Stevenson-IvyKate McMillan Stevenson of Kalama, Wash., daughter of Tom and Lisa Stevenson of Kalama, exchanged wedding vows with Justin Lloyd Ivy of Longview, Wash., Aug. 2 at Rutherglen Mansion in Longview. He is the son of Bill and Debbie Ivy of Longview. The bride is the granddaughter of Denny and Frankye Thompson and Rosemary Stevenson, all of Astoria, and the late Lawson Stevenson.

The bride was given in marriage by her father in the outdoor ceremony officiated by her uncle, Judge Lindsey Cotterell. She wore a long white satin dress with beaded trim and a silver tiara, plus a pearl necklace given to her by the groom. Her father and brother, John, wore kilts in celebration of the McMillan-Stevenson Scottish heritage, and a bagpiper played several tunes preceding the ceremony.

Matrons of Honor were the bride's sister, Kelly Stevenson Silva of Omaha, Neb., and her aunt, Greta Thompson Sangder of Eugene.

Best Men were Dave Penner and Aaron Lunday, both of Longview. Groomsmen were the groom's brother, Andy Ivy of Longview, and the bride's brother, John Stevenson of Kalama.

The bride graduated from Kalama High School and earned a degree in fashion design from Washington State University in 2002. She is a nonapparel merchandise representative at Eddie Bauer Headquarters in Redmond, Wash. The groom is a Longview High School graduate who graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle in 2003 and works in industrial design.

The couple honeymooned in Vancouver, British Columbia, and plan to live in Seattle.


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