Double-ring ceremony for Tahoe couple |

Double-ring ceremony for Tahoe couple


Dawn Robertson and Patrick Stackpole, both of Stateline, exchanged wedding vows Aug. 5 at Round Hill Pines Beach.

The 6:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony was performed by David Beronio and witnessed by 120 family members and friends.

The bride’s parents are Doug and Connie Robertson of Zephyr Cove, Nev., and the bridegroom is the son of Tabby Pickering of Point Reyes, Calif., and the late Jude Stackpole.

The bride was given in marriage by her father, who rode his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. She was attired in a floor-length, white halter-style dress and her headdress was a tiara with a long veil. She carried a bouquet of orange, red and yellow geberas and dahlias.

Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Colleen Robertson of Las Vegas, Nev., and bridesmaids were Kelly Riale of Zephyr Cove, Kimberly Shannon of Tempe, Ariz., Magen Murray of Solvang, Calif.; and Shannon Lane of Zephyr Cove. Each attendant wore a floor-length, light yellow dress with spaghetti straps and carried a bouquet similar to the brides.

Best man was Steve Carver of Stateline and groomsmen were the bridegroom’s brother, H. C. Stackpole of Shelby Township, Mich.; Greg Lowry of Pittsburgh, Pa., Kevin Leech of Gardnerville, Nev., and Carl Beimel of Waldorf, Md.

Ring bearer was Evan Derdowski of Zephyr Cove and flower girl was Sophia Giovannani of South Lake Tahoe.

Following the ceremony the bride’s parents hosted a reception for the newlyweds to greet their guests at Round Hill Pines Beach.

Upon their return from a one-week wedding trip to Kauai, Hawaii, the couple established their home at Stateline.

The bride graduated from George Whittell High School in 1993, and is currently enrolled at Carson City Beauty Academy.

The bridegroom is a 1987 graduate of Elk County Christian High School at St. Mary’s, Pa., and received a degree in environmental design from the University of California, Davis in 1992. He is a dual rated pit supervisor at Caesars Tahoe.

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