Carol Hutson, formerly of Astoria, daughter of the late Willard Hutson and Ramona Hutson of Warrenton, exchanged wedding vows with John Bernhard, of Torrence, Calif., on April 17 at The Old Church in Portland. The groom is the son of Frank Bernhard of Salt lake City and Patricia Bernhard of Dubuque, Iowa.
The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Louis Burdett. The Rev. R. Griffen performed the double-ring ceremony.
The bride wore an ivory lace and gold satin gown with an ivory veil and chapel-length train. She carried a bouquet of gold and purple calla lilies. Following tradition, the bride wore her maternal great-grandmother's wedding ring as something old; a six strand pearl necklace, a gift from the groom, as something new; a butterfly pin, borrowed from her sister; and the traditional wedding garter as something blue.
The groom wore a gray silk tuxedo with a paisley ascot.
Matron of Honor was Darcy Campbell of Kalama, Wash. Bridesmaid was Julie Anderson of Portland.
Best man was the groom's brother, David Bernhard, of Newton, Conn. Groomsman was Stan Mathew of Marina Del Rey, Calif. Ushers were the groom's brothers, Brad and Bryan Bernhard, the bride's brother, Louis Burdett, and Dave Campbell.
A reception followed the ceremony at the Heathman Hotel.
The couple honeymooned in the Dominican Republic and will make their home in Southern California.
The bride is a 1985 graduate of Astoria High School and 1995 graduate of Pace University in Pleasantville, N.Y., with a bachelor's degree in marketing and management. She is the district sales manager for Hunter Douglas in Los Angeles.
The groom is a 1985 graduate of Judge High School in Salt Lake City and 1991 graduate of the University of Utah, with a bachelor's degree in science and physics. He graduated from North Texas University in Denton, Texas, in 1999, with a Ph.D in physics and material sciences. He is the photo module manager fabricator three for International Rectifier in El Segundo, Calif.