Breonna Elsey Tavenner and Ryan Weylin Roberts were married on August 15th, 2008 at American Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tucson, Arizona. A reception followed in Copper Hall at Hotel Congress. The maid of honor was Caitlin Tavenner and the best man was Christopher Ode. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Nemeth, Sarah Sanders-Ode, and Gwendolyn Francavillo. Groomsmen were George Redifer, Jarrod Schaaf, and Ken Kuehl. Flower girls were Trinity Chandler and Bethany Vemulapalli. The bride is the daughter of Brenda and Richard Tavenner of Tucson, Arizona. Bre is a 2001 graduate of Tucson High Magnet School and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2005. The groom is the son of Martha and Walter Alston and Ava and Randolph Roberts of Owings Mills, Maryland. Ryan is a 1997 graduate of Franklin High School and a 2001 graduate of University of Maryland, College Park. The couple currently attends Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California. Following a honeymoon in France and New York City, the couple now resides in Berkeley.
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