Locals get married in Mexico
Jeanette Kreminski and Dooley Riva exchanged wedding vows June 28 during an outdoor ceremony overlooking the ocean at Ense-ada, Mexico. The 5 p.m. double-ring nuptials were officiated by Casey Moss and witnessed by 130 family members and friends.
The bride is the daughter of Thildy Kaelin of South Lake Tahoe and the late Joe Kaelin. The bridegroom is the son of Bob and Judy Riva of South Lake Tahoe.
Given in marriage by her mother, the bride was attired in a floor-length satin ivory-colored gown with embroidered halter top. She wore a chapel-length veil and carried a bouquet of white and purple flowers.
Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Irene Kaelin, and bridesmaid was Brandy Hammaker, both of South Lake Tahoe. Each attendant wore a street-length rose-colored dress and carried a bouquet that matched the bride’s.
Best man was Wisi Betschart of South Lake Tahoe and groomsman was Cole Ulanoski of Newport Beach, Calif.
Immediately following the ceremony the newlyweds greeted their guests during an outdoor reception at the Las Rosas Hotel & Spa in Ense-ada, where guests spent the weekend. A Mariachi band played throughout the ceremony and reception.
Upon their return from a 10-day wedding trip to Moorea and Bora Bora, Tahiti, the couple established their home at South Lake Tahoe.
The bride graduated from South Tahoe High School. She attended California State University, Chico and received her bachelor’s degree and teaching credential from California State University, Sacramento. She is a second-grade teacher at Tahoe Valley Elementary School.
The bridegroom is a graduate of South Tahoe High School and received a bachelor’s degree in structural engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is a structural engineer with Gabbart and Wood Engineering.
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