WEDDING – Knispek-Keller |

WEDDING – Knispek-Keller

Katherine Knispek-Casey Keller
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Katherine Jean Knispek of Grass Valley and Casey Dale Keller of Batesville, Ark., were married July 13.

The ceremony, in a meadow next to a former Maidu village, was conducted by the Rev. Michael Gregory.

The bride is the daughter of Jane and William Knispek of Grass Valley.

The groom is the son of Janet and Dale Keller of Batesville.

The bride wore a white, off-the-shoulder gown with a sweetheart neckline. The sleeves and bodice were covered with lace, and the skirt was trimmed in lace and beads. She wore her great-great-great-grandmother’s cameo ring and a strand of pearls belonging to her mother. She carried a bouquet of roses, gerbera daisies and hyacinths.

The maid of honor was Carrie Ragsdale of Grass Valley.

The bridesmaids were Janine Watson of Nevada City, Cherie Cerci of Arcata, Rose Pelayo of Chico and Megan Boyd of Milwaukee.

The best man was Jeremy Fulbright of Batesville.

The groomsmen were Josh Franks of Hollister, Mo., and Mathew Knispek of Chico.

A sacred Indian flute was played before the ceremony.

Additional music was provided by Celtic harpist Rachel Dubose.

Family and friends gathered for the ceremony and reception at Trolley Junction Restaurant in Nevada City.

The three-layer cake was decorated with red gladioli, pine cones and pine boughs.

The reception was catered by PJ’s of Nevada City and included a decorated roasted pig.

Special guests included many friends and relatives of both the bride and groom from Arkansas, Arizona, Pebble Beach, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin and Berkeley.

The couple honeymooned at Lake Tahoe.

They live in Arcata.

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