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Sunday, May. 27, 2018

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POSTED: 01/22/11 at 1:08 pm. FILED UNDER: Info

Alisha Campbell and Alex Stilwell were married on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at The Evergreen in Portland, Oregon. Rochelle Stilwell, cousin of the groom, served as officiant.

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Stilwell

Parents of the bride are AeHee Campbell of Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Robert (Cheryl) Campbell of Van Wert. Late maternal grandparents are Jo Chun Shim and Yong Sik Moon of Pusan, South Korea, and late paternal grandparents are Donna and Larry Campbell of Convoy.

Parents of the groom are Sally and Steve Stilwell of Granville. Maternal grandparents of the groom are Barbara Smith and the late William Smith of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Paternal grandparents are the late Ruth and Roger Stilwell of Troy.

The bride was escorted by her father and wore a taupe and ivory lace Justin Alexander gown. She wore a greenery crown and carried a bouquet of dahlias, peonies, and garden roses. The groom wore a charcoal suit by Banana Republic.

Members of the bridal party were Angie Campbell of Van Wert, sister of the bride; Lauren Parrish of Columbus, Mona Thinavongsa of Washington, D.C., Anisa Proud of Detroit, Jamie Allen of Highland Ranch, Colorado, and Kelly Wilson of Portland, Oregon, all friends of the bride.

The groomsmen included Ben Grimm of Los Angeles, Dave Bajek of Chicago, Steve Schwab of Denver, Jake Radak of Seattle, Drew Stevens of Columbus, and Brad Wensink of Portland, Oregon, all friends of the groom.

The bachelorette party took place in Palm Springs, California, and the bachelor party in Breckenridge, Colorado. The couple plans to take a belated honeymoon in 2018 to various locations in Asia. The couple resides in Portland, Oregon.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Van Wert High School and 2010 graduate of The Ohio State University. She is employed in philanthropy with the Oregon Health & Science University Foundation.

The groom is a native Michigander, but relocated and graduated in 2006 from Sidney High School in Sidney. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The Ohio State University in 2011 and 2012, respectively. He is an engineer with Hyster-Yale Group.

POSTED: 08/28/17 at 6:39 am. FILED UNDER: Weddings