As of Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Deaven Skye Vessell and Kyle Evan Schmidt, both of Salem, were married March 13, 2016, at the Green Villa Barn in Independence.
The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Jena Vessell, of Dallas. The groom is the son of Neil and Christina Schmidt, of Dallas.
Deaven is a 2013 graduate of Dallas High School and a 2015 graduate of Chemeketa Community College. She is pursuing further education at Western Oregon University and is employed at Great Harvest Bread Company in Salem.
Kyle is a 2012 graduate of Dallas High School and a 2014 graduate of Chemeketa Community College. He is employed at Costco Wholesale in Salem.
Pastor Hans Rasmussen officiated at the ceremony. The couple wrote their own vows and took communion at the ceremony.
Deaven’s maid of honor was best friend, Julie Postma. Her bridemaids were Kayce Lilley, Kelsea Banks, McKenna Reasor, Briana Classen and Alison Hattan.
Kyle’s best man was his brother, Joshua Schmidt. His groomsmen were Ian Ussery, Landon Hattan, Anthony Friesen, JT and Gunner Wyatt. Flower girl was Eliza Compton and ring bearers were twins, John and Jaden Rasmussen.
The couple honeymooned 10 days in Kawai, Hawaii. They make their home in Salem.