Krista Jenelle Lersch, Archbold, and Heath Yoder, Greenville, S.C., exchanged wedding vows June 6, 2009, at Archbold Evangelical Church.
Joseph Focht performed the ceremony. Music was presented by pianist Brandie Yoder, and a duet by the bride’s and groom’s sisters was performed.
The bride wore a white gown of beaded lace over silky satin with silver accent beads. The gown had a sweetheart neckline with a chapel-length train.
Mindy Lersch, Archbold, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica Sissing, Holland Mich.; Shauna Nofzinger, Pettisville; Sara Beth Basinger, Kalamazoo, Mich.; and Haley Yoder, sister of the groom, Nappanee, Ind.
Myah Wagner, Archbold, was the program attendant. Caleigh and Chloe Ramey, cousins of the bride, Carmel, Ind., were the flower girls.
Blake Hawk, Nappanee, Ind., was the best man. Groomsmen were Derrick Miller and Andrew Myers, both of Nappanee, Ind.; DJ Lersch and Tyson Lersch, brothers of the bride, both of Archbold.
Austin Gerber, Syracuse, Ind., and Ryan Burkhart, Mishawaka, Ind., were ushers. Matthew and Ryan Burk, cousins of the groom, Nappanee, Ind., were ring bearers.
A reception at Orchard Hills Country Club, Bryan, followed the ceremony. The couple honeymooned on Mackinac Island in Michigan.
The bride is the daughter of David and Kathy Lersch, Archbold. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind., with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She works at Shriner’s Childrens Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
The groom is the son of Bradley and Cheryl Yoder, Nappanee, Ind. He graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a degree in business and leadership. He works at Creative Data Products, Greer, S.C.
The couple resides in Greenville, S.C.