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Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Amy Michele Guenthner and Adam Ludwig Wirdzek, both of Franklin, Tenn., were united in marriage on Oct. 23, 2004, at St. Bartholomew's Church in Nashville Tenn. The Rev. Frederick Richardson officiated at the 4 p.m. double ring ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Jack and Ernestine Guenthner of Le Mars and William and Mercedes Wirdzek of Cleveland, Ohio. Honored guest was the bridegroom's grandmother, Virginia Wirdzek of Latrobe Pa.

Altar flowers were in memory of grandparents of the couple the late Emmanuel and Eunice Guenthner of Freeman S.D., the late James and Louise McInnis of Columbus, Ga., the late Joseph and Helen Kozenko and the late Adam L. Wirdzek all of Latrobe, Pa.

The Nashville String Quartet provided music for the ceremony. Soloist was Christian recording artist and author Charlie Peacock, who sang his original compositions, "No Place Closer to Heaven" and "New Life in Christ."

Scripture was read by Peder Eide of Farmington, Minn., friend of the couple. The prayers were given by Dr. Scott Guenthner of Indianapolis Ind., brother of the bride, Mike Varel, Kansas City Mo., and Leo Zimmerman of Brecksville Ohio.

Marla Fulscher of Franklin, Tenn., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jenny Eck of Sioux City, Cindy McCain of Nashville Tenn., and Jami Wendland of Franklin Tenn.

Flower girl was Madison Rogers of Brentwood, Tenn., and Ring bearer was Lucas Fletcher of Nashville.

Best man was William Wirdzek of Cleveland, Ohio, father of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were John Hussey of Nashville, Tenn., Paul Rogers of Brentwood, Tenn., and Will Rowley of Irvine, Calif.

Seating the wedding guests were Tommy Fulscher of Franklin, Tenn., and Mike Varel of Kansas City, Mo.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Franklin Marriot, Cool Springs.

Amy is a graduate of Humboldt High School in Humboldt and received her bachelor of arts in vocal performance from Northwest Missouri State University, Marysville Mo. She is employed at EMI Christian Music Group in Brentwood, Tenn.

Adam is a graduate of Connellsville High School in Connellsville, Pa., and received his bachelor of arts degree in music performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston Mass. He is employed with PKPI Video Production in Nashville Tenn., and is a professional drummer.

Following a wedding trip to Vancouver British Colombia, the couple is at home in Franklin, Tenn.

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