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Cassie Litherland and Steven Kellems Jr. were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 21, 2011, at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.
The bride is the daughter of Larry and Becky Peter of Tell City and the late Tim Kreisle. Mr. Kellems is the son of Larry and Virginia Clark of Tell City and the late Steven Kellems.
The bride was given away by Larry Peter in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Edward Fruehwald.
Tina Reed of Evansville was chosen as maid of honor and Heather Howell of Tell City, sister of the bride, was chosen as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kym Rollins of Grandview; Tori Peter of Tell City, sister of the bride; Jennifer Bryant of Tell City, sister of the groom; Missy Craig of Tell City, sister of the groom; Lauren Kellems of Tell City, niece of the groom; Krystal Lawalin of Tell City; Tonya Bryant of Tell City; Samantha Mosby of Hawesville, Ky., and Jessica Bryant of Tell City. Junior bridesmaid was Jaylynn Bryant of Tell City, niece of the groom.
Savannah Kellems, daughter of the bride, and Alyssa Howell, niece of the bride, were the flower girls. Cameron Howell of Tell City, nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer.
Mark Huff of Tell City served as the best man. Groomsmen were Randy Howell of Tell City, brother-in-law of the bride; Jamie Bryant of Tell City, brother-in-law of the groom; Jerry Craig of Tell City, brother-in-law of the groom; Logan Kellems of Tell City, cousin of the groom; Jeremiah Bryant of Tell City; Eric Tempel of Tell City; Jared Etienne of Tell City; Ryan Taylor of Tell City; Dustin Hensley of Tell City and Derek Hubert of Tell City. Junior groomsman was Jace Bryant of Tell City, nephew of the groom.
Ushers were Shane Lindaur of Tell City; Scott Mos-by of Hawesville, Ky.; Drew Craig of Tell City, nephew of the groom, and Darrian Craig of Tell City, nephew of the groom.
Reader at the ceremony was Susan Lasher of Newburgh, aunt of the bride. Bubbles were distributed by Maggie Lasher of Indianapolis, cousin of the bride. Organist at the ceremony was Jane Upmeyer.
A reception was held at the American Legion in Tell City following the ceremony.
The new Mr. and Mrs. Steven Kellems Jr. honeymooned at Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and will reside in Tell City.
The bride is a graduate of Tell City High School and the University of Southern Indiana. She works at U.S. Bank.
Mr. Kellems is a graduate of Perry Central High School and works for Kellems Construction.
Guests traveling from a distance included Steve and Carol Kreisle of Costa Mesa, Calif.; Katie Johnson of Gilbert, Ariz.; Mary Kreisle of Atlanta, Ga.; Nick, Holly, Will and Katie Kreisle of Rockville, Md.; Dennis and Judy McGee of Lithonia, Ga.; Mike, Jen, Max and Zach Spalding of Imperial, Mo.; Sarah and Julia Wansack of Fort Mill, S.C.; Bill, Wendy, Collin and Ellie McGee of Garner, N.C.; Ross and Owen McGee of Flowery Branch, Ga.; Alice Kreisle and Matt and Amy Bormet, all of Washington, D.C.; Susan, Maggie and Andy Lasher of Evansville; Bert and Kris Emmons of Webster Groves, Mo., and Ellen and Griffin Nolan of St. Louis, Mo.