Wedding: Spieser/Briskey 03.16.2011

Written by David Green.

wedding.speiserRandall Mark Speiser and Hayley Marie Briskey were united in marriage Oct. 9, 2010, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hicksville, Ohio.

Todd Gilpin of Belleville, Mich., served as best man. Groomsmen were Roy Speiser, brother of the groom, from Morenci; Ryan Speiser, brother of the groom from Warren, Mich.; Paul Walters, brother of the bride from Blissfield, Mich.; Kade Johnson of Sinclair, Wyo.; Robert Hillman of Bryan, Ohio; Kory Cheesbro of Marshall, Mich.; Tim Paulsen of Sinclair, Wyo.; and Josh Nordstrom of Rawlins, Wyo.

Ushers were Zech Gerhardt, brother of the bride from Hicksville and Scott Bush of Bryan, Ohio. Stratyn Speiser, nephew of the groom, served as junior groomsman, and Kyler Blair, nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer.

Amy Bush of St. Joseph, Mich., served as matron of honor. Bridal attendants were Heather Blair, sister of the bride from Sherwood, Ohio; Natalie Zehr, sister of the bride, from Ft. Wayne, Ind.; Cassie Keegan of Sherwood, Ohio; Erin Hillman of Bryan, Ohio; Amanda Sherwood of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; Laura Schindler of Defiance, Ohio; Kelsey Johnson of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Rebecca Rakoczy of Rawlins, Wyo.

Karli Blair, niece of the bride, was junior bridesmaid and Chandyn Speiser, niece of the groom, was flower girl.

The couple was married by the Rev. James Paulson.

Randy is the son of Dave and Marilyn Speiser of Morenci. He is a 2002 Morenci Area High School graduate and he attended Adrian College. He is employed as a corrections officer by the Wyoming Dept. of Corrections.

Hayley is the daughter of Dan and Darlene Briskey and Deb and Ed Walters, all of Hicksville, Ohio. She is a 2003 graduate of Fairview (Ohio) High School and a 2008 graduate of Adrian College. She is employed as a teacher by the Wyoming Dept. of Corrections.

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