Bailey - Puchbauer

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Brittany Lynne Bailey and Aaron Matthew Puchbauer were married Aug. 20, 2011, at Christ the King Church in Springfield, Ill. The Rev. Peter Witchousky performed the ceremony. Readers were Ethan Puchbauer of Jackson and Connor Bock of Oak Ridge, cousins of the groom.

Pianist was Linda Younkin of Springfield, and vocalist was Elizabeth Smith of Los Angeles, Calif.

The bride is the daughter of Larry and Lynne Bailey of Springfield. The groom is the son of Kent and Jean Puchbauer of Jackson.

Maid of honor was Christine Albers, cousin of the bride, and matron of honor was Megan Kircher, both of Springfield. Bridesmaids were Laura Nothdurft of Gordonville, sister of the groom; Sarah Fies of Hammond, Ind.; Taylor Bock of Oak Ridge and Leah Puchbauer of Jackson, cousins of the groom.

Curtis Sievers of St. Louis was best man. Groomsmen were Kevin Ruzicka of St. Louis; Adam Kingree of Alexandria, Va.; Joseph Rubel of Cape Girardeau; Andrew Puchbauer of Jackson, cousin of the groom; and Zachary Albers of Springfield, cousin of the bride. Ushers were Ben Thompson of Bucklin, Mo.; Doug Ludwig of Cherry Box, Mo.; Jeremie Nothdurft of Gordonville, brother-in-law of the groom; and T.J. Albers of Springfield, Mo., cousin of the bride.

The reception was held at Knights of Columbus Hall in Springfield.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner Aug. 19 at Island Bay Yacht Club in Springfield.

Mrs. Puchbauer received bachelor of science and master of science degrees in speech-language pathology from Illinois State University-Normal. She is a speech-language pathologist at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

The groom received a bachelor of science degree in agribusiness and finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and MBA and MHA degrees from the university. He is director of operations at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, Ill.

After a wedding trip to Clearwater Beach, Fla., the couple is residing in Springfield.