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Tawny and Robert Fitzsimmons (AP)
Tawny and Robert Fitzsimmons

Posted on Dec. 9, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Tawny Desimone and Robert Fitzsimmons were married Oct. 6, 2012, at Christiana Creek Country Club in an outside ceremony by Pastor Robert Meckley of Adamsville Road Church of God.

The bride’s parents are Ron and Debbie Desimone of Elkhart. The groom’s parents are Bob and Lynette Fitzsimmons of Elkhart.

Nicollette Desimone, the bride’s sister of Elkhart, was maid of honor. Heather Williamson, the groom’s sister from Elkhart, Kayla Mastos of Three Rivers, Mich., Marissa Wallace of Jones, Mich., and Amanda Nielsen of Elkhart were bridesmaids. Gabrielle and Gianna Desimone, cousins of the bride of Elkhart, were junior bridesmaids. Claire VanBeest of Mio, Mich., was flower girl.

Tyler Forgey of Elkhart was best man. Nicholas Shaffer, Corleone Desimone, brother of the bride, Wade Williams and Cody Vance, all of Elkhart, were groomsmen. Brody Wallace of Jones, Mich., was ring bearer.

The reception followed the ceremony at Christiana Creek Country Club.

The couple traveled to Bonita Springs, Fla., for their honeymoon.

The bride and groom met in high school in 2006. The groom proposed to the bride while vacationing last summer in Mackinac Island.