Oct. 9, 2010
Couple's Name: Janel Johnson and Kenneth Kirby
Wedding Date: Oct. 9, 2010
Wedding Location: Kenosha, WI
ABOUT THE COUPLE
How they met: Through family friends.
How he proposed: Ring “browsing” turned into a ring purchase. As the couple exited the store, he said, “Oh, by the way ...”
Groom's occupation: engineer
The ceremony: The ceremony took place at the home of relatives.
The gown: A halter chiffon A-line gown with center front draping.
The bouquet: Calla lilies and roses.
THE WEDDING PARTY
Maid of honor: Chaleece Johnson
Matron of honor: Lindy Edwards
Bridesmaids: Carie Johnson, Nicole Houghton and Carrie Purins
Best man: Adam Johnson
Groomsmen: Eric Houghton, Michael Deardorf, Matt Schwader and Joseph Tyson
Number of guests: 100
The reception: The reception was held at the RecPlex Beach House.
The cake: Red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting.
The menu: A pig roast, Italian-marinated baked chicken, wild rice and mushroom dressing, Dijon red potato salad and Italian pasta salad.
What made the day unique: The “Indian Summer-ness” of the day.
Most touching moment of the day: Kenneth's commitment speech to Janel during the ceremony.
Honeymoon destination: The Appalachians