*Lovell - Connor


Michael and Samantha Connor


Samantha Lovell of Independence and Michael Connor of Independence were married July 10 at the Oregon Garden in Silverton.

The bride is the daughter of Lynda Stein of Salem and Ryan Lovell of Dallas. The groom is the son of Mike and Teresa Connor of Independence.

Pastor Ivan McCrae officiated the ceremony.

Matron of honor was Melissa McBeth. Bridesmaids were Tara Guenther, Misty Connor, Lisa Grund, Caitlin Edgar and Sarah Errand. Flower girl was Mila McBeth.

Best man was Casey Connor. Groomsmen were Darrell Rardin, Christopher Rardin, Patrick Pileggi and Ryan Lovell. Ring bearer was Braden Welin.

Samantha, a 2005 graduate of Perrydale High School, is accounts receivable representative for Holiday Retirement in Salem.

Michael, a 2002 graduate of Central High School in Independence and 2009 graduate of Western Oregon University in Monmouth, is a master's program student of the University of Phoenix. He works for Iwasaki Bros. in Hillsboro.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Las Vegas. They make their home in Independence.


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