Margaret Jordan and Christopher Chastain

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Jordan of Webster Groves are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret McAdams Jordan, to Christopher Michael Chastain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Chastain of Kirkwood.

The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of MICDS. She received her bachelor’s degree in the Child Life Specialist program at the University of Missouri. Margaret currently is a certified child life specialist at Ranken Jordan Pediatric Specialty Hospital.

The future groom is a 2007 graduate of Kirkwood High School. He graduated cum laude in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri. Christopher is a member of the National Civil Engineering Honor Society and currently is employed as a civil engineer at EFK Moen, LLC.

Christopher and Margaret will hold their wedding and reception on September 14, 2013 at the Grandfather Golf & Country Club in Linville, North Carolina. They plan to honeymoon in Turks and Caicos, and will reside in Ballwin.


Lauren Marglous and H. Peter Steffen

A fall 2013 wedding is planned for Lauren Hope Marglous, daughter of Shelley Marglous and the late Steve Marglous of Frontenac, and H. Peter Steffen, son of Peter and Donna Steffen of Milwaukee, Wis. Lauren is the granddaughter of the late Celeste and Nat Singer, and the late Ruth and Harold Marglous of St. Louis.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Parkway West High School. She graduated magna cum laude from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Lauren currently is a VP at News America Marketing, a division of News Corporation.

The future groom earned his bachelor’s degree in history from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., and his master’s degree in accountancy at DePaul University in Chicago, Ill. H.P. is the director of finance at Optimer Brands, a portfolio company of Sterling Partners.

Lauren and H.P. met through mutual friends at a charity event in Chicago. They will be wed at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. Following a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple will reside in Chicago.


Allison Walsh and Michael Gras

Drs. Kevin and Barbara Walsh of St. Louis are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Nicole Walsh, to Michael John Gras, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gras of Omaha, Neb.

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of John Burroughs School. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science at Washington University in St. Louis in 2005; and went on to earn her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2010, while simultaneously completing her master’s degree in business administration at The Wharton School. Allison currently is a fourth-year OB/GYN resident at Mercy Hospital.

The future groom, a 2001 alum of Parkway West High School, is a 2004 graduate of Saint Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He completed his juris doctorate at SLU in 2010. Michael currently is an attorney at the Law Office of Christopher Cueto.

A mutual love for the Cardinals brought Allison and Michael together during the World Series run of 2004, but it wasn’t until 2012 that Michael popped the question in front of the LOVE sculpture near New York’s Museum of Modern Art. The couple will be wed on September 28, 2013 at St. Francis Xavier College Church, with a reception to follow at Kemoll’s Top of the Met.

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