Raymond and Lily Ann Schoessler

Raymond and Lily Ann Schoessler

Weddings

Sarah Boles and Ross Baldwin were married in an outdoor ceremony on May 30, 2015, at Wolf Oak Acres in Oneida, New York.

A reception, dinner, and dance followed the afternoon ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Andrea Fagan and Jeff Boles. She is a 2009 graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology and works as a Physician’s Assistant in the NICU at Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, New York.

The groom, a Kenai Central High School graduate, is the son of Rick and Bobbie Baldwin of Kenai. He is a 2005 graduate of Abilene Christian University and a 2010 graduate of The University of Washington Medical School. He recently finished a general surgery residency at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York.

Ross and Sarah plan to relocate to Anchorage in August where Ross will join the surgical team at the Alaska Native Medical Center.

Annie Amanda Ellis and William Dalton La Rue III were married on June 21, 2015 in an afternoon ceremony at the Gallery Lodge in Kasilof.

The bride is the daughter of Marty Ellis and Lowell Ellis. She graduated from Kenai Central High School in 1997, and her great-grandparents Annie and Roy Woods homesteaded on the Kenai River off Ciechanski Road. She earned a BA in English from University of Alaska Fairbanks and is employed as a Regulatory Assistant in the Corporate Law Department for Kroger.

She wore a custom A-line skirt made of five tiers of ivory cotton alençon lace, silk bodice, and sheer 3/4 sleeves, and satin ribbon laced back, and satin sash. Her veil was family heirloom worn by the bride’s grandmother at her wedding in 1946. The bride also wore a strand of white shells collected in Hawaii by her late paternal grandmother, Harriet Ellis. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangea, ivory and blush roses, and lilacs. Her sister, Eve Ellis-Carlson, was her maid of honor. Cousins Mandy Ames and Cadence Stewart, and best friend Mackenzie McQueen were bridesmaids. Niece River Carlson and second cousins Corinthian Stewart and Evan Cooper were flower girls.

The groom is the son of W. Dalton La Rue and Bonnie Luther. He is currently an Engineering student at PCC in Portland, Oregon.

He wore a black suit, light blue shirt, and navy tie. His best man was Daniel Montgomery.

Honored guests included Betty Ames, the bride’s grandmother.

The couple celebrated with a two-tiered white buttercream wedding cake decorated with edible rice paper butterflies and pansies, along with Fioria Sicilia-flavored cupcakes with buttercream rose icing.

The couple had a destination wedding in Alaska, which was also their honeymoon. They reside in Portland, Oregon.

Raymond and Lily Ann Schoessler will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.

Their children are inviting friends to join them in celebrating their parent’s marriage from 2-4 p.m. at the Sterling Senior Center, Mile 82 Sterling Highway in Sterling.

RSVP to 907-262-9751

Raymond and Lily Ann Schoessler

Raymond and Lily Ann Schoessler

William Dalton La Rue III and Annie Amanda Ellis

William Dalton La Rue III and Annie Amanda Ellis

Dr. Ross Baldwin and Sarah Boles

Dr. Ross Baldwin and Sarah Boles

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