Andrew Blea and Kristen McLane will exchange wedding vows, Nov. 14, 2015 at Tenaya Lodge, where Blea proposed. Pastor Ben Forshee of Sierra Pines Church will perform the ceremony, with a reception immediately following.
The couple met while attending Yosemite High School. They currently reside in Fresno with their puppy, Charlie, a chocolate Labrador.
The daughter of Fred and Kathy McLane of Coarsegold, she received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology from UC Merced and a second Bachelor of Science in Nursing from CSU Stanislaus. Currently, she is employed as a Registered Nurse at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera.
Blea is the son of Kristie and Paul Ratchford of Oakhurst, and Dale and Teri Blea, also of Oakhurst. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from CSU Fresno and is currently employed as a Blood Bank Technician at Clovis Community Medical Center.