Kelly Huston and Joseph Ableman of Portland were married July 31, 2009, at the Oregon Garden in Silverton. Erik Helzer officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Bob Huston of Damascus and Linda DeClerek of West Linn. She is a 2001 graduate of West Linn High School. She attended Oregon State University and Pacific University, earning a bachelor of science degree in exercise and sport science, with a minor in health care administration. She plans to graduate in May with a master's degree in occupational therapy.
The groom is the son of James and Maureen Ableman of Albany. He is a 1999 graduate of Crescent Valley High School. He attended Oregon State and University of Washington, earning a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science, and a doctorate in physical therapy. He is a physical therapist in the burn unit at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.
The maid of honor was Ali Super, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Katie Fergison, Marisa Meltebeke, Morgan Murphy, Christina Skipper, Courtney Stewart and Susan Stouder. The flower girl was Emma Faris. The best man was Judd Boomhower. Groomsmen were Jason Carver, Martin Cochran, Yale Curtis, Jon Eicher and Duncan Menge. Ringbearers were Aiden Curtis, Chase Faris and Brennan Sprecher.
Family and friends from all over the United States and Central America gathered to celebrate at the beautiful Oregon Garden. Kelly, Joe and their puppy, Bella, are making their home in Portland.