ESTES PARK, Colo. - Laura Bissell became the bride of Noah Van Ark on Aug. 27 during an outdoor ceremony at the Black Canyon Inn, Estes Park, Colo.
The bride is the daughter of Paul and Susan Bissell, Columbiana.
The groom is the son of Mark and Candace Van Ark, Boulder, Colo.
Laura and Noah Van Ark
Rev. David B. Joachim, Westminster Presbyterian pastor, Boardman, performed the intimate ceremony.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a custom gown featuring a sweetheart neckline, shirred, fitted bodice closed at the back with pearl buttons and tied at the waist with a satin sash, and asymmetrical rows of organza ruffles. A single wildflower was tucked behind her ear. She carried a colorful array of wildflowers bound with a sheer white ribbon.
In a knee-length fuchsia halter dresses were bridesmaids Katie Maruskin, Nashville, Tenne.; Christina Stackhouse, Boulder, Colo.; and Lee-Anna Upperman, New Castle, Pa.
Groomsmen were Schuyler Van Ark, Brian Mercer and Stephen Milburn, all of Boulder, Colo.
A reception followed at the Twin Owls Steakhouse.
Following a honeymoon to the Pacific Northwest the couple reside in Broomfield, Colo.