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Couple with love of Halloween picks haunted house in western Michigan as site for wedding

Jennifer Hornacek and Arturo Mendez pose for portrait after their Day of the Dead-themed wedding ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 at The Haunted Eclectic Marketplace in Ludington, Mich. Hornacek says they "wanted to do something different" and celebrating the Day of the Dead is a tradition for Mendez and his family.
Image Credit: Joel Bissell /Muskegon Chronicle via AP
October 29, 2015 - 8:00 PM

LUDINGTON, Mich. - A couple with a love of Halloween — and each other — got married at a haunted house in western Michigan.

The Muskegon Chronicle reports Jennifer Hornacek and Arturo Mendez of Ludington were married on Wednesday in a Day of the Dead-themed ceremony.

Hornacek says they "wanted to do something different" and celebrating the Day of the Dead is a tradition for Mendez and his family.

Still, the bride wasn't initially excited about the idea. She says: "At first I said no, I am not getting married in a haunted house. ... But we were out shopping and I saw this dress and everything started flowing."

The haunted house at the Eclectic Marketplace of Ludington is the creation of Dan "Danny V" Vargas, who also officiated at the wedding.

News from © The Associated Press, 2015
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