Erika Vaughn Lang of Rockford and Bradley John Beckett of Grand Rapids were united in marriage on August 6, 2011 at First United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. The couple then took a horse-drawn carriage to the reception held at the Eberhard Center at the downtown Grand Valley State University campus. Parents of the bride are Rob and Lori Lang of Rockford. The groom is the son of Scott and Joedy Beckett of Grand Rapids. Maid of honor was Jennifer Erickson and best man was Michael Beck. Bridesmaids were Sarah Beckett, sister of the groom; Kate Connor, cousin of the bride; Sarah Dietrich, cousin of the bride; and Amy Munslow and Kelsi Zuk, friends of the bride. Groomsmen included Jonathon Beckett and Stephen Beckett, brothers of the groom; Luke Beckett, cousin of the groom; Kevin Lang, brother of the bride; and Brian Johnson, friend of the groom. Master and mistress of ceremonies were Kim and Gene Hamilton and Terry and Kris Kilgore. Erika is a graduate of Grand Valley State University College of Education and just completed her student teaching at Lowell High School. Brad is a graduate of Hope College and has a degree in both business and communications. He is employed at the Gordon Food Service corporate office. Erika and Brad traveled to Hilton Head, South Carolina for their honeymoon. The couple currently reside in Grand Rapids.
The Castle at Canadian Lakes in Stanwood, Mich. was the setting for the June 25, 2011 wedding of Meghan Kleeves, a Rockford High School graduate, and Brandon Teenier of Holly, Mich. Parents are Brett and Colleen Kleeves of Stanwood and Richard Teenier and Diane Teenier, both of Holly. Pastor Rick Tigchon of Rockford Reformed Church officiated. Maid of Honor was Carey Rademacher. Bridesmaids were Amanda Cowe, Betsy Bunch, Jackie Reider, Samantha Wang, Ashley Brauker and Meghan Calligan. Best Man was Adam Teenier. Groomsmen were Kevin Stewart, Adam Sefanski, Ray Lubilah, Brandon Kleeves, Cody Kleeves and Roger Michel. The couple resides in Austin, Texas, where Meghan is a middle school teacher and coach of three girls sports. Brandon is a senior corporate accountant.
Laninga-Sundstrom Kambra Lee Sundstrom and David Paul Laninga II were united in marriage on May 7, 2011 at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont. Parents of the bride are Thomas and Wendy Sundstrom of Rockford. The groom is the son of Dave and Susan Laninga of Rockford. Matron of honor was Christie Wilkerson, sister of the bride, and best man was Ben Laninga, brother of the groom. Flowergirl was Kaleigh Wilkerson, niece of the bride. Ushers were Kyle Sundstrom, brother of the bride, and Keith Wilkerson, brother-in-law of the bride. Officiating was Rev. Nelson Morren, who is the great-uncle of the groom. Kambra and David enjoyed a honeymoon in paradise on the island of St. Lucia in the eastern Caribbean.
Mette-Mazur John Patrick Mette and Amanda Suzanne Mazur were united in marriage on October 17, 2009, at North Park Presbyterian Church in Grand Rapids. John is the son of Dr. Robert and Kimberly Mette of Belmont. He is a 2002 graduate of Rockford High School, a 2004 graduate of Grand Rapids Community College, and a 2009 graduate of Ferris State University. He is employed by Rockford Community Schools and MVP Sports. Amanda is the daughter of Scott Mazur of Rockford and Mary Jo and Kent Schmuck of Rockford. She is a 2004 graduate of Rockford High School and is employed by Tender Loving Care Daycare. The bride was attended by maid of honor Liana Mazur and bridesmaids Katie Cooper, Jessica Robertson, Anna Price, Erin Mette and junior bridesmaid Maria Price. The groom was attended by best man Mike Mette and groomsmen Mike Morrissey, Dean Nesbitt, Nick Ringelberg, Scott Mazur and junior groomsman Bryan Bigelow. Ushers were Billy Fegel, Charlie Price and Nick Moore. Ring bearer was Jack Fegel. The couple honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico, and now reside in Rockford.
Plank-Dombrowski Johnathan William Plank and Lindsay Renee Dombrowski were united in marriage on July 11, 2009, at Ballard Church of Christ in Sparta. Johnathan is the son of Tim and Connie Plank of Rockford. He is a 2004 graduate of Northview High School, is employed by One Stop Screen Printing in Walker and is a student at Baker College in Muskegon, studying aviation management. Lindsay is the daughter of Mike and Pam Dombrowski of Rockford. She is a 2006 graduate of Rockford High School. The bride was attended by maid of honor Stephanie Dombrowski and bridesmaids Katie Dombrowski and Rochelle Korcal. The groom was attended by best man Jason White and groomsmen Timothy J. Plank and Steven Zykolwski, who is one of Rockford’s newest firemen. The wedding ceremony was officiated by the groom’s father, Timothy Plank. The couple honeymooned in Mackinaw and now reside in Comstock Park.