Bridal courtesies held
Posted: Tuesday, November 4, 2008 10:18 pm
Several parties were held recently honoring Leah Redman and Grant Rauchle, both of Lakeland, prior to their recent marriage.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Kay Redman of Holcomb, Mo. Her grandparents are Freda Warren and the late Carrol J. Warren of Clarkton, Mo., and the late Randel and Bessie Redman of Holcomb.
The groom is the son of Mike and Phyllis Rauchle of Union City. He is the grandson of Rebecca Rauchle and the late Eugene Rauchle of Union City, Joy and Vaughn Stephens of Springville and the late Wayne Dortch of Big Sandy.
A shower was held in the home of Kay Redman in Holcomb. The event was hosted by family members of the bride.
Guests enjoyed cheese balls with assorted crackers, chips and dip, nuts, cake squares, butterscotch cookies and strawberry punch.
Prior to games being played, the bride’s mother gave a devotional from Ephesians 5:22-23.
The hostesses presented individual gifts to the honoree.
A bridal brunch was held in the lovely country home of Catherine Roberts of Union City. Sausage and egg casserole, country ham and biscuits, cheese grits, fresh sliced tomatoes, fresh fruit, an assortment of homemade cinnamon rolls and fried pies with juice and coffee were served.
The hostess presented the honoree with a dinner plate by Casafina.
A couple’s shower was held in the beautiful home of Wayne and Elaine Beard of Eads. Co-workers of the honoree presented individual gifts.
Guests enjoyed an assortment of hors d’oeuvres and beverages.
The host and hostess presented the couple with a variety of baking pans.
Matt and Kim Wilson, friends of the couple, hosted an engagement party at their beautiful estate in Eads.
Upon entering the pool area, guests were served an assortment of shrimp, crab and lobster cakes, chicken salad on crescent rolls, mixed nuts, pineapple cheese ball and crackers and a variety of pastries.
The host and hostess presented the bridal couple with a gift card.
A coffee was held in the lovely home of Judy Robinson of Union City. Co-hosting the event were Sheila Cawley, Sheila Ward, Donna Stringfield, Marie Smith, Kris Dunn, Patsy Dickerson, Marsha Houston, Janette Fisher and Heidi Shelton, all of Union City. They presented the honoree with a dinner plate by Casafina.
Sausage balls, miniature muffins, cinnamon swirls, fruit with dip, sausage casserole, blueberry and strawberry tarts and iced coffee punch were served to the guests. Special guests were grandmothers of the groom.
A “his and her” tool party was held in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Union City. The event was hosted by Linda Allgier and Marie Smith, both of Union City.
Guests enjoyed chips and dip, chocolate-covered golf ball candies, cheese cubes and grapes on golf tees, cheese ball and crackers, and cookies and brownies. Lemon-lime punch was also served.
The hostesses presented the bridal couple with an engraved breadboard with a monogrammed knife and an assortment of ladies tools.
A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held in the beautiful home of Carol Latimer in Union City. Co-hosting the event were Elizabeth Kendall and Darlene Fultz, both of Union City.
Guests enjoyed a delicious meal of chicken salad on lettuce leaf, whipped strawberry salad, green beans, wrapped in bacon and covered with a sweet sauce, muffins, homemade rolls and fruit tea. Lemon icebox tarts with an amaretto coffee were served for dessert.
The honoree chose this time to present her bridesmaids and other members of the wedding party with gifts.
The hostesses presented the bride with a silver metal garden caddy.
The bride’s matron of honor, Hailey Kuschel of Auburn, Mich., and her bridesmaid, Carrie Owens of Brainerd, Maine, hosted a lingerie shower on the eve of the wedding at the Hampton Inn in Union City.
Guests enjoyed delicious cupcakes and beverages.
The hostesses and additional members of the wedding party presented individual gifts to the honoree.