Sunday, March 3, 2002

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stephanie Beth Krauss and Craig Michael Brown were married July 7, 2001, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. Matthew T. Marks performed the double ring ceremony. Organist was Allyn Steffens. Soloist was Spencer Prevallet, cousin of the bride.

Parents of the couple are Howard and Charlotte Krauss and Glennon and Rose Brown, all of Perryville.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father.

Matron of honor was Michelle Mueller of Perryville, cousin of the bride, and maid of honor was Carrie Kiefer of St. Louis. Bridesmaids were Missy Krauss of St. Louis, sister-in-law of the bride; Sheila Brauns of Perryville, sister of the groom; Erin Blevins of St. Louis; Christy Krauss of Frohna, Mo., and Susan Krauss of Perryville, sisters-in-law of the bride. Junior bridesmaid was Taylor Krauss, niece and godchild of the bride.

Bobby Moll of Fort Collins, Colo., was best man. Groomsmen were Michael Vogel of Decatur, Ill.; Tyson Krauss of St. Louis, brother of the bride; Trevor Dickman of Mesa, Ariz.; Jason Rodewald of Perryville; Greg Krauss of Frohna and Andy Krauss of Perryville, brothers of the bride.

Flower girl was Jocelyn Brauns, niece and godchild of the groom. Ringbearer was Justin Gross, nephew and godchild of the groom. Pages were Levi and Jared Krauss, nephews of the bride.

Program attendants were Dana Seibel of Frohna and Nicky Geringer of St. Louis.

Following the ceremony, a reception and dance was held at the American Legion Hall. Servers were Mandy Blechle of Jackson, Mo., Tricia Bockhorn of Huber Heights, Ohio, and Becky Barry of Murray, Ky.

Mrs. Brown is a 1998 graduate of John A. Logan College in Carterville, Ill., and received a bachelor's degree in health education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2000. She is employed at Healthcare Equipment and Supply in Perryville.

The groom is a 1996 graduate of Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo., and received a master of physical therapy degree from the University of Evansville in 2000. He is a physical therapist at Mid America Rehab in Cape Girardeau.

After a wedding trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Jackson.