Wedding – Bavo-Meidell
Nicole Kathleen Bavo and Kyle Alan Meidell, both of Tacoma, Wash., were married Aug. 7 at MacBoyle Lake at Loma Rica Ranch in Grass Valley. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Brent Criswell.
Family and guests traveled from Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington and Germany to attend the ceremony.
The bride, a Nevada Union High School graduate, is the daughter of David and Susie Bavo of Nevada City. A graduate of the University of Puget Sound, she is in the certificate program in nonprofit management at the University of Washington.
The bridegroom is the son of Richard and Deanne Meidell of Laguna Hills. He is pursuing a master’s degree in education at the University of Puget Sound.
The bride carried a handmade beaded lilies and rose bouquet made by her sister, Polly Bavo. She also wore a tie-dye garter that was made from a favorite T-shirt by Christina Rose of Nevada City.
The maid of honor was Kaya Beeley of Oakland.
The bridesmaids were Polly Bavo of Nevada City, Anne Kaessner of Heidelberg, Germany and Jenny Nichols of Tacoma.
The best man was Gavriel Kullman of Yankton, S.D.
The groomsmen were Aaron Ilika of Philadelphia, Pa., Joe Fuerte of Ellensburg, Wash., and the groom’s brother, Colin Meidell, of Golden, Colo.
The usher was Nathan Greene of Tacoma.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Emerald Mist.
Reception music provided by Swinging’ EZ.
Buffet catering by Ike’s Quarter Cafe.
Cake provided by Donna Imsand, “The Cake Artist.”
The photographer was Randy Silver.
The wedding coordinator was Maria Blix.
Guest book attendants were Rebecca Ahrens and Pamela Jaynes.
The couple honeymooned in Europe.
They live in Tacoma.
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