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Michele Kathaleen Risen and Stephen Edward Hoem.


Michele Kathaleen Risen of Salem and Stephen Edward Hoem of McMinnville were married on Oct. 14, 2006 at Monmouth Christian Church.

The ceremony was officiated by Todd Pynch.

The bride is the daughter of Allen and Diane Risen of Independence.

The groom is the son of Merle and Elaine Hoem of Independence.

Matron of honor was Krista Tracy and bridesmaids were Courtney Risen and Shellie Heskew.

Flower girl was Tanna Tracy and ring bearer, Wyatt Tracy.

Best man was Kevin Heskew and groomsmen were Nick Searfus and Cory Burchfield. Usher was Andrew Risen.

Michele, a 1998 graduate of Central High School, attended Chemeketa Community College. She works for UPS in Tualatin.

Stephen, a 2000 graduate of Central High School and a 2002 graduate of Chemeketa Community College, is an auto mechanic for Larsen Motors in McMinnville.

The couple honeymooned in Maui, Hawaii, and makes their home in Salem.


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