Homer Alaska - Weddings & Engagements

Story last updated at 5:15 PM on Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Robert "Bob" Carpenter and Karen Zeigler


Robert "Bob" Carpenter and Karen Zeigler

Robert "Bob" Carpenter and Karen Zeigler married Oct. 12, 2011, at Alaska's Ridgewood Lodge in Halibut Cove, with Kevin Sidelinger officiating. The Carpenters met in January 2010 in Fairbanks. Bob retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2007, where he served for 22 years in production management and was responsible for scheduling aircraft maintenance. He is a 2007 graduate of the University of Alaska Anchoarge School of Nursing/TVCC Campus program. He was employed at Bassett Army Community Hospital for three years as a civilian registered nurse on the Medical Surgical Floor and Family Practice Clinic.

His wife Karen graduated in 2003 with an associate of arts and sciences in human services technology and again in 2010 with an AAS in paralegal studies. She has been a nursing assistant since 1997 and works at A Magic Touch Massage. Karen enjoys sharing the beauty of the ocean and mountains, walking on the beach and hiking the trails with her husband in Homer.

Bob and Karen moved to Homer, Alaska in May 2011 for a new beginning.

Bob is currently employed as an RN at Seldovia Village Tribe Health Center in Homer, Alaska.

"Robert and Karen joined together as one flesh in the hope that their lives together will flourish with an awesome growth and power as they walk the path of unity together, hand in hand, and side by side," they said. "Our love is strong, our bond is forever, and our future looks bright. 'Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.' - Aristotle."