Nicole M. Hake and Lawrence R. Rihel were united in marriage during a wedding ceremony held Sept. 17, 2011, at First Baptist Church of Howland in Warren. Officiating was Pastor Ron Starcher.
A reception was held following the ceremony at DiVieste's Banquet Centre in Warren.
The bride is the daughter of Jaime Hake of Largo, Fla., and Pamela Bond of Georgia. Parents of the groom are Larry Rihel of Warren and Jane Pastva of Niles.
Lawrence and Nicole Rihel
Evelyn Armistread attended the bride as matron of honor, while Mackenzie Bond attended as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Crystal Doyle, Nikki Bregar, Shari McCourt, Amy Brown, Carissa May and Kristine Guzan.
Performing the duties of best man for the groom was Christian Aleshire. Groomsmen were Jay Ross, Michael Hanck, Jason McCourt, Shaun Armistead, Michael May and Steven Guzan. Jason Smith and Bert Brown Jr. served as ushers.
The new Mrs. Rihel is a graduate of the Aveda School of Cosmotology. She is employed by Pilot Travel Center in Michigan.
Mr. Rihel is a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School and Marietta College. He is also employed by Pilot Travel as general manager.
The couple resides in Ionia, Mich.