SHARON LICHTER AND SCOTT KAHNKE
were married Sept. 28 during a 2 p.m. ceremony at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Storm Lake. Father Robert Schimmer officiated.
Parents of the bride are Joan Lichter of Storm Lake and Bud Lichter of Mason City. The groom's parents are Mike and Connie Kahnke of Storm Lake. Bob and Marge Shewell of Storm Lake are Scott's maternal grandparents.
Sally McGraw, friend of the bride of Minneapolis, and Tom Lichter, brother of the bride of Storm Lake, were vocalists. They were accompanied by Jeanette Hinkeldey.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her nephew Shaun Murphy of Albert City and given away by her mother. She wore a gown of antique white silk by Angelina. It featured a chapel length train.
Matron of honor was the bride's sister Teresa Frazer of Chester, Virginia. The maid of honor was her friend Megan Atwood of Minneapolis. Bridesmaids were Alicia Murphy her niece of Minneapolis and Amy Wojciechowski of Maple Grove, Minn., Tami Romick of Des Moines, and Cynthia Kelly of Denver, all friends of the bride. Their gowns of amethyst purple satin were styled with embroidered bodices and full A-line floor length skirts.
The groom and the men of the bridal party wore black Perry Ellis tuxedos. Michael Kahnke of Iowa City was his brother's best man. The groomsmen were Jason Raveling of Storm Lake, Chris Brecher of Denver, Trent Sliefert of Newell, Tom Tysver of Kansas City and Todd Huffman of Omaha, and the ushers Scott Ravenscroft of Madison, Wisc., John Lohman of North Liberty, and John Anderson of San Diego, Calif., are all friends of the groom.
Ellen Christie of Portland, Org., friend of the bride, was her personal attendant. The bride's sisters-in-law Valerie Lichter of Storm Lake and Cindee Lichter of Galva were greeters at the church.
A dinner and dance reception followed the ceremony at Lake Creek County Club. Tom and Rhonda Shewell of Woodbury, Minn., uncle and aunt of the groom, were host and hostess. The rehearsal dinner at the Storm Lake Municipal Golf Course clubhouse the evening before the wedding was hosted by the groom's parents, Mike and Connie Kahnke.
Sharon received her doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa in 1999. Scott graduated from the University of Iowa with a finance degree. He is a loan underwriter for Wells Fargo in Edina, Minn. Sharon is pharmacist/manager of the Wal-Mart Pharmacy in Eagen, Minn.
After a wedding trip to St. John Island, United States Virgin Islands, the couple is now at home at 13083 Everest Ave., Apple Valley, MN 55124.