Julie Donnell and Brian Peak

photo by Josephine Havlak Photog

Julie Lanier Donnell and Brian Daniel Peak were married June 15 in a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Mark Thomas at Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church. Organist David Erwin and the St. Louis Children’s Choir performed during the ceremony and the bride’s grandfather, who was unable to travel, joined them via Skype. Dinner and dancing followed at Bellerive Country Club. The last song, Just One More, played as the newlyweds exited through a path of rose petals.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Donnell of St. Louis. The bride’s sister, Annie Donnell, served as maid of honor, along with Jamie Kever. Claire Barden, Nicole Deford, Katherine Burkhardt, Kelli Palm and Laurie Morrison were bridesmaids. Julie is a senior associate consultant at Mercer Human Capital Consulting. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Burns Jr. of Lake Bluff, Ill., and the late Mrs. Ruth Latzer Donnell of Ladue.

The groom is the son of Mr. Daniel Peak of Vioqua, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Luttrell of Grand Rapids, Mich. The groom’s brother, David Peak, served as best man, along with Michael Palm. Micah Kienitz-Peak, Forrest Donnell, Ryan Williams, Patrick O’Rourke and Matthew Barden served as groomsmen. Brian works as an equity research associate at RBC Capital Markets.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Saint Lucia. They reside in New York.

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