WEDDINGS: Wessel/Crowell

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Michelle Wessel and Ryan Crowell, both of Lawrence, were married June 25 in an outdoor ceremony in Lawrence with Judge Michael Powers, stepfather of the bride, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Judy and Michael Powers of Marion and Bill and Linda Wessel of Council Grove.

The groom is the son of Mona Ripey of Forsythe, Mo., and Olin Crowell of Gardner.

The bride wore an ivory Pronovias gown of dupioni silk with a fitted body and sweep train. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of orange spray roses, hot pink gerbera daisies, yellow alstroemeria, purple stock and green hypericum with an ivory ribbon finish. She wore an antique choker necklace and a cuff bracelet that belonged to her Grandma Wessel.

Matron of honor was Camille Hohnbaum, sister of the bride. Honorary attendant to the bride was Sarah Walker.

Best man was Chad Carpenter. Ushers were Eric Brown, Matt Powers and Josh Powers, stepbrothers of the bride.

Guest book attendants were Maggie Powers and Cristy Brown, stepsisters of the bride.

A dance and buffet followed the wedding ceremony.

Following a honeymoon to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple resides in Lawrence.

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