Sunday, January 16, 2005

LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Bollinger Mill in Burfordville was the setting Sept. 18, 2004, for the wedding of Amy Elizabeth Stroder and Michael Wayne Massa. J. Micah Bristow performed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Dewayne and Elaine Stroder of Leopold. The groom is the son of Clint and Debbie Massa of Marble Hill, Mo.

Maid of honor was Melissa Stroder of Leopold, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Sarah Gowen and Dana Nenninger of Leopold; Misty Rivers of Cape Girardeau and Mindy Massa of Marble Hill, sisters of the groom; Michelle Hulshof of Kelso, Mo.; and Amanda Stoverink of Leopold.

Alan Stephens of Marquand, Mo., cousin of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Bryan Stroder of Leopold, uncle of the bride; Mike Rivers of Cape Girardeau, brother-in-law of the groom; Ronnie London of Patterson, Mo., cousin of the groom; Eddie Massa of Marble Hill, uncle of the groom; Cody Barrett of Marble Hill; Jonathan Deck of Glenallen, Mo.; and T.W. Meek of Marble Hill.

Flower girl was Allison Woodfin, cousin of the bride. Ringbearer was Kyle Stroder, cousin of the bride.

Guest book attendants were Amber and April Nenninger and Kelli and Erin Woodfin, all cousins of the bride.

The reception was held at Bollinger Mill.

The rehearsal dinner was held Sept. 17 at Marble Hill Nutrition Center.

Mrs. Massa is a 2000 graduate of Leopold High School, and received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in 2004. She is a registered nurse at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

The groom is a 2000 graduate of Woodland High School. He is a salesman at Bening Motor Co. in Perryville, Mo.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Marble Hill.