Berrien County marriage licenses

• Miranda Marie Bachman, of Benton Harbor and Thomas James Cuatt, of Comstock Park

• Melissa Emma Lee Bagwell, of Buchanan and Shadd Michael Fein, of Niles

• Michelle Lynn Bendewald, of Benton Harbor and Andre Bas Hitt, of Niles

• Anthony Tyler Blankenship and Charity Elizabeth Valkema, of Benton Harbor

• Michelle Marie Borkowski and Scott Allen Vines, of Sawyer

• Andrew Shane Burger, of St. Joseph and Cindy Kay Bulteme, of Watervliet

• Kaitlyn Maureen Cook and Alex Allen Poole, of South Bend

• Brittany Damschroder and Anthony John Seidl, of Rapid City, South Dakota

• Alisa Ann Denny, of St. Joseph and Derek Brandon Somers, of Benton Harbor

• Caitlin Fallis Gill and Margaret Joanne Bitner, Chicago, Illinois

• Samuel Allan Luckett, of St. Joseph and Elisha Arnelle Barney, of Benton Harbor

• Christian Smith, of Harrah, Oklahoma and Karin Andrea Erickson, of Sulphur, Oklahoma

• Rachel Ellen Tabbey, of Benton Harbor and Aaron James Duschek, of Baroda

• Rebeckah Susan Wellen, of Chicago and Greg Winston Zdor, of Liverpool, New York

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Berrien County

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