Weddings, October 2018 | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Weddings, October 2018



Emilie Mertens and Michael Kerns married Aug. 18, 2018.

Now Emilie and Michael Kerns, the bride’s parents are Deb and Mark Mertens of Elm Grove.

The mother of groom is Maureen Kolb (Keith) and the father is Bill Kerns (Patty).

Matron of Honor Christine Ash is of New York, New York.

Emilie is with Kohl’s Corporate and Michael is with Kerns Carpet One. The officiating clergy was Bradley Trovillion.

Bridesmaids were Cassidy Servais, Arizona; Joelle Lohr, Green Bay, Wisconsin; Morgan Geronime, Milwaukee; Jamie Willems, Green Bay; and Kelsey Highline, Green Bay.

Best man Danny Kerns is of Milwaukee. Groomsmen were David Kerns, Milwaukee; Andrew Pence, Washington, D.C.; Eric Brandser, Milwaukee; and Andrew Rabin, Chicago.

The wedding trip destination is Hawaii and the couple is residing in Wauwatosa.


Taylor Niehus and Elan Rasansky married July 28, 2018.

The Chicago couple, now Taylor and Elan Rasansky, married at the Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois. The officiating clergy was Bruce Otto.

Parents of the bride Erin and Mark Niehus are of Northbrook, Illinois.

Parents of the groom Cindy and Max Rasansky are of Milwaukee.

The bridesmaids were Abby Niehus, Chicago; Nicole Niehus, Chicago; Alex Trivundza, Clayton, Missouri; Ariana Rasansky, Chicago; Sasha Rasansky, Chicago.

Groomsmen were Jordan Gutglass, New York City; Jeffrey Lurie, San Diego; Joshua Lurie, Milwaukee; Blake Bensman, New York City; Anthony Campagni, Chicago.

Taylor is employed by Groupon and Elan is with A.R.C. Real Estate Group.

The wedding trip destination is Italy.