Lauren Steffens and Justin Collins were united in marriage Sept. 29, 2012, at St. John’s-Gildehaus Church, Villa Ridge. Father Jim French officiated at the 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony.
Bride’s parents are Cathy and Ron Steffens, Labadie. Groom’s parents are Lynn Collins, Labadie, and the late Terry Collins.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
Serving as maid of honor was Emily Patke, Villa Ridge. Bridesmaids were Jeanna Feldmann, Villa Ridge, Kelly Grissom, Washington, Keli Sullivan, Labadie, and Christy Collins, Labadie, groom’s sister.
Best man was Joseph Collins, Labadie, groom’s brother. Groomsmen were Jacob Waterhouse, Labadie, Mike Grissom, Jason Loepker and Zach Bruckerhoff, all of Washington.
Flower girl was Bella Williams, bride’s cousin. Ring bearer was Augustus Pillow, bride’s cousin.
A dinner and reception were held at the Washington Brewery.
After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple reside in Villa Ridge.