Ives – Olson

BARK RIVER – Rachelle Lee Ives and Derek Michael Olson exchanged wedding vows on July 20 at the Bark River Bible Church in Bark River. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Brad Cochrane.

A reception followed at the Bark River Senior Center.

Serving as matron of honor was Bethany Gearhart, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Brittany Dubord, cousin of the bride, and Chelsea Hoeffler, Jordan Malone, Kristen Vandermissen, and Shelby Fishell, all friends of the bride. Ally Mlostek and Elsie Oman, both cousins of the bride, were the flower girls.

Andrew Gearhart, a friend of the groom, stood as best man. Groomsmen were: Tim Olson, brother of the groom; Todd Kiraly, Josh Mach, and Rob Malone, all friends of the groom; and Brad Ives, brother of the bride.

Seating the wedding guests were Adam Walechka and Nick Hess, both friends of the groom.

The daughter of Don and Ruth Ives of Bark River, Rachelle is employed at Kivioja & Van Effen, CPAs in Escanaba.

Derek is the son of Ed Olson of Bark River and the late Kay Bal. He is employed at Jay’s Auto Service in Hermansville.

Following a honeymoon trip to Mexico, the new Mr. and Mrs. Olson have made their home in Bark River.