The Casa Marina in Key West, Fla., formed the setting for the April 27, 2013, beach wedding of Shalynn Ann Fortman and David Douglas Loudenslager. Rev. Steve Torrence officiated the 6:30 p.m. sunset exchange of vows.
Parents of the couple are Catherine and John Fortman of Ottawa and Barbara and Doug Loudenslager of Columbus.
The bride wore a V-neck sleeveless organza and lace dress with hand-beaded lace bodice with rouched organza midriff with slim skirt and scalloped hemline. Shay carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas.
Maid of Honor was Heather McGlaughlin of Ottawa, friend of the couple. Bridesmaids were Branden Fortman of Bluffton, sister-in-law of the bride; Jennifer Loudenslager of Xenia, sister of the groom; Jessica Fields of Columbus, friend of the couple; Amber Maidment of Pittsburgh, Penn., friend of the couple; and Holly Unterbrink of Naperville, Ill., friend of the couple.
Best Man was Blake Buhl of Indianapolis, friend of the couple. Groomsmen were Jonathan Fortman of Bluffton, brother of the bride; Chris Loudenslager of West Lafayette, Ind., brother of the groom; Zack Fortman of Ottawa, brother of the bride; Bryan Walker of Columbus, friend of the couple; and Kevin Unterbrink of Naperville, friend of the couple.
A steel drum band played outside during the cocktail hour. Then, dinner and dancing for approximately 100 guests followed on the deck and inside of the Casa Marina Resort.
After a wedding trip to Kauai and Maui, the couple is at home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The bride is a graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School and Bowling Green State University with a business marketing degree. She works for the Florida Yacht Brokers Association in Fort Lauderdale.
The groom is a graduate of Van Wert High School and The Ohio State University with a construction management degree and works as a project manager for Duke Realty in Weston, Fla.