Carroll County Times
Carroll County

Mr. and Mrs. Gary S. Hertsch

Kristen Renee Eckard, daughter of Bob and Kim Eckard, of Union Bridge, and Gary Stephen Hertsch, son of Steve and Joyce Hertsch, of Westminster, were married at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Westminster on May 12, 2012.

The Revs. Kevin Clementson and Eric Crisp performed the ceremony.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

Maid of honor was Jessica Harley, of Westminster. Bridesmaids were Katie Hertsch, of Boston, Mass., sister of the groom; Jillian Henson, of Monroeville, Pa., Ashlee Buffington, of Union Bridge, and Diana Hazelip, of Westminster.

Best man was Michael Vollmer, of Westminster. Groomsmen were Michael Eckard, of Taneytown, brother of the bride; Brandt Alban, Nick Guinn, Kevin Hurley, all of Westminster, and Corey Fowler, of Manchester. Ushers were Rick Herrman, of Union Bridge, and Adam Haines, of Westminster.

The reception was held at Martin's Westminster.

After a honeymoon to Deep Creek Lake in Oakland, the newlyweds are residing in Westminster.

The bride is a 2005 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School and a 2009 graduate of Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education.

The groom is a 2004 graduate of Westminster High School and a 2012 graduate of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 486 Training School.