March 10, 2013 12:30 AM
Meredith Gesswein and Timothy Marks were married December 8, 2012 at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Goleta. The wedding was officiated by Deacon Steve Montross. The bride was accompanied down the aisle by her father. A wonderful reception followed at the St. Barbara Events Center under a beautiful sunset.
Meredith's Matron of Honor was her sister, Jennifer Perez. Her bridesmaids were Meghan Gesswein, sister-in-law, Charlotte Marks and Annette Marks, sisters of the groom, Gabriella Frassoldati, Kasey Keene, Christina Ortega all friends of the bride. The flower girl was Bella Keefe, niece of the groom.
Timothy's Best Man was long time friend Adam Bateman. Groomsmen were Dennis Gesswein, brother of the bride and Ben Perez, brother-in-law of the bride, John Bauman, Nate Montross and Shea Burns, friends of the groom.
Ring Bearers were Zachary Gesswein and Sebastian Perez, nephews of the bride. Other Junior Groomsmen were Benjamin Perez, Jr., Manuel Perez, Dylan Gesswein, Oliver Gesswein and Austin Keefe, all nephews of the bride and groom.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Pamela Gesswein of Goleta and the granddaughter of Rebecca Paulsen of Carpinteria. Meredith graduated from Dos Pueblos High School and SBCC Nursing Program and is a registered nurse at Sansum Medical Clinic.
The groom is the son of Robert and Cecilia Marks of Goleta. Timothy graduated from Dos Pueblos High School and is the bar/restaurant manager at Zodo's/Tap House in Goleta.
After a honeymoon in Maui, the couple is at home in Goleta, California.