Witte -- Kim

Posted: Oct. 15, 2017 12:01 am

Gospel Kim and Luke Witte, both of Lakeland, Fla., were married at 6 p.m. June 16 at Pavilion on the Lake in Tavares, Fla.

The bride is a daughter of Peter and Esther Kim of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Andrew and Annette Graves of Lakeland. The bridegroom is a son of Art and LuAnn Witte of Quincy.

Andrew Graves conducted the ceremony; the bride was given in marriage by her father, Peter Kim. Philip Vittetoe was pianist. Also participating in the ceremony were Katherine Bigelow, reader, and Jessica Kelly, worship.

Man of honor was Jundo Kim of Nashville, Tenn., brother of the bride. Also attending the bride were Mission Kim, John Kim and Paul Kim of Busan, South Korea, brothers of the bride, and Mark Kim of Phnom Penh.

Best man was Jordan Witte of Quincy, brother of the bridegroom. Also attending the bridegroom were Samuel Witte, Christian Witte and Seth Witte, brothers of the bridegroom, and Grace Witte, sister of the bridegroom, all of Quincy.

Ushers were Grace Spaulding, Jessica Boeve and Zach Johnston.

Flower boys were Isaias Abreu and Ethan Abreu.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Harry's Restaurant in Lakeland. A reception was held at Pavilion on the Lake in Tavares, and an additional reception was held Sept. 3 at Grandview Church in Quincy.

The newlyweds are at home in Lakeland and plan a wedding cruise at a later date.

The bride is a 2009 graduate of Faith Academy in Manila, Philippines, and a 2012 graduate of Southeastern University in Lakeland, where she also earned a master of business degree in 2016. She is a training specialist at Babcock Home Furniture Co. in Mulberry, Fla.

The bridegroom is a 2010 graduate of Quincy High School and graduated from Southeastern University with a bachelor's degree in management information systems in 2014 and a master of business administration in 2015. He is a budget coordinator for the Polk County School District in Bartow, Fla.