Sunday, June 17, 2007

Amanda Lynn Buchheit and Eric Martin Eftink exchanged vows April 14, 2007, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee, Mo. The Rev. Ralph Duffner performed the ceremony.

Readers were Ivan Eftink of Willard, Mo., godfather of the groom, and Mary Boner of Chaffee, godmother of the groom. Giftbearers were Dave and Fay Reiminger of Jackson, godparents of the bride.

Music was provided by Judy Sharp and vocalist was April Hemmann, both of Jackson.

The bride is the daughter of Bradley and Cathey Buchheit of Oak Ridge. The groom is the son of Martin and Jeanette Eftink of Chaffee.

Maid of honor was Stefanie Buchheit of Oak Ridge, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Nikki Ruesler of Friedheim, Mo., Joleta Ludwig of Jackson, and Carin Bealmear of St. Charles, Mo., cousin of the bride.

Craig Eftink of Chaffee was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Zachary Buchheit of Oak Ridge, brother of the bride; Scot Enderle of Waukegan, Ill., and Brian Obermann of Chaffee. Ushers were Ryan Dirnberger of Chaffee and Dave Beussink of Cape Girardeau.

Flower girl was Alexis Laws, daughter of Adam and Angie Laws of Scott City and niece of the groom. Ringbearer was Sam Westbrooks, son of Shawn and Janice Westbrooks of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and nephew of the groom.

Candlelighters were Janice Westbrooks and Angie Laws, sisters of the groom.

Jami Vaughan of Chaffee attended the guest book.

The reception was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Jackson.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner April 13 at St. Ambrose Activity Center.

Mrs. Eftink is a 2001 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in 2006. She is employed at the university.

The groom is a 2000 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School. He is employed by Missouri Department of Transportation in Sikeston, Mo.

The couple resides in Chaffee.