HOUGHTON - Kelly Louise Abbott and Steven John Kesti were married Aug. 6, 2011, at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Houghton with Rev. Richard Eskola officiating.
The bride's parents are Michael and Kathleen Abbott of Liminga. The groom's parents are John and Suzanne Kesti of Laurium.
Matron of honor was Shannon Aho, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Alina Niska, sister of the bride, Kate McCloud, sister of the bride, and Heather Raasakka, friend of the bride and cousin of the groom. Best man was John Hyrkas, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Eric Anderson, friend of the groom, Mike Lasanen, friend of the groom, and Aaron Raasakka, cousin of the groom. Ushers were Brent Johnson and Tom Raasakka.
Kelly is a graduate of Houghton High School, Michigan Technological University and the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University. She is an optometrist at InSight EyeCare in Calumet and LensCrafters in Green Bay. Steve is a graduate of Calumet High School and is employed by Paul Hyrkas Construction.
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