WINTERSVILLE - Theresa Catholic Church was the setting for the March 20 wedding that united Melvin Koller and Lauren Porter in marriage. The 1:30 p.m. ceremony was conducted by Monsignor Bill Brooks.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Tom and Anna Porter, and brother, Michael Porter of Wintersville.
The groom is the son of Karl and Kay Koller of Surprise, Ariz.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Koller
Rebecca Porter of Gilbert, Ariz., served as maid of honor, and bridesmaids included Amanda Almonte of Wintersville, Rachele Almonte of Houston, Texas, and Alexis Almonte of Daytona Beach, Fla.
Dwight Koller, brother of the groom, was the best man. Groomsmen were Steven Bosma of Arizona, Brad Bickerton of Colorado and Andrew Rigby of California.
Nieces of the groom, Frankie Ray Koller and Anna Cross, were flower girls. Hudson Bosma, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.
The bride is a 1998 graduate of Catholic Central High School, a 2003 graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a bachelor's degree in special education and a 2009 graduate of Northern Arizona University with a master's degree in elementary education. She is employed by the Eanes Independent School District in Austin, Texas.
The groom is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University and a graduate of Arizona State University with a master's degree in agribusiness management and trade. He is employed as a senior credit officer at Farm Credit Bank of Texas in Austin.
The reside in Austin.