Adams-Zuehlke vows said in New Braunfels
Brittney Lea Adams and Steven Charles Zuehlke were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011, in St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Braunfels. Rev. James Mann, pastor from the couple’s home congregation, officiated the ceremony.
Brittney is the daughter of Phyllis and Clint Adams of Hebbronville. Her grandparents are Corene and Layton Adams, Charlotte Vanderstrucken and the late Duane Crews, all of Beeville.
Steven is the son of Ann and Floyd Zuehlke Jr. of Thorndale. His grandparents are Floyd Zuehlke, the late Joy Zuehlke, Less Goerdel and the late Barbara Goerdel, all of Thorndale. He is the great-grandson of Inez Goerdel of Hamilton and Juanita Chittum of Pearland.
The bride wore a Maggie Sottero ambrosia gown made of alabaster soft shimmer satin, with a dipped neckline and corset closure. It was embellished with crystals and pearls at the strapless neckline, as well as across an inset lace panel in the skirt, and featured a bustled train punctuated with handmade satin flowers. Her fingertip veil, edged in crystal bead work, was held in place with a tiara of pearls and crystals. She carried a bouquet of pink stargazer lilies, tangerine roses and babies breath, intertwined with crystals.
The bride was attended by her maid of honor, and sister, Brooke Adams.
Bridesmaids were friends of the bride, Bianca Barrera, Lyndsay New, Desiree Ramirez, Jenna Shepherd, Jordie Shepherd, Alecia Wagner and Mandy Becker, cousin of the bride.
They were dressed in fulllength satin gowns in Tiffany blue, with a narrow ribbon bow marked with a rhinestone pin at the ruched empire waist. Each wore matching rhinestone drop earrings and necklaces, a gift from the bride. They carried bouquets of pink and tangerine roses and Gerbera daisies.
The flower girl was Brighton Adams, niece of the bride. She was dressed in a candlelight satin dress to match the bride and carried an ivory and pearl basket of pink rose petals.
The groom’s best man was Kevin Zuehlke, brother of the groom.
Groomsmen were Ryan Davenport, Matthew Galbreath, Rev. John Pflug Jr., Taylor Rowe, Coy Schneider, Justin Schwarz and Aubrey White, all friends of the groom.
Ushers were Jared Melde, J.J. Murray and Carter Travis, all friends of the groom, and Cleighton Jerkins, cousin of the bride.
Ring bearer was Lane Jerkins, cousin of the bride.
Rev. John Pflug Jr., friend of the couple, was scripture reader.
Musicians were Ada Sweet, organist, and Carrie De Lemos, soloist.
A dinner and dance reception was held at the New Braunfels Civic Center ballroom. The walls were draped with ivory fabric and swags of white lights and crystals met at a chandelier in the center of the ceiling.
Tables were laid with ivory satin cloths with Tiffany blue runners. Centerpieces were bouquets of stargazer lilies, orange tiger lilies, pink and tangerine roses, Gerbera daisies, stock orange gladiola, greenery and crystals, captured in tall chandelier candelabra.
The same flowers were at the registration table and gathered at clusters of uplit, free-standing pillars in the entry, as well as in the cocktail area where photos of the bride and groom were displayed.
The bride’s cake was a vanilla five-layer confection set upon a crystal pedestal with a rhinestone “Z” atop, decorated with butter cream quilting, crystals, satin ribbon and roses.
The groom’s chocolate cake was a medallion of a Bobcat, his Texas State University mascot.
Guests enjoyed a photo booth and dancing, with a grand march led by DJ Danny Hernandez and his wife, Brenda.
Assisting with house party duties were Amy, Jill and Lisa Conoley, Danielle Hernandez, Margaret Miller and Christine Rohlack, all friends of the couple.
Following a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the newlyweds reside in Thorndale.