Hannah Marie Kern and Alex Michael Greger were married June 11, 2016 in a Catholic mass. The ceremony was celebrated at Basilica of Saint Mary the Assumption in Marietta with Father Michael Campbell officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Jim and Sue Kern of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of the late Ambrose and Dorothy Kern and the late Gene and Mary Dye, all of Marietta. The bridegroom is the son of Paul and Maribeth Greger of Gahanna. He is the grandson of Bill and Betty Greger of Kettering and Cecilia Klepper and the late Carl Klepper of Sandusky.
The bride wore a natural white, strapless Paloma Blanca convertible ball gown with a cathedral train. The dress was accented with a handmade rose gold and pearl beaded belt. As well as a lace veil borrowed from her mother. The groom wore a bright blue Ted Baker suit with accenting floral bow tie.
Maid of honor was Molly Kern, the bride’s sister, along with Erin Schmitt, sister of the groom, and Katie Young, a friend of the bride. The maid of honor wore a floral printed dress while the other girls wore lavender dresses. The flower girl, Josephine Schmitt, niece of the groom, wore a convertible floral and white handmade dress. Best man was Adam Greger, brother of the groom, accompanied with Thomas Gianneschi and Scott Ingersoll, friends of the groom; along with the ring bearer, Bryce Welch, cousin of the bride.
Cocktail hour, dinner and dance reception followed at the Parkersburg Art Center. The reception reflected the couple’s true style and was decorated with modern and mid century flairs. From vinyl record charging plates to the vintage metal chairs in the seating area, Hannah and Alex were able to show their design side.
The bride is a 2007 graduate of Marietta High School and a 2011 graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor’s of art in architecture. She is working as a pre-construction designer at DDR Corp in Beachwood, Ohio. The groom is a 2006 graduate of Saint Charles Preparatory, of Columbus, and a 2011 graduate of Kent State University with a degree in advertising and marketing. He is now a senior demand generation technologist at Hileman Group in Cleveland.
After a two week backpacking honeymoon, traveling through Scandinavia, the couple returns to Ohio where they reside in Cleveland with their rescue dogs Indie Jones and Marion.