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Kiowa Wieser-Matthews/FOCUS Alicia Mostue and Mike Conklin exchanged vows at the Dent Veterans Memorial on Saturday. They’re the first couple to hold their ceremony at the memorial. Mostue said the site seemed a natural fit for her wedding, since it has a personal connection to her family -- her father was instrumental in building the memorial, and her husband is a veteran.

Wedding a first for Dent Veterans Memorial

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The Dent Veterans Memorial was the site of an unexpected, yet fitting event recently, as it hosted its first wedding.

The ceremony transformed the feel of the memorial from one of solemn remembrance to one where celebratory memories are made.


Alicia Mostue and Mike Conklin exchanged vows in front of the memorial’s central monument this past Saturday, as several military flags waved in the warm breeze.

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