SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Chris VanDrese and Laura Stacie exchanged wedding vows Oct. 13, 2012, during a 1 p.m. Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in DePere, Wis. Rev. Tim Shillcox officiated the nuptials.
A reception in honor of the newlyweds followed at the Tundra Lodge in Green Bay.
The bride's friend, Melissa Gross, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Renee Sovey, Michelle VanDrese, Erryn Boilard, Lindsey Ganz, Dana Paul and Jenny Weber.
Chris and Laura VanDrese
Brad Winchester, friend of the groom, stood as best man. Groomsmen were Casey Sovey, Bill Carignan, Paul Carignan, Brent Carignan, Steve Daigneau and Mike Ganz.
Seating the wedding guests were ushers, Jeff Carignan, Andy Weber and Brad Stacie. Flower girls were Aubriana and Sophie Boilard. Miniature bride was Jocelyne VanDrese.
Laura is a 2005 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is employed at the University of Wisconsin Hospital Organ Procurement Organization.
Chris is studying to be a programmer analyst at Madison College. He is a financial analyst at Unity Health Insurance.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Costa Rica and have made their home in Sun Prairie, Wis.