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Kleinschmidt – Darr | Wedding

By on October 17, 2012 at 10:31 am


Lauren Kleinschmidt and Eric Darr were married on Aug. 11, 2012, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia.

The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Diana Kleinschmidt of Millstadt, and the granddaughter of Syl and Hilma Kleinschmidt of Millstadt and Ovid and Judy Queen of Columbia.  She is a 2004 graduate of Gibault High School, earned her bachelor’s degree from Southeast Missouri State University, and is currently employed at Allsup, Inc.

The bridegroom is the son of Gary and Theresa Darr of Smithton and the grandson of Cyril Determan of Belleville.He is a 2003 graduate of Gibault High School and earned his bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and a master’s degree from St. Louis University.  He is employed as a CPA at BKD, LLP in St. Louis.

The maid of honor was Brittany Kleinschmidt, sister of the bride.  Bridesmaids were Jill Steele, Brandi Kujawa, Leslie Larsen, and Katie Niedbalski, friends of the bride.  The flower girl was Avery Flowers, cousin of the bride.

The best man was Brent Darr, brother of the groom.  Groomsmen were Michael Kleinschmidt, brother of the bride, Kyle Row, Eric Drinen, and Drew Briesacher, friends of the groom.  Ushers were Curtis Mericle and Chris Mosbacher, friends of the couple.

Guests were seated by Curtis Mericle and Chris Mosbacher, friends of the couple.

Program attendants were Valerie Queen, cousin of the bride, and John Ernst, cousin of the groom.

A reception followed at NEO on Locust in St. Louis.

The couple currently resides in St. Louis.

Tammy Taylor

Tammy is an award-winning Graphic Artist for the Republic-Times. She has worked at the newspaper for almost 15 years, while her and her husband Norman, of 34 years, are owners of Sunderman's Garage in Columbia. She enjoys photography and her five grandchildren.