ESCANABA - Rebecca Belanger and Brad Pamperin exchanged vows Oct. 9 during a 1 p.m. ceremony at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Rev. Fran DeGroot presided.
A reception followed at the Bark River Senior Center.
Matrons of honor were Amy Dier, sister of the bride, and Elizabeth Bougie, the bride's best friend. Bridesmaids were Cindy Belanger and Jennie Belanger, sisters of the bride; Mandy Vardigan and Kara Bartoszek, cousins of the bride; and Sarah Sherwood and Christina Erickson, friends of the couple. Emily LaFave, cousin of the bride, served as junior bridesmaid.
Brad and Rebecca Pamperin
Standing for his brother as best man was Andy Pamperin. Groomsmen were Jeremy Kamps, Brent Winius, Mike Martin, Dan DeBruin, Kevin Konitzer, Steven Sherwood, Scott Coppus, all friends of the groom. Junior groomsman was Derek Swanson, cousin of the bride.
Flower girl and ring bearer were Mackenzie Sherwood, friend of the couple, and Noah Dier, nephew of the bride. Serving as ushers were Jamie Dier, brother-in-law of the bride, and Otto Coenen, friend of the groom.
A 1998 graduate of Escanaba Area High School, the bride received a bachelor's degree in elementary education in 2003 from Northern Michigan University. Rebecca is the daughter of Rick and Peggy Belanger of Escanaba. The new Mrs. Pamperin is employed as a preschool teacher with Encompass Early Education and Care in DePere, Wis.
Brad is a 2001 graduate of Little Chute High School. He studied residential construction at Fox Valley Tech, graduating in 2002. He is the son of Keith and Cindy Pamperin of Kaukauna, Wis. and is employed with Dan Romenesko Builders, Inc., Little Chute, Wis., as a carpenter.
Following an October honeymoon in Las Vegas, the newlyweds are at home in Kimberly, Wis.