Amanda Kay Caswell and Justin Robert Polk were married May 12, 2012, at 2 p.m., at St. Paul United Church of Christ, in Waterloo, with Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein officiating.
The bride is the daughter of James and Patricia Caswell of Cahokia. The bridegroom is the son of Orman and Lynne Polk of Waterloo. He is the grandson of Lyla and the late Robert “Bob” Dillenberger, and Melinda and the late James Cole, and Albert Polk.
The maid of honor was Melissa Caswell, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Lisa Nicoloff, friend of the bride; Elizabeth Rich, cousin of the bride; and Chelsey Dillenberger, cousin of the groom. Aimee Dillenberger, cousin of the room, was the junior bridesmaid, and Kaylee Caswell, niece of the bride, was the flower girl.
The best man was Michael Koch, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Jason Polk, brother of the groom; Jeremy Hauptfleisch, friend of the groom; and Roger Johnson, friend of the groom. Chris Stinson, cousin of the bride, was the junior groomsman, and Jack Koch, son of best man Michael Koch, was the ring bearer.
Guests were seated by DJ Dillenberger, cousin of the groom, and James Caswell, brother of the bride.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Cahokia High School, and a 2005 graduate of Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She is employed at South County Animal Hospital as the office manager and as a veterinary technician.
The groom is a 1995 graduate of Waterloo High School. He attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Southwestern Illinois College. He graduated from SWIC in 2002 with a degree in radiology technician. He is employed as an MRI specialist at Metro Imaging in St. Louis.
The couple honeymooned in Colorado. They reside in Millstadt.