Anne Bibelheimer and Oumar Alpha Dieng, both of Silver Spring, Md., were married Sept. 14 at the Holiday Inn in Silver Spring. The ceremony was conducted by Rev. Jack Shae.
The bride, a 1994 Nevada Union High School graduate, is the daughter of Dan and Pat Bibelheimer of Nevada City. She graduated from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo in 2000 with a degree in environmental horticulture. She works for Metzler’s Garden Center in Columbia, Md.
The groom is the son of Alpha and Aissata Dieng of Dakar, Senegal, West Africa.
He graduated from Strayer University in Washington, D.C., in 2000 with a degree in computer information technology. He works in sales in Silver Spring.
The bride wore a gown of white chiffon over satin with beading at the neckline, Empire waist, and chapel-length train. She carried a bouquet of mauve, lavender and white roses, and her grandmother’s watch.
The maid of honor was Nicole Bonelli of Grass Valley.
The bridesmaids were Tyson (Norman) Brown of Dayton, Ohio, and Theresa Hastert of Los Angeles.
The groomsmen were Lamin Ba of Orlando, Fla., Stan Nignan of Gaithersberg, Md., and Scott Widerhold of Tulsa, Okla.
The groom’s parents, Alpha and Aissata Dieng, traveled from West Africa for the occasion.
Approximately 50 guests attended the ceremony and reception, including friends and family from across America. Special guests included Raymond Stough, the bride’s great uncle from New York, and the bride’s grandmother, Ethel Bibelheimer, from Minnesota.
Music was provided by Bassirou. The guest book attendant was Erin Westfall of Stockton.
The photographers were Rachel Rohlik and Silas Brown.
The couple honeymooned in New York City.
They live in Silver Spring.
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