SALEM - Samantha Jean Gano wed Marshall Patrick Bahr on Oct. 23, 2010 at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington Pa.
The bride is the daughter of David and Kathryn Gano, Salem.
The grooms parents are Micheal and Debra Bahr, Omaha, Neb.
Samantha and Marshall Bahr
Pastor Peter Fowler, Salem, officiated the 4:30 p.m. ceremony. Readings were given by Marta Hergenrother, Salem; and Kathryn Miller, Columbus.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a tailored, ivory strapless gown. She carried a bouquet of yellow sunflowers and assorted roses.
Anne Gano, Salem, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor is a floor length black gown. In matching gowns were bridesmaids, Alicia Roberts, Chicago, Ill., sister of the bride; Greta Sullivan, New York, N.Y.; Lauren Ross, Atlanta, Ga.; Katherine Winn, Salem; Kristina Caples, Canton; Keri Geiger, Alliance; and Rebecca Wallace, Palm Beach, Fla., cousins of the bride. Flower girl was Camden Hergenrother, Salem, cousin of the bride.
Performing the duties of best man was Christopher Bahr, Omaha, Neb., brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jacob Gano, Salem, brother of the bride; Jeffrey Zimmerman, Salem; Benjamin Ray, Morgantown W.Va.; Jordan Smith, Savannah, Ga.; James Ross, Atlanta, Ga.; and Ryan Anzalone, Omaha, Neb. Ringbearer was Yano Anzalone, Omaha, Neb.
An evening reception for 200 guests followed.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Salem High School and she received a bachelor's degree in interior design from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She currently works for Columbus based retail design firm, WD Partners.
The groom is a former special operations combat medic, serving six years with the 175 Ranger Regiment in Savannah, Ga. He earned a bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University and is currently studying to become a physician at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Following a honeymoon to the Dominican Republic, the couple reside in Omaha, Neb.