Montagne – Morton wedding
Sunshine Aurora Montagne and Mike Patrick Morton were married May 17 at the loving home of Joe and Jean Alexandra, Silver Shadow Ranch in Loomis. Greg Wiseman of Bayside Church in Granite Bay officiated. A reception followed at Silver Shadow Ranch.
Uncle Monty E. Montagne flew in from Thailand to give his niece away, taking Sunshine’s grandfather’s place, due to the fact that he is in Heaven.
Some 120 guests attended the outdoor wedding and reception, which featured the colors ice blue and champagne.
Special guests included Grandma Dee Montagne, Grandma Corrine of Auburn, Uncle Terry Montagne, Kevin Gallagher, friends from Grass Valley, Rocklin and Loomis, family from Oregon, and baby on board Ryder, who was included in the ceremony and blessed by Greg Wiseman.
Attendants were from Grass Valley, Nevada City, Rocklin and Loomis.
The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Dakota Sky Montagne. Bridesmaids included high school friend, Anne George of Rocklin, high school friend, Rachael Beckham of Roseville, cousin, Sarah Montagne of Rocklin, and friends since preschool Michele Mahaffey of Nevada City and Liz Fluke.
The best man was the groom’s brother, Wally Morton. Groomsmen included stepbrother, Rob Morton, John Farewell, who flew in from Arizona, groom’s best friend, Corey Willer, brother-in-law of the groom, Dean Crombie, and Justin George.
The flower girls were Nicole Crombie of Auburn and Claire Morton of Yuba City.
The couple was honored to have close friend, Chris Marada, photographer of the year in Nevada County, orchestrate and photograph the wedding.
The bride is the daughter of Dawn Renee Montagne of Rocklin.
She attended college in San Diego and at Sierra College, and is employed with Westridge Builders.
The groom is the son of Joyce Struble and Pat Morton.
He attended college and served in the U.S. Marines for five years. He works in commercial construction and is seeking California Highway Patrol employment.
The couple honeymooned in Oahu, Hawaii, for a week, visiting Pearl Harbor.
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