Tuesday, 18 January 2011 16:13
Moreira and Good exchange vows
Marina de Almeida Moreira and Oliver Joel Good were married at 4:30 p.m. during an outdoor ceremony Oct. 23 at the home of Robert and JoAnn Good of rural Marion, parents of the groom.
The wedding was officiated by pastor Edith K. Funk.
Gislene Moreira of Boston, Mass., and Antonio Henrique Moreira of Pouso Alegre, Brazil, are parents of the bride.
A special wedding guest was Bula Good, grandmother of the groom, of Marion. The father of the bride and the bride’s grandparents, Maria Neusa Almeida, Geraldo Almeida and Ana C. Toledo, all of Pouso Alegre, were unable to attend. Brother of the groom, Ethan Good, was also unable to attend due to his employment at the South Pole Station in Antarctica. However, a life-size likeness of him greeted wedding guests.
The bride and groom walked down the aisle together to stand under an oak tree which Oliver and his father planted when Oliver was 2 years old. During the ceremony, the bride and groom and daughter Luisa planted another tree together.
The bride wore a pearl gown with a halter bodice, an empire waist and an A-line skirt. The gown featured horizontal pleats from the waist to the hem. The bride carried a bouquet of orange tulips.
Luisa Moreira Junqueira, daughter of the bride, was maid of honor and ring bearer. Izabela Vono of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, was matron of honor.
Bride’s attendants were Jeannie Wildin of Marion, Laura Artman of New York City and Amanda McKee of Kansas City. They wore dresses in various fall colors and carried orange tulips.
The groom wore a three-piece black pinstripe suit and gold tie. He wore an orange tulip boutonniere and a lapel pin which featured the flags of Brazil and the United States.
Travis Moore of Lawrence was best man. Other groomsmen were David Darrow of Olathe, Joshua Reynolds of Lawrence, Eric Voelker of Dallas, Texas, and Joshua Powers of Anthony.
They wore slacks with shirts and ties of various fall colors. They also wore flag lapel pins.
Michael Good of Springfield, Mo., and William Good of Littleton, Colo., were ushers.
Havilah Dame of Greeley, Colo., was guestbook attendant. Nancy Pickett and Katie Pickett of Wichita helped with gifts.
A dinner and reception followed at the Marion County Lake Hall. The wedding cake featured custom-made figures created by the bride’s aunt and uncle that depicted Oliver, Marina and Luisa.
Amy Yen and Becca Robison, both of Springfield, Mo., served the cake.
The bride is a graduate of the University of Santo Amaro in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The groom graduated in 2000 from Marion High School and from Kansas State University in 2005. He is employed in Lawrence by Clovis Construction and Tenants to Homeowners. The new family resides in Lawrence.
Kreutziger, Carnley wed in Manhattan
Abigail Kreutziger and Stephen Carnley were married at 5 p.m. June 12 at the Kansas State University Gardens, Manhattan. The ceremony was officiated by pastor Patricia J. Cassineli.
The bride’s parents are Ronald and Jane Kreutziger of Hillsboro. The groom’s parents are Mike and Wanda Good of Manhattan.
The bride wore a Spanish designer, Manuel Mota for Pronovias gown. The candlelight taffeta gown featured a beaded bodice and the A-line wrapped skirt was sprinkled with the same beading. Her gown fell into an asymmetrical train. The floor-length veil was scattered with Swarovski crystals. She carried a bouquet of purple Calla lilies with beading running through the bouquet.
The groom wore a black pinstriped tux with a fine white line with cream vest and tie. His boutonniere was a white Calla lily with beading.
The bridesmaids were dressed in Bari Jay knee-length eggplant dresses with spaghetti straps, full skirt and cream-colored sashes. They carried small bouquets of white Calla lilies.
The bridesmaids were Jennifer Kreutziger, sister-in-law of the bride; Toni Jones, sister of the groom; and Janelle McKenna and Jennifer Delp, friends of the bride.
The flower girls were Hailee and Tatum Murray. Their dresses were a cream matte satin bodice with spaghetti straps and ballerina tulle skirts. The empire waist featured a hand-worked flower detail with rhinestone centers. They carried purple carnation pomanders.
The groomsmen wore black tuxedos with purple vests and ties. They were Mark Grabekike, friend of the groom, Jeffrey Kreutziger, brother of the bride, Kenny Jones, brother-in-law of the groom, and Robert Head, friend of the groom.
The ringbearers were Zackary Jones, nephew of the groom, and Reid Kreutziger, nephew of the bride. They wore black tuxes with purple vests and ties. The groomsmen and ringbearers wore white Calla lily boutonnieres.
Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance was held at the Holiday Inn on campus.
The couple reside in Olathe.