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Keskitalo, Smith

Kirsten Keskitalo of Alborn and Ryan Smith of Culver were married Aug. 27 at the Keskitalo residence in Alborn.

Her parents are Gary and Sharon Keskitalo of Alborn. His parents are Deana Smith of Culver and Kevin Smith of Solon Springs.

The bride chose Miranda King as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ali Anderson, Allison Dusek, Maija Fremling, Rhiannon Klein, Hunter McGraw and Marissa Thibault. Flower girl was Ella Smith.

The groom chose Tanner Bong as best man. Groomsmen were Matt Anderson, Dylan Fjeld, Cody Johnston, Adam Keskitalo, Eric Napier and Aaron Smith. Renley Merzwski was ring bearer.

The bride graduated from South Ridge School in Culver in 2012.

The groom graduated from Albrook School in Saginaw in 2011.

The couple resides in Alborn.

A homestead wedding

The couple exchanged vows on the property where Kirsten was raised. They were surrounded by family, friends and their 3-year-old daughter, Ella, who was their flower girl.

The day started and ended with rain, but gorgeous weather peaked through in time to make their outdoor ceremony perfect and partly sunny.