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Congratulations, Catherine & Stephen!

Catherine Blair Dudenhoeffer and Stephen James Holman were united in matrimony on June 20th at the bride’s parents’ farm in Rich Hill, Missouri. The bride is the daughter of Denise and Mark Dudenhoeffer of Kansas City, Missouri. Catherine is the granddaughter of Margaret and Donald Austin of Our Town and Patricia Dudenhoeffer of St. Louis, Missouri, and the late August Dudenhoeffer. Her groom is the son of Charles Holman of Branson, Missouri, and the late Rhonda Holman. Stephen is the grandson of the late Mary Jean Russell, the late Edmon Russell, and the late Lois and Minard Holman. The bride’s parents hosted a beautiful wedding reception at their farm. Anna Simpson, sister of the bride, and Elizabeth Rollings were the matrons of honor, and Caffrey Dudenhoeffer, sister-in-law of the bride, served as a bridesmaid. Jack Dudenhoeffer, brother of the bride; and Christopher Simpson, brother-in-law of the bride, were groomsmen. Sarah-Allen Preston was the officiant. The happy couple enjoyed a honeymoon at the Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Missouri. They are at home in Kansas City, where Catherine careers with Sharyn Blond Linens, and Stephen is employed with XPO Logistics.

Also featured in the Tie The Knot Signature Issue – August 8, 2020
Photo Credit: Leigh Miller


Crib Note – Jordan Daniel Horigan

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Congratulations, Emily & Eric!

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Off To College – Class of 2020

Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2020. We wish the best to these amazing students as they start their exciting journeys around the country this fall.…

Congratulations, Madeline & Sam!

Madeline Louise Ledom and Samuel Hurst Logan were united in matrimony on July 18th at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Kansas City, Missouri. The bride is the daughter…