BioM: Brander, Jessica ( 2008)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Bembinster, Brander, Butler, Danen, Downey, Erikson, Heindl, Kaeser, Kroening, Parks, Rachu, Senoraske, Stefancin, Thomsen, Waldhart

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI), Wednesday, December 31, 2008, page 15

Brander, Jessica (Marriage - October 18, 2008)

Jessica Brander and Paul Erikson, Abbotsford, were united in marriage on October 18, 2008, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford. Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiated.

Jessica is the daughter of Mark and Kath Brander, Medford.

Paul is the son of Bev and Bob Butler, Rib Lake, and Cindy and the late Al Erikson, Cambria.

Delicate floral beading decorate the fitted bodice with a scalloped neckline supported by sparkling straps. Cascading beading flowed form the dropped waistline onto the circular, mulit-layer tulle skirt and was repeated onto the chapel length, detachable train. The bride carried a bouquet of white roses and calla lilies.

Matron of honor was Stephanie Downey, Medford, the bride’s sister. Bridesmaids were Ciera Danen, Medford, niece of the bride, Lori Waldhart, Medford, aunt of the bride, Katie Rachu, Unity, friend of the couple, Amanda Senoraske, Tomahawk, cousin of the bride, Lisa Bembinster, Tomahawk, aunt of the bride and Lyn Brander, Tomahawk, aunt of the bride.

Best man was Clayton Erikson, Janesville, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Josh Brander, Medford, brother of the bride, Chad Thomsen, Dorchester, friend of the couple, Shawn Erikson, Dorchester, brother of the groom, Doug Rachu, Unity, friend of the couple, Terry Kroening, Colby, friend of the couple, and Dean Kaiser Colby, friend of the couple.

Flower girl was Mckena Downer, Medford, the bride’s nice, Ringbearer was Sawyer Erikson, Dorchester, the groom’s nephew.

Ushers were Greg Downey, Medford, Brandon Butler, Medford, and Todd Heindl, Abbotsford, Wis.

Music during the ceremony was provided by Rachel Parks and Jessica Thomsen, Photographer was Chris Burback Photography, Eau Claire.

The reception was held at County Aire Ballroom in Stratford with 320 guests attending.

The couple had their honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, SC.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Medford Senior High School, Medford and is currently employed as a product specialist with UMR Care Management, Wausau.

The groom is a 1989 graduate of Colby High School, Colby and a 1990 graduate of WyoTech in Laramie, WY. He is the owner of Kulas Body Shop, Abbotsford, Wis.

The couple currently reside in Abbotsford, Wis.



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