Juneau resident Stacey Rae-Ann (Cheeseman) Avis and Joel Lynn Bjerkeset of Las Vegas, Nev., were married at 5:30 p.m., Aug. 4, 2005, at A Special Memory Chapel in Las Vegas. A Juneau reception will be announced at a later date.
She is the daughter of Bill Cheeseman and the late Donna Tonsgard. She attended Mt. Edgecumbe High School and is a licensed practical nurse.
He is the son of Odell Bjerkeset and Judy Daugherty. He attended Las Vegas Vocational Technical School and is a storekeeper and steward for the Alaska Marine Highway System.
The maid of honor was Brianna Avis, the daughter of the bride. The best man was Kyle Avis, the son of the bride. The groomsman was William Cheeseman Sr. The flower girl was Kirsten Bjerkeset, and the ring bearer Jesse Bjerkeset.
The couple will make their home in Juneau.
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