Carrie Van Sickle and Shawn Rakowski were married July 23, 2005, with the Rev. Julian Avelsgard officiating.
Parents are Terry Van Sickle, Pillager, and Judy Van Sickle, Brainerd, and Michael and Joyce Rakowski, Brainerd.
The bride's attendants were Carla Westerback, Jill Huber, Jenny Van Sickle and Megan Van Sickle. Flower girls were Brianna Pliscott, Jaime Van Sickle and Jade Van Sickle. Personal attendants were Nikki Timblin and Amanda Anderson.
The groom's attendants were Tim Julius, Jay Rakowski, Matt Logering and Jordan Van Sickle. Ring bearer was Tyler Stoen. Usher was Jesse Huber.
A reception was held at the Northland Arboretum.
The bride graduated from Brainerd High School and Central Lakes College.
The groom graduated from Brainerd High School.
The couple is at home in Baxter.
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