2016-10-27 / Life in Leelanau

Birgy, Belanger are wed


THADDEUS BIRGY and Katie Belanger were married in Traverse City. THADDEUS BIRGY and Katie Belanger were married in Traverse City. Thaddeus Birgy and Katie Belanger, both of Kalkaska, exchanged wedding vows on Aug. 27 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Traverse City, with Rev. James Nihiser officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Lynn and Tina Belanger of Lake Leelanau. A graduate of Leland High School in 2008, she earned associate’s degrees from Northwestern Michigan College in 2011 and 2016.

She is studying toward a Bachelor of Business Arts degree in accounting fraud investigation through Davenport University, and is currently employed at Hagerty Insurance in Traverse City.

The groom is the son of Thomas and Kathy Birgy of South Boardman. A graduate of Forest Area High School in 2012, he is employed at Grand Traverse Container in Traverse City.

Chelsea Martinez, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor while the groom’s cousin Tyler Birgy was best man. Alyssa Birgy was bridesmaid and Cody Nelson groomsman. Jared Ornelas and Jermiah Wakeman served as ushers.

A reception at Williamsburg Creekside in Williamsburg followed the wedding.

Return to top