Fether/Keller wedding 12.04.08

Written by David Green.

Heidi Jane Keller and Matthew Jacob Fether were united in marriage Sept. 20, 2008, at the Morenci United Methodist Church. Nick Keller performed the ceremony.wedding.fether.keller.jpg

Haley Keller of Fayette, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were friends Taryn Donahue of Napoleon, Ohio, and Emily Ford of Cleveland, Ohio; and sister of the groom Jen Fether, of Holland, Ohio. Cousin of the bride, Brea Baumgartner of Morenci, was flower girl.

John Bird of Wauseon, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were brother of the groom Brian Fether of Fayette and friends Andy VanZile and Zach Lester, both of Fayette. Ushers were brothers of the bride, Scott Keller of Holland, Ohio, and Brian Keller of Cincinnati, Ohio. Cousin of the bride Bowen Baumgartner of Morenci, was ring bearer.

A reception hosted by Steve and Alice Smith, aunt and uncle of the groom, followed the ceremony at the Knights of Columbus hall in Archbold.

Heidi is the daughter of Dan and Jackie Keller of Fayette. She earned a bachelor of education degree from the University of Toledo in 2007. She is employed as the K-12 music director at Deerfield Public Schools.

Matthew is the son of Curtis and Irene Fether of Fayette. He earned a bachelor of engineering degree from the University of Toledo in 2006. He is employed as an electrical engineer at Wauseon Machine and is also a member of the Delta Community Fire Department.

Following a honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple has made their home in Delta, Ohio.

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