Laura Ann Dahle of Titusville, Pa., and David Thomas Espersen of Dunkirk were united in marriage on May 15, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal, Hudson, Ohio, in a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Brian Suntken.
The bride is the daughter of Steven and Rebecca Dahle of Stow, Ohio. The groom is the son of Dunkirk residents Thomas and Anita Espersen.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a diamond-white gown with a sweetheart neckline and red shoes. She carried a bouquet of calla lilies, white roses, white hydrangea and jade roses.
Laura Ann (Dahle) and David Thomas Espersen
Serving as matron of honor was Kait Tisler of Hudson, Ohio, best friend of the bride. Bridesmaids included friends Lisa White, Tracy Burt, Lindsay Broadwater and Jennifer Frankino. They wore black cocktail dresses with red shoes and carried black magic roses, red gerber daisies and red roses.
Patrick Barnes of Ocean, N.J., cousin, served as best man. Groomsmen included Allan Espersen, Brian Espersen and Jay Espersen, all brothers of the groom; John Burkle and Seth Tipton, friends; and Joe Dahle, brother of the bride.
Vocal soloist was Heather Carlson of Stow.
The reception was held at SYB Hall in Stow.
The bride is a graduate of Stow-Munroe Falls High School and Kent State University. She works in the field of communications.
The groom is a graduate of Dunkirk High School. He attended Kent State University and graduated from Fredonia State University. He is employed as a computer software programmer.
The couple became engaged on April 10, 2009 at the Cleveland Indians home opener. After the wedding, they honeymooned in Punta Cana. Mr. and Mrs. Espersen currently reside in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, with their beagle, Charlie.