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Katelyn Schrandt and Louis Martin
Aug. 3, 2013
Kemper Center, Kenosha, WI

GENERAL
Couple’s Name:
Katelyn Schrandt and Louis Martin
Wedding Date: Aug. 3, 2013
Wedding Location: Kemper Center, Kenosha

ABOUT THE COUPLE
How they met: The couple met online. Their first date was at Barnes and Noble at Bayshore Mall in Milwaukee. They hit it off right away, talked for hours over coffee and then went for a walk and saw a movie.
How he proposed: After taking a walk by the lake, Louie proposed in the gardens of Wolfenbuttel Park, one of Kate’s favorite places.
Bride’s occupation: Kenosha Unified School District
Groom’s occupation: EMO Trans Logistics, Cudahy, Wis.

THE CEREMONY
The ceremony: Kemper Center, Kenosha
The gown: An Allure gown with an illusion neckline and lace cap sleeves.
The bouquet: Yellow sunflowers and daisies, viking poms, spider mums, billy balls and Queen Anne’s lace.
The theme: Lovebirds

THE WEDDING PARTY
Maid of honor: Erin Schrandt
Bridesmaids: Abrianna Barca, Becky Rutkowski and Cheryl Trimmel
Best man: Sean Cunningham
Groomsmen: Peter Martin, Kevin Sweeney and Brian Schofield

THE RECEPTION
Number of guests: 175
The reception: Roma Lodge, Racine
The cake: A buffet of white cake with almond buttercream, Danish layer cake, chocolate silk cake, carrot cake, red velvet cake, lemon Bavarian cake, strawberry shortcake torte and caramel truffle torte.
First song: “Someone Like You” by Van Morrison
The menu: Lasagna, chicken parmesan, pasta a la vodka, Italian browned potatoes and Italian sauteed squash.
What made the day unique: The use of a “unity box” in which they put love letters to each other and other mementos. The box won’t be opened until their fifth anniversary.
Most touching moment of the day: The couple wrote their own vows.
Honeymoon destination: A short trip to Las Vegas following the wedding and a trip to Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., in 2014.














Ceremony Location:
Kemper Center, Kenosha

Reception Location:
Roma Lodge, Racine

Photographer/Videographer:
Vital Image Photography

Cake Designer / Bakery:
O&H Danish Bakery

Florist/floral Designer:
Sunnyside Florists

Hair Stylist/Makeup Artist:
Albe Heinen

Jeweler:
Zale’s

DJ or band:
R&S Entertainment

Officiant:
Rev. John Corrigan

Bridal shop:
Savvy Bride

Tuxedo shop:
Men’s Wearhouse

Stationery/Invitations:
Wedding Paper Divas