Laura Dawson DiLeo and Andrew Steven Elliott were married on January 28, 2017, in a ceremony officiated by Deacon Philip Hengen and Father Gary Braun at the Catholic Student Center in Washington University. A reception followed at Moulin, where guests enjoyed dinner and dancing.

Melissa Baranay & Michael Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Kim Bass are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lo’Real Chiffon, to Olubunmi (Bunmi) Babatunde, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison and Margaret Akingbade. Ms. Eunice Bass, grandmother of Lo’Real, joins in sharing the celebratory news.

Mr. and Mrs. Jay and Maria Shields of Frontenac are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marguerite Grace, to Mark Lorin (Ren), son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark and Julie Mullinix of Richmond, Virginia. Grandparents Mr. and the late Mrs. John and Claire Shields of Ladue and Mr. an…

Kathryn (Katie) O’Brien Trout met Douglas (Doug) Martin Ackerman at the wedding of some mutual friends, not knowing, one day, the celebration would be for them. “We met again a couple of years later at a charity event and went on our first date,” Katie says. “I soon [went] to Rome to witness…

Jordan Blase & Trey Sanders

Katherine (Kat) Jane McCarter and Anthony (Tony) James Wright met in the sixth grade. “Marriage wasn’t on my mind then, but I thought Kat was cute and fun,” Tony shares. It wasn’t until freshmen year at Parkway North that the two started a relationship, which endured through their Mizzou day…

Let’s raise a toast to these happy couples from St. Louis who have stood the test of time. Here’s to the lifetime they’ve shared – and to many more years of marital bliss!

Sarah Guest & Naji Bsisu

Brent Alan Faron and Sara Marie Beuckman’s love story began decades before they ever met – as far back as the 1960s, when Sara’s father, Joe Beuckman, first befriended James “The Fox” Spanos. In 1984, Joe asked “The Fox” to be best man at his wedding to Betsy Buck. At the same time, James’ d…

Brittany Arrigoni & Kyle Wilcutt

Grandeur met cultural traditions and danced the night away at the wedding of Jasmine Shahana Huda and Peter John LeBlanc Jr., making for one incredible celebration. Integrating elegance and intimacy, Jasmine and Peter created a cherished evening for their families and friends. “We wanted a t…

From the moment Christopher (Chris) Kuhn proposed to Jennifer Betz in a paradisiacal setting along a beach in Naples, Florida, it was clear to any and all witnesses that the wedding surely would be as unforgettable as the couple before them. So began a true affair to remember, decadent in it…

It was Elizabeth Anne Eby’s smile that first captured Andrew Raymond Trautman’s attention. He quickly envisioned a future with her after first meeting over college winter break. “She was beautiful inside and out,” he recalls. “We were sophomores at colleges in two different states, and I won…

Margaret Clark Moore and Michael Tate Matheny’s story truly begins way back when both were first learning their letters – in kindergarten at Kirk Day School. “She wore big bows and loved sports,” recalls the groom, who goes by his middle name, Tate, of their earliest memories. Continuing the…

John Christian Ryziw was blown away from the moment he met Erica Crawford Trotter. She introduced herself by buying him a drink at a bar in London. It was the unlikely beginning of a relationship given they were both in England for different reasons; he was enrolled in a study abroad program…