Brouhard-Shafer Richard and Deborra Schafer of Rockford announce the engagement of their son Adam Shafer to Terri Brouhard of Traverse City, Mich. Terri is the daughter of John Brouhard and Linda Schaefer of Brighton, Mich. She is a 2007 graduate of Eastern Michigan University and is employed as an electrical designer. Adam is a 2007 graduate of Michigan State University with a masters degree. He is employed by Northwestern Michigan University. The couple is planning a May 18, 2013 wedding at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, and will honeymoon in Europe. They will reside in Traverse City.
Emilee Goralski of Rochester, Mich. and Andrew Bilski of Rockford are planning a wedding on July 28, 2012 at St. John Fisher Parish in Auburn Hills, Mich. Emilee is the daughter of Larry and Molly Goralski of Rochester. The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Albion College. She is employed by Rochester Community Schools as a math teacher. Andrew is the son of David and Susan Bilski of Rockford. The groom-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Albion College, and is employed by the City of Rockford. Maid of honor will be Mackenzie Goralski, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids will be Amanda Parrish (cousin of the bride), Jenny Hill (friend of the bride) and Eve Beatty (friend of the bride). Best man will be Michael Bilski, brother of the groom. Groomsmen will be Steven Bilski (brother of the groom), Tyler Rahn (friend of the groom) and Neil Zebelian (friend of the groom). The couple will honeymoon in Telluride, Colo., and will reside in Rockford.
Lebert-Blakeslee Kevin and Gail Neff of Monroe, Mich. announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Lebert, to Mark Blakeslee, son of Neil and Mary Blakeslee of Rockford. The bride-elect is currently a technical writer at Altair Engineering. Blakeslee is employed as an IT analyst at John Deere Landscapes. Melanie graduated in 2002 from Dearborn High School and 2006 from Eastern Michigan University. A wedding is planned for July 14, 2012 in Dearborn, Mich.
Lindsay Davidson and Michael Lichter, both of Rockford, are pleased to announcement their engagement to be married. The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Rockford High School and is currently a sophomore at Grand Valley State University, studying pre-medical imaging. She is the daughter of Norman Davidson of Greenville and Lisa Davidson-Passero of Rockford. The groom-elect is a 2009 graduate of Rockford High School and is currently serving in the United States Navy, stationed in Gulfport, Miss. He is the son of Rich and Bonnie Lichter of Rockford. A 2012 wedding is being planned around the groom’s orders for deployment.
Turner-Mason Thomas and Rosann Turner of Rockford announce the engagement of their daughter Jessie Turner to Scott Benson Mason. The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Rockford High School. The groom-elect is the son of Betsy Mason. He is a 1997 graduate of Monroe High School, and is employed by BlueStar Energy Solutions. Attending the wedding will be matron of honor Magan Zawacki, sister of the bride, best man Eric Mason, brother of the groom, along with bridesmaids Christy Werkema, April Soderstrom, Courtney Marquis and Maggie George, all friends of the bride, groomsmen Damen Trebilcock, Jon Morgan, Pat Zawacki and Steve Porta, all friends of the groom, and ushers Sean Lechner and Jay Drozdowicz, friends of the groom. An August 20, 2011 ceremony is planned at the Blue Dress Barn in Benton Harbor, Mich. The couple will honeymoon in Hawaii, and will reside in Chicago, Ill.