Amanda Beedle of Svensen, daughter of Tim and Sheena Killion of Svensen and the late Allan Beedle, exchanged wedding vows with Aaron Demase of Svensen on April 23 in the Canterbury Wedding Chapel at the Excalibur in Las Vegas, Nev. The groom is the son of R.J. and Karen Kiepke of Svensen and Ron Haines of Knappa.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her brother, Travis Beedle. in memory of their father, they carried his wedding ring.

The bridesmaid was Nicole Zweber of Knappa and the best man was Chris Wait of Astoria.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Knappa High School and 2002 graduate of Mount Hood Community College. She is employed at Teevin Bros. in Knappa.

The groom is a 1999 graduate of Astoria High School and served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is employed by Bergerson Construction in Astoria.

R.J. and Karen Kiepke gave a full reception at the Excalibur, with guests from as far as Boston, Canada and Arizona. A second reception was held at the Red Lion Inn in Astoria on May 21.

The couple make their home in Svensen.


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