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Wedding Santelmann – Marando

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Heidi Margaret & Michael Travis Marando

Heidi Margaret Santelmann and Michael Travis Marando were united in marriage on Aug. 5, 2017, at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbus. The Rev. Richard A. Burnett officiated.

Heidi is the daughter of Ken and Margaret Santelmann of Seville. She is a 2008 graduate of Cloverleaf High School and a 2012 graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She has worked for the past eight years at Abercrombie & Fitch in Columbus.

Michael is the son of Kathie Marini and stepson of Mark Marini of Warren. Michael is also the son of the late Michael G. Marando. He is a 2007 graduate of Lakeview High School and 2011 graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in finance. Michael is employed by Uber Technologies.

Rachel Firebaugh (sister of the bride) attended as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mallory Marando (sister of the groom), Kristen Santelmann (sister-in-law of the bride), Haley Robinson, Malia Jones, Krissy Kaupilla, Angie Smith and Anya Ursu. Jon Kittle (friend of the groom) served as best man. Groomsmen were William Santelmann (brother of the bride), Diego Milara, Mitch Benner, Bryan Galida, Ben Melnick, Zachary Repphum and Henry Richter. Sadie Florence (second cousin to the groom) attended as flower girl, and Drew and Trent Firebaugh (nephews of the bride) served as ring bearers.

The reception was at The Westin in Columbus. The couple honeymooned in Bora Bora and Moorea in French Polynesia. They recently relocated to Chicago.

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