Ushers were Kyle Entwistle, cousin of the bride, and Zach Mennie and Jason Mennie, cousins of the groom.

Readers were Ron Groleau, godfather of the bride, and Bill Urnikis, godfather and uncle of the groom.

Eucharistic gifts were presented by Kim Groleau, godmother of the bride, and Cheryl Mennie, godmother and aunt of the groom.

The couple was honored during a reception at Celebrations 150 in Utica after the service.

The bride is employed as a teacher at Lincoln Elementary School in Oglesby. The groom is employed by Mennie’s Machine Co.

After a honeymoon in Punta Cana, the couple is making their home in Mark.