Melody Choat and Joseph Niichel were married Oct. 10, 2010, in Cozumel, Mexico.
Melody is the daughter of Myrna and Lowell Choat,, of Kenai. She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from University of Alaska Anchorage, and a masters degree in nursing from University of Washington. She currently works as an intensive care nurse.
Joseph is the son of Steve Niichel, of Estacada, Ore.; and Elise Stuart, of Silver City, N.M. He attended Evergreen State College, in Olympia, Wash.
Children, Lucille and Leif, were present and took part in ceremony. Lucille was flower girl, and wore a traditional Mexican dress. Leif, was ring bearer, clad a traditional Mexican shirt.
The couple held a reception alongside the beach in Cozumel, and honeymooned with the entire family in Mexico.
The family resides in Olympia, Wash.
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