Patterson-Wecker wedding

By From page A5 | September 7, 2011

Karen Patterson and Eric Wecker were married on Aug. 6, 2011, at Lake Tahoe’s King’s Beach. Courtesy photo

Karen Patterson and Eric Wecker were married on Aug. 6, 2011, at Lake Tahoe’s King’s Beach. Courtesy photo

Karen Patterson and Eric Wecker, both of Davis, were married on Aug. 6, 2011, at North Lake Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach.

The couple met at Davis High School 14 years ago and started dating again 18 months ago.

The bride is the daughter of Betty K. Patterson of Davis and the late Hugh A. Patterson. The bride is a 1997 graduate of Davis High School. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2002. She received a master’s degree in counseling psychology at University of San Francisco and is employed as a marriage and family therapy intern and a harp and piano teacher.

The groom is the son of Renee and Craig Wecker of Davis. A 1998 graduate of Davis High School, he is a pre-med student at UC Davis and hopes to go to medical school.

The wedding was officiated by Gavin Payne.

The bridal entrance song was “Annie’s Song,” which was played at her parents wedding.

The bridesmaids were Sophia Krich-Brinton of San Francisco, Meredith Goldsmith of Houston, Toby Sokol of Portland, Ore., Jenny Leipham of San Jose and April Stewart of Sachse, Texas.

The junior bridesmaids were Zoe Strachan-Payne of Davis, Ruby Raye Clarke of Bodega Bay and Fiona Strachan-Payne of Davis.

The best man was Darren Reid. The groomsmen were Ian Cipperly, Kyle Wecker, Peter Lazarus and Paul Patterson.

The flower girls were Alice Wecker and Jera Wecker.

The ring bearer was Albus Falcor Dumbledoodle, the dog of the bride.

The reception was held in Kings Beach, where the guests enjoyed drinks, dinner and dancing.

Music was provided by harpist Alex Tibbits, guitarist Paul Wecker and vocalists Lauren Rasmussen and Meredith Hawkins. “The Architecture of Love” was read by Rob Samish.

Paul Wecker played and sang “Night and Day,” which he also performed at Craig and Renee Wecker’s wedding.

The couple is honeymooning in Australia for one month.

The newlyweds will live in Davis.

Enterprise staff

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