Kristen Alyce Racette and Allen Michael Hoke were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. June 18, 2010. The double-ring ceremony took place at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Eric Culler officiating. A reception followed at Meadowbrook Ballroom, Bascom.
Kristen is the daughter of Raymond and Debra Racette of Tiffin.
Allen is the son of Michael and Cynthia Hoke of Tiffin.
Kristen, given in marriage by her father, wore an ivory and champagne alencon lace over light gold luminous satin gown. The gown featured a sweetheart neckline with asymmetrical ruching throughout the bodice and slim A-line skirt. The all-over lace was embellished with Swarovski crystals, bugle beads, sequins and seed beads. Scalloped-edge lace encircled the hemline and chapel train. She wore an ivory two-tiered veil with a scalloped edge accented with rhinestones and crystal beading. She carried a bouquet of ivory roses, white freesia and ivory stephanotis with her great-grandmother Ehrenfried's rosary intertwined.
Kelly Racette of Tiffin was her sister's maid of honor. Casey Burnett of Fort Worth, Texas, Lisa Racette of Las Cruces, N.M., and Emily Montgomery of Roswell, N.M., sisters of the bride, were her attendants.
Peyton Burnett, niece of the bride, was junior bridesmaid.
The attendants wore strapless, floor-length organza gowns in a salmon color. The softened sweetheart bodice featured a vertically pleated empire accent above an asymmetrically pleated, dropped waist on the A-line skirt. They carried bouquets of salmon roses, dark blue irises, white stock and yellow freesia.
Greg Hoke of Tiffin was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Kyle Racette of Tiffin, brother of the bride, Lewie Montgomery of Roswell, N.M., brother-in-law of the bride, and Tim Focht of Dublin, Ohio, friend of the couple.
The flower girl was Kendall Burnett, niece of the bride. The ring bearer was Jack Nolen of Las Cruces, N.M., nephew of the bride.
Kristen is a 2004 graduate of Calvert High School. She graduated from University of Findlay in 2010 with a master's degree in occupational therapy. She is employed as an occupational therapist.
Allen is a 2004 graduate of Columbian High School. He graduated from Tiffin University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance. He is employed as a staff accountant.
In April 2010, the bride's sisters hosted a miscellaneous shower at T.J. Willie's restaurant, Tiffin. The groom's aunts also hosted miscellaneous showers in May.
Following a honeymoon trip to Negril, Jamaica, the couple resides in Findlay.