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Soden, Rowe wedding

Monday, August 22, 2005

Stefanie and David Rowe
OMAHA -- Stefanie Soden and David Rowe were united in marriage Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Kingsway Christian Church in Omaha with the Rev. Dan Walter officiating.

The couples parents are Steve and Lynette Soden of Aurora and Don and Marcy Rowe of Omaha.

Grandparents of the couple are James and Joyce Autry of Rocky Ford, Colo., Vera Soden of Fort Collins, Colo., Dale and Marylyn Rowe of Lincoln and Rod Monroe of Winterset, Iowa. Irene Carpenter of Rocky Ford, Colo., is the great-grandmother of the bride.

The bride wore a white satin sheath with fishtail skirt, featuring beaded metallic embroidery at the waist and a chapel length train.

Elizabeth Swinney of Lincoln served as maid of honor. Bridesmaid were Amy Soden of Lincoln, sister-in-law of the bride; Becky Sallinger of Lincoln, sister of the bridegroom; and Tiffany Crounse of Lincoln, sister of the bridegroom.

Best man was Scott Kuzminski of Lincoln, cousin of the bridegroom. Bridegroomsmen were Brandon Soden of Lincoln, brother of the bride; Mitch Sallinger of Lincoln, brother-in-law of the bridegroom; and Brandon Crounse of Lincoln, brother-in-law of the bridegroom.

The bride's personal attendant was Rachel Johnson of Lincoln.

Ushers were Brett Darnall of Omaha, Jason Newman of Lincoln and Jimmy Newman also of Lincoln.

Flower girl was Lindsay Walter of Lincoln and ring bearer was Koby Soden of Denver, Colo., cousin of the bride. Candlelighter was Dana Gallegos of Denver, cousin of the bride.

The guestbook assistants were cousins of the bride, Andrea Soden of McCook and Brandy Newton of Fort Collins, Colo. Gift table attendants were Kelly and Debbie Autry of Ordway, Colo., aunt and uncle of the bride, and Luanne Gallegos of Denver, aunt of the bride. Program attendants were cousins of the bride, Kimbra and Whitney Autry of Ordway, Colo.

Music for the ceremony was provided by organist and flutist Adrienne Randel of McCook and vocalist Brad Randel of McCook.

A four-tier cake with a fresh flower topper was made by the bride's uncle, Floyd Lander of Chandler, Ariz. The detail of the cake matched the embroidery of the bridal gown. Servers were Carol Kokes of Lincoln and Roxy Kuzminski of Lincoln.

The reception, hosted by Jennifer Arterburn of Wahoo, Sara Cappel of Gothenburg and Amanda Petersen of McCook, was at the Days Hotel in Omaha.

The couple honeymooned on a cruise to the Bahamas.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of McCook High School. She received a bachelor's in family life science from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2004 and is studying community counseling at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is employed in the Community Care Ministry at Fort Street Christian Church in Omaha.

The bridegroom graduated from Millard West High School in 2002 and is studying management information systems at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is employed as a web developer for ConAgra Foods.

The couple will make their home in Omaha.