Mary Brennan Lollis of Big Sky, Mont., and Lucas James Bauer were married in an outdoor ceremony on Oct. 12, 2013 in the Thuya Garden at Northeast Harbor, Maine. The father of the groom officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leon Lollis Jr. of Forest, Va., and Belgrade, Mont. She holds a master’s degree in plant pathology frm Montana State University. She was escorted be her father and given in marriage by her parents and sister. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Peters Ramsey Jr. and Mrs. Henry Fishkin and the late Robert Leon Lollis, all of Lynchburg, Va.
Mrs. Blair Lollis McGary of Frisco, Colo., and Mrs. Cody Lollis Elcan of Garberville, Calif., sisters of the bride, were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Amanda Bauer Painter, sister of the groom, of Sterling, and Miss Katie Carrington and Miss Christin Georges, freinds of the bride, of Lynchburg.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert James Bauer of Kasilof, and grandson of Mrs. Rita Ann Bauer and the late Robert Walter Bauer of West Seneca, N.Y., and the late Mrs. Dolores Radke of Libertyville, Ill. He earned a degree in geology from Colorado State University.
Mr. Tobias Colvin, childhood friend of the groom, of Charlotte, N.C., was the best man. Jake Bauer, brother of the groom, of Soldotna, Mike Ensor of Edmonds, Wash., Sean Edwards of Fort Worth, Texas, William Wallace of Big Sky, Mont., and Stephen Tyree, cousin of the bride of Asheville, N.C., served as groomsmen.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at Jack Russell’s Steakhouse and Brewery in Bar Harbor, Maine. The reception was held at the common Good Soup Kitchen in Southwest Harbor, Maine, a non-profit which the bride and groom felt was an important and worthy cause to support.
The couple honeymooned in Bar Harbor and on Figure eight Island, N.C., before returning to Big Sky. They will reside in Seattle.