Warren Edward Whitaker and Anna Christine Martineau were united in marriage on July 13, 2013, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California, by the Rev. Elton Ford.
The bride is the daughter of Janis Martineau, Black Earth, Wisconsin, and the late Gary Martineau, formerly of Nashua, New Hampshire. She is the granddaughter of Don and Wanda Fechner, Black Earth, Wisconsin, and the late George and Rita Simpson, formerly of Claremont, New Hampshire.
The groom is the son of Deborah and Wayne Whitaker Sr., Wilkes-Barre. He is the grandson of the late Lottie and Charles DuBoyd Sr., formerly of Wilkes-Barre, and the late Yvonne and Charles Ingram Sr., Philadelphia.
The bride was given in marriage by her grandfather. Bridesmaids included Rebecca Holmburg-Mast, cousin of the bride, and Sarah Tachon, Jacqueline Relyea and Janelle Cahoon, friends of the bride.
Best men included Wayne Whitaker Jr. and William Whitaker, brothers of the groom; Paul Jefferson, Anthony Harris, Isiah Walker, Rob McDonald and Charles Cannon, friends of the groom; and Anthony Ferguson, fraternal brother of the groom.
The bride and groom chose their daughter Giavanna as the flower girl and Nehemiah Whitaker and Jeremiah Whitaker, nephews of the groom, as ring bearers. A scripture reading was given by Anthony Ferguson.
An evening of celebration with a cocktail hour and reception was held in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Ballroom. The parents of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner cruise on board a boat provided by Hornblower Cruises.
The bride is a 1998 graduate of Sun Prairie High School, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Edgewood College in 2002, a master’s degree from Ottawa University in 2009, and graduated from the accelerated bachelor’s nursing program at Grand Canyon University in April of 2014.
The groom is a 2000 graduate of GAR Memorial High School, Wilkes-Barre. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Lock Haven University in 2005 and a master’s degree from Bucknell University in 2008. He is a doctoral student at the University of San Diego.
The couple resides in San Diego, California.