MEMORABLE MOMENT: Aydt, Wehrman engagementMelissa Aydt of Minneapolis and Bradon Wehrman of Silver Bay plan to be married Aug. 4 in Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Cloquet.
Melissa Aydt of Minneapolis and Bradon Wehrman of Silver Bay plan to be married Aug. 4 in Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Cloquet.
Her parents are Ronald and Janeen Aydt-McNevin of Aitkin. His parents are Robert Wehrman of Virginia and Gloria Stern of Silver Bay.
The future bride, a graduate of Osseo (Minn.) Senior High School, graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor's degree in art/graphic design. She is a resident assistant/trainer at Evergreen Knoll in Cloquet.
The future groom, a graduate of William Kelley High School in Silver Bay, attended Lake Superior College in Duluth, where he studied broadcasting and supervisory management. He is a manager for Apple American Group-Applebee's in Cloquet.
The couple's website is www.melissaandbrady.com
Follow the clues
Brady's proposal to me was a fairy tale and happened one year ago today.
He rented out a three-bedroom condo up the north shore at Blue Fin Bay Resort where the view of Lake Superior was amazing, especially the sound of the waves crashing in against the shore. As we were getting ready for dinner Brady lit candles and placed them on the fireplace mantle in our master bedroom suite without me noticing. With a quick shout Brady said “I’ll be right back."
After about five minutes without him returning, I peeked my head around the corner and saw the candles glowing from the fireplace. I walked over to the mantle and picked up an envelope that said "Melissa" and opened it. Directions inside said "Get my camera, turn on video and press play so I will always remember this day."
I followed the clues that started a scavenger hunt which took me through all of the rooms of the condo and ultimately led me to Brady on the back deck. I opened the back door and heard the song "Marry Me" by Train playing. Brady climbed over the deck on a rope ladder he had made and then got down on one knee, told me how much he loved me and then asked me to marry him. Of course I said "Yes!"
As the tears ran down my face we laughed, hugged and said we loved each other. The best part is our proposal is recorded and we will have that moment forever! After five years of dating we are ready to begin our new life together as husband and wife.
-- Melissa Aydt