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Sarah Bubash & Eric Thomas

The wedding of Sarah Anne Bubash and Eric Austin Thomas took place on April 29, 2017, at St. Patrick Church in Urbana, Illinois. At the reception, held on June 3, 2017, at The Scarritt Building in Kansas City, Missouri, the bride surprised guests by performing a clog dance, alongside her dance instructor and a friend.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Judy Bubash of Lee's Summit, formerly of St. Louis. Sarah's grandparents include the late Mr. and Mrs. Emil and Anne Bubash of St. Louis, and Mrs. Betty Fucoloro and the late Mr. Thomas Fucoloro of St. Louis County. The groom is the son of Ms. Joan Thomas of Omaha, Nebraska.

The bride graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia, with a bachelor’s degree in special education. Sarah pursued graduate studies at the University of Kansas, and graduated with her master’s degree from the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign. She teaches Essential Skills at Champaign Unit 4 Schools.

The groom graduated with his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Eric teaches English and is pursuing his doctorate degree at the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Estes Park, Colorado. They reside in Champaign, Illinois.

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Amy Schnoebelen & Michael Looney

Mark and Judy Schnoebelen of St. Louis are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Amy Elizabeth, to Christopher Michael Looney, son of Chris Looney and Chrissy Fiorella, both of Leawood, Kansas. The couple, who met at the University of Missouri – Columbia, wed on December 31, 2017, and welcomed the New Year as newlyweds.

The bride is a business analyst for Cerner in Kansas City, Missouri. The groom is a benefits consultant for Bukaty Companies in Leawood. The ceremony, officiated by Father John Shamleffer, took place at St. Gabriel the Archangel.

The couple gave guests plenty to celebrate on New Year’s Eve, as they greeted 2018 with hats, noise makers and a rain of confetti at their Missouri Athletic Club reception. Family and friends danced the evening away to the music of Griffin and the Gargoyles, delighted to celebrate Amy and Michael’s union. The bride and groom enjoyed their honeymoon in Kauai, Hawaii, and now reside in Kansas City.

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