WEDDING – Willis-Leonhard |

WEDDING – Willis-Leonhard

Submitted photoCarol Willis and Scott Leonhard
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Carol Willis of Grass Valley and Scott Leonhard of Nevada City were married Jan. 25 at Miners Foundry. The ceremony was conducted by John Fairchild, pastor from Twin Cities Church.

The bride is the daughter of Diana Willis of Rancho Santa Margarita and Gordon Willis, deceased. She is a real estate agent and manager with Cornerstone Realty Group in Nevada City. She is a graduate of the Real Estate Institute and candidate for the Certified Residential Specialist designation. Her affiliations include the Nevada County Board of Realtors.

The bridegroom is the son of Joanne Leonhard of Grass Valley and Arnold Leonhard, deceased. He is a graduate of Humboldt University with a degree in forest engineering. He is the owner of Mountain Forestry in Nevada City and a real estate agent for Cornerstone Realty Group. His affiliations include the California Licensed Foresters Association, Associated California Loggers and the Nevada County Board of Realtors.

The bride wore an ivory-colored strapless gown with eyelet bodice and chiffon-covered, floor-length skirt. She also wore the gold necklace her grandfather designed and had made for her grandmother more than 60 years ago. She carried a bouquet of calla lilies.

The maid of honor was the bride’s daughter, Devon Gossett of Citrus Heights. The bridesmaids were Sharonne Chittenden and Shari Hughes, both of Grass Valley.

The ring bearer was the groom’s nephew, Chase Leonhard, age 8.

The best man was the groom’s brother, David Leonhard of El Dorado Hills. The groomsmen were Joshua Gossett, the bride’s son, of Citrus Heights; and Jacob Leonhard, the groom’s son, of Roseville.

Approximately 130 guests attended the ceremony and reception at Miners Foundry.

The caterer was Richard Farrar. Music was provided by the George Souza Band.

The wedding planner was Sharonne Chittenden.

The guest book attendants were nieces Rebekah and Emily Lamouria.

The photographer was Troy Murdock.

The couple honeymooned in Hawaii.

They live in Morgan Ranch.

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