Kristin Holly Charlo and Steven Michael Bruce of Richland, Wash., were married Dec. 31, 2011, in Kennewick, Wash., in a double ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Clint Benn. Kristin is the daughter of Clarence and Geraldine Charlo of Umatilla. Steven is the son of Stu and Debbie Bruce of West Richland, Wash.
The mothers of the bride and groom served as candle lighters. A piano solo, O Holy Night, was performed during the service by Shannon Charlo, sister of the bride, of Umatilla.
Kristin is a 1993 graduate of Umatilla High School. She earned a bachelors degree in business administration from Bartlesville Wesleyan College in Bartlesville, Okla., in 1998. She works for Energy Northwest in Richland, Wash.
Steven graduated from Hanford High School in 1993. He joined the Navy after high school and graduated from Nuclear Power School in 1998. He served 10 years as a reactor operator on submarines. He is currently in training for a commercial nuclear reactor operators license.
The Bruces are at home in Richland, Wash.