Kassi Marie Dobbins and Christopher Robert Bartke were united in marriage at a 3:00 p.m. ceremony on August 23, 2013 at Hennes Park. Pastor Bill Rafuse of Rapid River performed the ceremony.
Beth Desotell was chosen as Matron of Honor and Zach Bergeson was chosen as Best Man. Bridesmaids were Kristi Feger, Lindsay Drust, and Cecilie Wojciehowski. Groomsmen were Carl Feger, Cory Thiry and Steven Merath. Mini bride was Kaleigh Wilder and Mini groom was Gavin Thiry.
Ushers were Ryan Jessen and Mark Benishek Jr. Violinist was Benjamin Smeall of Green Bay. Personal Attendant was Nicole Thiry.
The reception and rehearsal dinner were held at The Pullman House. A Bridal shower was held on August 2, hosted by Beth Desotell in Marinette.
The bride is the daughter of Thomas John and Kim Marie Dobbins of Marinette. She is a 2003 graduate of Marinette High School and a 2005 graduate of Arizona School of Massage Therapy. Kassi is currently a shift manager at McDonalds in Menominee. The groom is the son of Carl David and Ann Marie Bartke of Rapid River, MI. Christopher is a 1998 graduate of Rapid River High School and is employed at Waupaca Foundry in Marinette.
The couple will honeymoon in Sedona, AZ and reside in Marinette.