Rymer — Ozasa
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Mr. and Mrs. Randy Rymer
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Rymer
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Yoko Ozasa of Kobe, Japan, and Christopher Randolph Rymer of Cleveland were united in marriage in an afternoon ceremony on July 23 at Port Island, Kobe.

The bride is the daughter of Fusako and Tomoyuki Ozasa of Kobe. She is the granddaughter of Tokiko Ozasa of Okayama, Japan, the late Asahi Ozasa and the late Mitsuyo and Fusayoshi Shindo. She is the sister of Kafuya Ozasa of Kobe.

Mrs. Rymer is a graduate of Kansai Women’s College and is employed by the Kobe City Board of Education as an administrative nurse.

The bridegroom is the son of Crystal and LeRoy Rymer of Cleveland. He is the grandson of the late Josephine and LeRoy Rymer Sr., Joel F. Loveridge of St. Louis, and the late Pauline Loveridge. He is the brother of Stuart Rymer of Cleveland.

Mr. Rymer is a 2002 graduate of McCallie School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Oregon. He is employed as a language teacher by Kobe City Board of Education and is a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father.

A reception, including dinner, followed the ceremony. The parents of the bridegroom, along with their son, Stuart, and his wife, Lucy, and daughter, Sophie, who was the flower girl in the wedding, traveled to Japan for the wedding.

The couple flew to Cleveland on July 30 for the bride’s first visit to the United States. On Aug. 5, there was a blessing of marriage in an evening ceremony at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church officiated by the Rev. Dr. Joel W. Huffstetler. Music was provided by Margaret Ann Randolph. Readings were given by the godparents, Jack Milne and Amy Card-Lillios. The bridegroom’s brother read a prayer.

A reception followed at the Museum Center at Five Points.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the newlywed couple returned to Kobe, where they reside.