Darlene Gehrke of Nikiski, and Jack Conright of Nikiski announce their plans to wed at 2:00pm on June 14, 2003. The wedding will be held on Hesketh Island in Kachemak Bay.
Darlene is the daughter of Vern and Allouise Gehrke of Soldotna. She is a 1977 Kenai High School graduate and earned her B.A. in Music Education at the College of Idaho. She is the Band and Choir teacher at Nikiski Jr./Sr. High School.
Jack Conright is the son of Jack and Carol Conright. He is a 1980 Kenai High School graduate and served in the U.S. Navy, specializing in Electronics Tech - Submarines. He is currently self-employed at Conright Services Auto and Marine Electrical since 1986.
The brides attendants will include Eilene Gehrke and Tressia Gehrke. The groom's attendants will be Bobby DuBois and Dyer VanDevere.
Ring bearer will be Rocky, guest book attendant will be Jacit Conright and Flower girl will be Hope Shostak.
The reception will be held on Hesketh Island and will include a custom heart-shaped cake created by Nicky Donald.
A future honeymoon in Europe is planned, and the couple will reside in Nikiski. (
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