CLARE — Anne Marie Austin and Mark Gerald Oleson were united in marriage on April 26, 2014, at St. Cecilia’s Church. The Rev. Ken Stachnik officiated at the nuptials.
The wedding party included the bride and groom’s siblings, Al, Will and Emily Austin, and Nate, Lauren and Zack Oleson, as well as cousins and friends of the couple, Elizabeth Winegar, Danielle Olson, Tiffany Slocum, Lauren McCormick, Charlie Lannin, Cliff Simon, Adam Crump and Ben Schaub. Anne Marie’s cousin, Elizabeth Winegar, was her maid of honor. Mark’s brother, Nate Oleson, served as his best man.
Anne Marie is the daughter of Fred and Paula Austin of Clare. She graduated from Clare High School, Central Michigan University, and the University of Wyoming. Anne Marie is employed as a speech and language pathologist by the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District.
Mark is the son of D.J. and Lisa Oleson of Traverse City. He graduated from Traverse City Central High School and Western Michigan University. Mark is employed as a buffalo farmer.
The newlyweds are living in Traverse City, where they spend their free time in the woods, water and along the trails.