Claire Ely and Mark Loesel were married on September 29, 2012, in the Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden in San Francisco’s historical Golden Gate Park. Rev. Rod Hall performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Therese Ely, of Fremont, California. The groom is the son of Jon and Debbie Loesel of Clare, Michigan.
Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her friend, Kelsey Perusse, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Melissa Born and Molly West. Andrew Myrick, friend of the groom, was the best man. Groomsmen were Lionel Desai and Jonathan Mott. The flower girl was Carmen Li and ring bearer was Kellen Li, both friends of the couple.
A reception was held at the Presidio Film Centre in San Francisco, California. The bride is a graduate of the Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, where she received her Bachelor of Business degree. Mark attended the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The newlyweds are employed by Cisco and reside in San Francisco, California.