MEMORABLE MOMENT: Gaffke, Vitek weddingKelly Gaffke and Jarod Vitek, both of Alborn, were married Oct. 7 during an outdoor ceremony at the Buffalo House Campground in Duluth.
Kelly Gaffke and Jarod Vitek, both of Alborn, were married Oct. 7 during an outdoor ceremony at the Buffalo House Campground in Duluth.
Her parents are Gordon and Delores Gaffke of Esko. His parents are Linda Vitek of Alborn and the late Patrick Vitek.
The bride chose her siblings, Lindsay Gaffke and Ryan Gaffke, as her attendants.
The groom chose his brothers, Shaun Vitek and Ben Vitek, as his attendants.
The bride, a 2001 graduate of Lincoln High School in Esko, graduated from Hibbing Community College in Hibbing this year with an associate degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Franciscan Health Center in Duluth.
The groom is a 1991 graduate of Cloquet Senior High School and served in the U.S. Navy from 1991-96. He is employed as a millwright at Minntac in Mountain Iron.
Perfect October day
We chose to be married outdoors in Duluth in October, knowing there would be a risk of cold and bad weather. We woke up Oct. 7 to a beautiful 85-degree day! It was really windy, though. When our ceremony started, however, the wind calmed until shortly after the ceremony when it picked back up.
It was the most magical moment either of us could have asked for. It was the perfect day and we couldn't be happier.
-- Kelly and Jarod