Sara Kristin Mayer and Marc Donald Strand, both of Columbia, were united in marriage Oct. 5, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church near Clarksville. Father Dorn officiated at the ceremony.
Bride’s parents are Richard and Cindy Mayer, Washington. Groom’s parents are Darold and the late Judy Strand.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
Serving as matron of honor was Beth Mayer Castle, St. Charles. Bridesmaid was Anlon O’Brien, Columbia. Best man was Eric Pherigo, Columbia. Groomsman was Matthew Arnall, Columbia.
Flower girls were Bergen Fields, St. Louis, and Audrey Reed, Burlington, Iowa. Ring bearers were Corey Castle, St. Charles, Boden Fields, St. Louis, and Connor Reed, Burlington, Iowa.
Ushers were Samantha Strand, St. Louis, and Eric Strand, St. Louis.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Ryan Spearman.
A reception was held at Three Barn Farm, Clarksville. Music/entertainment was provided by The Ryan Spearman Band.
The bride graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies and a master’s in education. She is employed as a student advocate and ADA coordinator at Stephens College.
The groom graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in hotel and restaurant management. He is employed by The Broadway Brewery in Columbia.
After a wedding trip to Costa Rica, the couple reside in Columbia.