Melissa Anne Wuellner and Ryan Michael Long were united in marriage on May 17, 2014. The ceremony was held at First Unitarian Church of Alton, and was officiated by Rev. Khleber M. Van Zandt. A reception followed at Temple Banquet Center in Alton.
The bride is the daughter of Steven and Denise Wuellner of Godfrey. She is a 1999 graduate of Alton High School. She is a graphic designer at AdVantage News.
The groom is the son of Paul and Laura Graf of Fosterburg. He is a 2000 graduate of Alton High School, after which he served in the U.S. Marine Corps for eight years. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2013. The couple owns and operates Cobra Kai Ink, a screen printing business in Alton.
The bride’s attendants were Amanda Maclin, maid of honor, and Lindsey Arico, Princess Baehler and Allison Eardley, bridesmaids.
The groom’s attendants were Layne Smith, best man, and Michael McCann, Cassidy Thomas and Drew Marshall, groomsmen. Levonn Warner was usher.
The couple honeymooned with a road trip to Nashville and New Orleans.