MARRIAGE

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN
Candace Lee Cedar and Treg DeAlan Duerksen were married May 31 at the home of the bride’s parents in Millerton Lake, Calif., with pastors Travis Schmidt of Salem Ore., cousin of the groom, and Kris Hamilton of Friant, Calif., officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Quentin and Wendy Cedar of Millerton Lake. The groom is the son of Duane and Agatha Duerksen of Hillsboro.

Matron of honor was Karina Kwok of New York, friend of the bride. Best man was Chelan Duerksen of Hillsboro, brother of the groom.

Bridesmaids were Tami Orozc of Fresno, Calif., Lindsay Meskimen of Casa Grande, Ariz., Meredith Loffredo of Toms River, N.J., Jennifer Isidro of Fresno and Priya Radhakrishna of Honolulu. Flower girl was Emma Rabe, friend of the bride.

Groomsmen were Pat Flaming of Newton, Matt McCabe of Hutchinson, Paul Neisen of Arlington, Va., Joe Case of New York and Quentin Cedar of Fresno. Ring bearer was Cale McCabe of Hutchinson, nephew of the groom.

Ushers were Matt Flaming of Anthony and Casson Schmidt of Hesston.

Candlelighters were Kristina and Dana Lambrecht of Kerman, Calif.

Family guests were Trissa McCabe of Hutchinson and Megan Duerksen of Hillsboro.

Music was provided by Jana Taylor of Friant, Jake Schmidt of Buhler, a string quartet and Travis Schmidt on guitar.

The dinner reception and dance was held at the Cedar home following the ceremony.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Santa Barber High School in California and graduated from Columbia University in New York in 2002. She is employed as a mortgage specialist with Wells Fargo.

The groom is a 1997 graduate of Goessel High School and also graduated from Columbia University in 2002. He is employed as a field engineer with Mauldin Dorfmeier Construction.

A reception dinner was held on July 5 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in rural Goessel and hosted by the groom’s parents.

Following a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple resides in Fresno.

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