Coffell, Brouckaert wed


Lisa Marie Coffell and Justin James Brouckaert, both of Columbia, South Carolina, were wed on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the SVSU Founders Hall in Saginaw, Michigan. Parents of the bride are John and Linda Coffell of Cadillac, Michigan, and parents of the groom are Gabriel and Cynthia Brouckaert of Harbor Springs, Michigan. Raymond Deeren, friend of the bride and groom, of Chicago, Illinois officiated the wedding ceremony.

The bride wore a pleated strapless, faille bridal gown with a sweetheart neckline, an empire waist, and a sweep train. The dress was accompanied by an elbow length veil edged with a mix of pearls, beading, and sequin embellishments. The bride's round hand tied bouquet consisted of mint and ivory open roses, coral cabbage roses, peach calla lilies accented with mint hydrangeas, ivory rock cress, and stems wrapped in coral satin ribbon.

Michelle VanHeck, sister of the bride, of Traverse City, Michigan served as the Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids included friends of the bride: Lisa Wohlford of Duluth, Minnesota, Caitlin Podojak of Saginaw, Michigan, Amy Waber of Saginaw, Michigan, and the groom's sister, Melissa Hewitt, of New Baltimore, Michigan. The groom's niece, Sabrina Hewitt, was the flower girl.

Justin Adams, friend of the groom, of Plymouth, Michigan served as the Best Man. Groomsmen included friends of the groom: Ryann Stocker of Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, Chris Koslowski of Columbia, South Carolina, Marlin Jenkins of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the groom's brother-in-law, Steven Hewitt, of New Baltimore, Michigan. The groom's nephew, Brendan Hewitt, was the ring bearer.

A reception was held at the Riverfront Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Bay City, Michigan. The couple honeymooned in Asheville, North Carolina.

Lisa earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Saginaw Valley State University. She is currently a Third Grade Teacher for Sumter School District.

Justin earned his Bachelor's degree in English from Saginaw Valley State University and a Master's of Fine Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. He is currently a Scholastic Media Assistant at the University of South Carolina.

The couple reside in Columbia, South Carolina.