Crystal Stahl and Kenton Schulze were united in marriage on July 9 on the roof of The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel. The ceremony was officiated by Kenton's cousin, Pastor Ryan Schafer.
The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Sharon Stahl of Little Hocking. She is the granddaughter of Helen and Paul Stahl and Betty and the late Gary Kesterson.
She is a 1999 graduate of Warren Local High School and a 2003 graduate of Ohio University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and obtained a sales certification from The Sales Centre, College of Business. She is currently employed with CA Technologies as an account manager in Columbus, Ohio.
The bridegroom is the son of Ron and Donna Schulze of Englewood, Ohio. He is the grandson of the late Robert and Peggy Schulze and the late Lawrence and Elaine Schafer.
He is a 1998 graduate of Northmont High School and a 2003 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in exercise physiology. He is currently employed with Lifestyle Communities as a fitness manager and Muirfield Country Club as a fitness trainer in Dublin, Ohio.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a one-piece, one-shoulder, A-line satin gown in pearl which included embellishments of Swarovski crystals. Her bouquet included roses, calla lilies, freesia, stephanotis with crystals, and light blue hydrangea.
Amanda Durbin, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Misty Warhola, Rachel Morris, Karissa Potter, Chasity Kesterson, Rachel Ackerman, Sara Wessels and Taylor Durbin. They wore different style dresses which included one-strap, strapless, halter, and cap sleeved in chocolate brown and tiffany blue. They carried bouquets of light blue and green hydrangea, flower pods and chocolate cosmos. Brooke Kesterson, cousin of the bride, and Jyl Hartline handed out the programs to the guests.
Brother of the bridegroom, Todd Schulze, served as best man. The groomsmen were Michael Overla, Jay Bartling, Scott Howard, Matt Calicoat, Jeremy Stahl, Brian Verburg, and Jason Owen. The groomsmen wore black tuxes with white shirts, tiffany blue vests and tiffany blue ties. The boutonnieres were made of white roses. Ushers of the bride's grandparents and the bride and groom's mothers were Jeremy Stahl and Todd Schulze.
A reception and sit down dinner was held at the Columbus Athenaeum in the large theatre room where guests received picture frames for their photo booth pictures. A rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom's parents was held at Schmidt's Sausage Haus in German Village in Columbus the night before the wedding.
For their honeymoon, they traveled to wine country in Napa Valley, Calif., for a week to celebrate their marriage. The couple is residing in Dublin, Ohio.