Cessna, Reardon are married
April 19, 2005
Alexandra Cessna of Reno, Nev., and Lt. Patrick J. Reardon Jr. of Kileen, Texas, exchanged wedding vows March 26 at the Reno Hilton Wedding Chapel, Reno, Nev. The double-ring ceremony, which took place at noon, was performed by Dr. Gwyn and witnessed by 20 family members and friends.
The bride is the daughter of Georganna M. Cessna of Reno and the late Judson B. Oberle. The bridegroom’s parents are Patrick and Sharon Reardon of South Lake Tahoe and Reno.
Given in marriage by her maid of honor, Kimberly Van Houton, the bride was attired in a floor-length, ivory-colored, chemise-style gown with spaghetti straps and bodice embroidered with pearls in a floral design. She wore a pearl hairclip, bracelet and necklace and carried a bouquet of pink roses.
The maid of honor, of Reno and Tonopah, wore a floor-length, sleeveless, lilac-colored taffeta gown with full skirt.
Best man was the bridegroom’s brother, Royce Adam Reardon of Reno. Groomsmen were Jim Lake, David Lake, Steven Gerken and Bob Larmore of Reno and South Lake Tahoe.
Immediately following the ceremony a reception was hosted by the bridegroom’s parents in the Reno Hilton Presidential Suite. The newlyweds plan a wedding cruise to the Carribean and Mexico in May.
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The bride graduated from Galena High School in Reno in 2002, where she was an Army Reserve Officers Training Corps Cadet. She plans to graduate from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a bachelor’s degree in English in May 2006. She is an R.O.T.C. Cadet at UNR and will be commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army upon graduation.
The bridegroom is a 2000 graduate of South Tahoe High School. He was a Civil Air Patrol Cadet, U.S. Naval R.O.T.C. Cadet and a 4-H Club member, all at South Lake Tahoe. He received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from UNR in May 2004.
He was in the R.O.T.C. all four years and was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army upon graduation. He is a maintenance platoon leader with the 7-10 Cavalry Sqd. 4th Infantry Div. stationed at Kileen, Texas.