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Caroline Kristen Doud and Brett Matthew Lowenthal, both of San Diego, were married at 5 p.m. June 1 in Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem. The Rev. Dr. Robert Nations officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Julia Doud of Winston-Salem. Her grandparents are Lucy Doud of Winston-Salem and the late Richard Doud, and the late WT and Doris Martin. She received a bachelor's degree in psychology from UNC Chapel Hill and is a cabinet design specialist for Jackson Design and Remodeling in San Diego.
The groom is the son of Barb Lowenthal of San Diego and the late Ken Lowenthal. His grandparents are Neoma Sunderland of Morris, Ill., and the late Donald Sunderland, and the late Norman and Florence Lowenthal. He received a bachelor's degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California Berkeley and a medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He is a pathology resident physician for the UC San Diego Health System.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore an ivory-colored lace gown accented at the waistline by an ivory-colored satin pleated belt. The bodice of the gown featured lace-covered shoulders, a slight sweetheart neckline and a keyhold back. The skirt was dramatically flared at the knees and covered buttons extended from the waistline to the hem of the chapel-length train. She carried an all-white bouquet of peonies, hydrangeas, spider mums and roses.
The matron of honor was Nancy Hanes Ess of Richmond, Va. The bridesmaids were the bride's cousin, Annie Denenberg of New York City; Brittany Minichbauer of Chapel Hill; and Danielle Hinton and Beth Fish Howland, both of Winston-Salem.
The best man was the groom's brother, Todd Lowenthal of Los Angeles. The groomsmen were the bride's brother, Conrad Doud of Winston-Salem; Angelo Genasci of Washington, D.C.; Robert Hunter of Oxford, England; and Ryan Jordanhazy of Pittsburgh.
The bride's nieces, Delaney Doud and Charlotte Doud, both of Clemmons, were the flower girls.
The ring bearer was the bride's nephew, Thomas Doud of Clemmons.
The wedding directors were Gayle Atkinson and Missy Butler. Ceremony music was performed by a string trio arranged by UNCSA.
Mildred Crockett was the program attendant, and the guest-register attendant was Aimee Powers Rowell.
The readers were Gabriel, Lydia and Michael Herman; Kara Battin Holden; and Mary Katherine Willis Lautemann.
The bride's parents hosted a reception at The Millennium Center in Winston-Salem.
Flowers were provided by Amy Lynne Originals. Dewey's Bakery provided the cake.
The groom's mother hosted a rehearsal dinner at 1703 Restaurant.
Showers were hosted by Joan and Ashley Jacobs in San Diego, and Sara Rodgman in Winston-Salem.
A bridal luncheon was hosted by the bride's aunt, JoAnn Gustafson, at Bernardin's Restaurant at the Zevely House in Winston-Salem.
The couple lives in San Diego and will honeymoon in December.
Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on June 16, 2013