Tyra LeiAnne Upward, Sioux Falls, exchanged marriage vows with Myles David Gosmire, Mitchell, on July 10, 2010, in the West Kauai United Methodist Church in Kaumakani, Kauai, HI, with the Rev. Manuel Predas officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mark and Marianne Upward, Vermillion. The groom's parents are Ray and Doreen Gosmire, Mitchell.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. Maid of honor was Amaryllis (Amy) Jarding, Sioux Falls. Bridesmaids were Teisha Lynch, Sioux Falls, Terri Upward, Vermillion, Tristen Upward, Spearfish, and Jacqueline Smidt, Rochester, MN.
Junior bridesmaid was Maile Baniaga, Kaumakani, HI.
Best man was Derek Ernster Minneapolis, MN. Groomsmen were Marshal Gosmire, Mitchell, Rob Huckins, Vermillion, Dean DeVos, Sioux Falls, and Mike Gilbertz, White Lake. Sanoe Baniaga, Kaumakani, HI, was usher.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Priscilla Badua, pianist, and Jose Bulatao, pianist. Vocalists Pat Baniaga and Carol Apildado sang "The Hawaiian Wedding Song."
Two receptions were held following the wedding ceremony. One was held at the Kaumakani Ball Park in Kaumakani, HI and the second one was at the Masonic Temple in Mitchell. Music/entertainment was provided by: Shiloh Pa and the Pa'paa Bay Boys Band on Kauai, HI; and Doug Cunningham, DJ, in Mitchell.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Vermillion High School, and currently working as opening coordinator for the Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant in Sioux Falls. The groom is a 2005 graduate of Mitchell High School in Mitchell. He is currently a student at the University of South Dakota majoring in social work.
The newlyweds are now residing in Sioux Falls.