Baldwinsville Katherine April Ritts, of Baldwinsville, wed Daniel Robert Schafer, of Baldwinsville, on Oct. 1, 2011 at the First Presbyterian Church, 620 West Genesee St., in Syracuse. Pastor Beth H. DuBois performed their Unity Sand Ceremony.
The bride wore the fitted Gracie gown in ivory, designed by Settoro and Midgley, with a fully ruffled skirt and matching off shoulder strap. She was escorted down the aisle by her father, Joseph A. Ritts, Jr.
Sister of the Bride, Stephanie Lynnette Ritts, served as the bride’s maid of honor and Sister-In-Law to the Bride Stacy Lynn Ritts served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Amy Schafer, sister-in law of the bride, Elizabeth Figura and Natalie Wieskotten (both) college friends of the bride.
Christopher Schafer, brother of the groom, served as best man. Ushers were Nicholas Ronald Ritts and Samuel Joseph Ritts, both brothers of the bride and Robert Schartner, friend of the groom.
The couple's reception was held at Justin's Grill with Latizia and the Z Band entertaining. A honeymoon send-off breakfast was held in the Schafers honor at the Embassy Suites Hotels.
The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia for a week immediately following the wedding weekend.
Katherine graduated from Weedsport High School, William Smith College and Syracuse College of Law, and is employed by Bond, Shoeneck and King, PLLC. Daniel graduated from Weedsport High School and is employed as a Carpenter for Kevin Rich Construction of Skaneateles.