Gina Margraf and Chris Wertz were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 4, 2010, at All Saints Catholic Church, New Riegel. The Rev. Randy Giesige was officiant during the double-ring, Catholic nupital Mass.
Gina is the daughter of Steve and Connie Margraf of New Riegel.
Chris is the son of Bill and Darlene Wertz of New Riegel.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Wertz
Gina, given in marriage by her father, wore a satin A-line gown with a side draped bodice that featured an asymmetrical skirt accented with hand-sewn crystal edging. Her veil was accented with Swarovski crystal edging. She carried her grandmother's rosary wrapped around a bouquet of yellow and white roses, hydrangeas and orchids.
Alana Margraf and Melanie Margraf of New Riegel were maids of honor for their sister. Bridesmaids were Leanne Wertz of Columbus, sister of the groom; Kelly Wank of New Riegel, cousin of the groom; Beth Jones of New Riegel, friend of the bride; and Angie Siebenaller of Columbus, friend of the bride. They wore knee-length, Carribbean blue chiffon dresses with white trim accents. They carried bouquets of yellow and white roses accented with blue lilies tied with satin ribbon that was trimmed with pearls.
Josh Gillig of New Riegel was his friend's best man. Groomsmen were Bill Wertz of Circleville, Steve Wertz of Tiffin and Matt Wertz of Columbus, brothers of the groom; Dave Stevens of New Riegel, friend of the couple; and Travis Nye of New Riegel, friend of the groom.
Gina is a 2004 graduate of New Riegel High School and a 2008 graduate of The Ohio State University. She is attending Ohio State to obtain a master's degree and is employed as a certified pharmacy technician at ICP Inc., Tiffin.
Chris is a 2005 graduate of New Riegel High School and a 2007 graduate of Columbus State Community College. He is an automotive technician at Reineke Ford, Tiffin.
Connie Margraf, Darlene Wertz and the bridesmaids hosted a miscellaneous shower July 18, 2010, and Jerry and Joni Faeth hosted a couples' campfire shower Aug. 28, 2010.
The rehearsal dinner was at Shell Shuckers, Tiffin.
Following a honeymoon trip to the Canadian Rockies, the couple resides in Tiffin.