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Friday, November 17, 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Michel
McKenna Marie Keller and Douglas Gene Michel were united in marriage on, Sept. 2, 2006, at 7 p.m. at Saint Stephen Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Rev. Frederick Ritsch III officiated. The ceremony music was provided by P. Mark Scott, organist, and the Debbie Brooks Chamber Ensemble. Lanier Coles of San Francisco, Calif. and Carrie Hauswald Smith of Sedalia, Mo. gave the readings.

Cocktails and a seated dinner followed at the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art, with music by Carlos Guedes. After dinner, guests danced to Think Big and the Bulletproof Brass Band.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Keller of Fort Worth. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. James Steward and the late Mr. Steward, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Keller, all of Garden City, Kan. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gene Michel of Cherokee, and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hinrichs of Lytton, and the late Mr. and

Mrs. George Michel of Marion. Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride chose a modified A-line gown with striped jacquard and duchesse satin bands on light ivory English net by Vera Wang.

Noelle Campbell of San Francisco, Calif. served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Amy Brown of Austin,Texas, Christy Kindwall Joyce of Des Moines, Kristine Penner of Los Angeles, California, and Julie Schmidt of Dallas,Texas.

Serving as best man was Robert Barger Jr. of Atlanta, Ga. Groomsmen included Matthew Keller, brother of the bride, of Fort Worth,Texas, Tad Heath of San Francisco, Calif., Aaron Hazelrigg of Albuquerque, N.M, and Chris Menke of Clear Lake.

The bride is a graduate of Stanford University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She received a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a consultant with McKinsey and Company. The groom is also a graduate of Stanford University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He operates and invests in small businesses.

The couple honeymooned in French Polynesia. They divide their time between Santa Cruz, Calif., and Dallas, Texas.

A reception will be held November 18th at the Gathering Place in Cherokee.