Anderson -- Christensen

Posted: Jan. 7, 2018 12:01 am

Miss Anne Marie Christensen and Dustin William Anderson exchanged wedding vows at 2 p.m. Aug. 5 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Quincy.

The bride, of St. Louis, is a daughter of Mark and Mary Christensen of 3822 Dulaney Place, Quincy. The bridegroom, of Olivette, Mo., is a son of Dan and Kathy Anderson of Thompsons Station, Tenn.

Mr. Christensen gave his daughter in marriage during the ceremony conducted by Monsignor Leo Enlow. Karen Luken, Rachel VonLuehrte and Morgan Peterson were lectors.

Matron of honor was Amanda Waltos Hieger of Shrewsbury, Mo., and maid of honor was Danielle Young of LaGrange Park, Ill. Bridesmaids were Breanna Anderson of St. Louis, Aubree Anderson of Durham, N.C., and Chelsea Hernley of Raleigh, N.C., sisters of the bridegroom, and Ella Pannkuk of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, cousin of the bride.

Best man was Alexander Vavra of Dotham, Ala. Groomsmen were Varun Shivakumar of Chicago; Alex Mikolajewski of Hoffman Estates, Ill.; Justin Pasquesi of Olivette; Matthew Hernley of Raleigh, brother-in-law of the bridegroom; and Conrad Pannkuk of Algonquin, Ill., cousin of the bride.

Ushers were Randy Luken of Urbandale, Iowa, and Duane Lemke of Bettendorf, Iowa, uncles of the bride, and Alex Ertl and Christian Ertl, both of Waukee, Iowa, cousins of the bride.

Flower girls were Kyella Hernley of Raleigh, niece of the bridegroom, and Momoko Maas of Minneapolis, second cousin of the bride. Ring bearer was Bryson Hernley of Raleigh, nephew of the bridegroom.

On Aug. 4, a bridal luncheon was held at the Park Bench, hosted by the bride's aunt, Dorothy Lemke, and the bridegroom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Tiramisu. A reception began at 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Ambiance. On Aug. 6, a post-wedding brunch was held at the Pier, hosted by Dorothy and Duane Lemke.

After honeymooning in Negril, Jamaica, the newlyweds are at home in St. Louis.

The bride is a fourth-year medical student at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

The bridegroom is a third-year optometry student at the University of Missouri -- St. Louis College of Optometry in St. Louis.

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