Mr. and Mrs. Steven Wander

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Wander



Cassie Joellen King and Steven Charles Wander, both of Clermont, exchanged marriage vows in a 3 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, May 26. The wedding was officiated by Pastor Lee Boleyn at First Baptist Church in Elgin.

Parents of the couple are Harlen and Esther King of Rockwood, Penn., and Steve and Eileen Wander of Elgin.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, white A-line gown featuring a sweetheart neckline and a bodice embroidered with swirls of crystal beading. The full skirt was comprised of layers of cascading ruffles, which continued into the train of the gown. Cassie carried a silk bouquet of white roses with deep purple and silver floral accents. 

The bride chose her friend Toni Teng of Temple City, Calif., as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Angel McNatt, sister of the bride of Dunbar, Penn.; Ginger Gyorko of Elgin, Chasidy Fels of West Union and Samantha Harms of Elgin, all friends of the couple.

The junior bridesmaids were MaKenzie King, niece of the bride, and Katelynn Kraus, goddaughter of the couple.

The attendants wore long gowns of charcoal grey chiffon.

The flower girl was the couple’s daughter, Chloe Wander.

The bride’s personal attendant was Katrina Klussman, friend of the couple.

Attending the groom as best man was his brother, Jason Wander of Elgin. The groomsmen were Mike Detter, brother of the groom, of Parker, Colo.; Marty Larson of Arlington, Andy Link and Jason Kraus of Elgin, all friends of the couple.

Junior groomsmen were Sebastian Wander and Preston Wander, sons of the couple.

The ring bearer was Brayden Wander, the couple’s son.

Christopher Fels and Rory Vansickler served as the ushers.

Presiding at the guest book were Ashlynn Klussman and Kaleb King.

Following the ceremony a reception and dance were held at the West Union Events Center.

The bride, a 2004 graduate of Turkeyfoot Valley High School in Pennsylvania, is currently an in-home daycare provider.

The groom graduated from Valley High School in Elgin in 2003. He is employed at Stanley Engineered Fastening in Decorah.

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