Wedding – Ahrens-Christensen
Anne Ahrens of Moreno Valley and Jasen Christensen of Pomona were married Aug. 1 at Pine Creek Gardens in San Bernardino. The garden ceremony was officiated by Neil Walker, director of Christian Challenge at the University of Southern California.
Approximately 125 guests attended the ceremony and dinner reception.
The bride is the daughter of John and LuAnn Ahrens of Moreno Valley. She is a graduate of USC with a degree in biological sciences. She is currently a student at Western University of Health Sciences in the osteopathic medicine program and will graduate in 2006.
The groom is the son of Mark and Jan Christensen of Penn Valley. He is a graduate of Humboldt State University with degrees in biological science and German. He is currently a student at Western University of Health Sciences in the osteopathic medicine program and will graduate in 2006.
The bride wore a white strapless A-line gown with beaded trim and cathedral length train. A pearl-dotted cathedral-length veil completed the ensemble. She carried a bouquet of white and pink roses.
The maid of honor was Katrina Hervey of Rochester, Minn. The bridesmaids were Laura Ahrens of Moreno Valley and Nancy Hoogstad and Catherine Range, both of Los Angeles.
The flower girl was the groom’s niece, Jeweliana Jade Christensen of Redding.
The best man was the groom’s brother, Ryan Christensen of Redding.
The groomsmen were Brandon Stockman of Fortuna, Seth Hahner of Sunnyvale and Peter Wilson of Pasadena.
The ushers were the bride’s brother, John Ahrens, and the bride’s cousin, Michael Huscher.
Special guests included the bride’s grandmother, Lucile Lathrop; the groom’s great uncle, Paul Eldredge; and his great aunt, Mary Jo Fullenbach.
Wedding coordinator was Kelly Hughes, and the decorating coordinator was Christine Schnaible.
The couple honeymooned along the California coast and in Napa Valley.
They live in Rancho Cucamonga.
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