Kallie Attebery of North Newton and Christopher Rudd of Newton were married during a 2 p.m. Aug. 14, 2010, ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church in Newton.


Kallie Attebery of North Newton and Christopher Rudd of Newton were married during a 2 p.m. Aug. 14, 2010, ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church in Newton.

Father Jim Mainzer officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mark and Paula Attebery of North Newton. The groom is the son of Stephen and Alisha Rudd of Newton, and Brian and Kim Hansen of Derby.

The bride was escorted by her parents.

Matron of honor was Kaitlin Williams, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kara Benelli of Pittsburg, Brittany Winter of Springfield, Mo., Shelby Gronau of Topeka, April Webb of Waynes, N.J., Katelin Gaeddert of Newton and Casey Hansen of Derby. Bridesmatron was Kaitlin Williams of Emporia. They wore red and navy blue knee-length dresses with splashes of silver sequins.

Best man was Garrett Garcia of Newton. Groomsmen were Jacob Martin of Newton, Walter Lehman of Newton, Adam Williams of Emporia, Mathew Rudd of Derby, and Keagan and Keith Attebery of North Newton.

The bride’s maternal grandmother is Mary Louise Harms of El Dorado, and her paternal grandparents are Leon and Sharon Attebery of Eureka.

The groom is the grandson of Lee Moss of Wichita, Jayne and the late Michael Rudd of Bel Aire, and Robert and Pamela Johnson of Augusta. The groom is the great-grandson of Gordon and Barbara Bullock of Wichita.

Flower girls were Kailey Herbst-Stubbs, niece of the groom of Newton, and Heather Benelli of Pittsburg. They wore white dresses with red rose accents.

Ring bearer was Jacob Rudd of Newton. Guest book attendant was Ashley Renshaw of Newton.

Taper lighters were Jacob and Addison Lindenmeyer of Newton. Ushers were Michael Stauffer of Emporia, William Howell of Wichita, Chase Herbst of Quincy, Ill., and Devon McNeil of Killeen, Texas.

The couple took a wedding trip to San Antonio, and they have made their home in Killeen.

The bride is a 2009 graduate of Newton High School and is a sophomore at Wichita State University, majoring in business and finance.

The groom is a 2009 graduate of Newton High School and is a paralegal in the U.S. Army, stationed in Iraq.

Personal attendants were Sharon Attebery, grandmother of Eureka, and Kay Self of Newton.

Vocalists were April Webb and Tom Harms of El Dorado. Melanie Bontrager of Newton was pianist, and Steve Koerner of Newton was organist.

A reception was in the Atrium Room at Best Western in Park City. Hosting were Mark and Paula Attebery.

A rehearsal dinner was at Stroud’s. Hosting were Stephen and Alisha Rudd of Newton.

The bride’s gown was a strapless satin dropped-waist gown with an eight-foot train. Accents of silver and crystal beading were on the bodice and center of bottom of the train. The veil was three layers of sliver sprinkled rhinestones throughout. Her bouquet was a cascading arrangement of white hydrangeas, red roses and a splash of blue. Her grandmother’s prayer book and crystal rosary that she carried on her wedding day were a part of her bouquet. An ivory cross that all brides in the family have carried on their wedding day for the past three generations also was part of the bouquet.

Decorations included red, white and blue pew bows, as well as navy blue draped tulle with white lights, navy and a white heart balloon arch. Table centerpieces were hurricane lamps with white candles and patriotic ribbon. There were scattered red, white and blue flower petals on round guest tables, and red and navy blue place mats on tables. The American flag was hung at the middle of the dance floor.

A floral garden arch through which the couple and attendants entered the reception also was a part of the decorations.

Wedding colors were red, white and blue.

The bride’s grandfather was lector during the wedding mass.

The reception, buffet and dance were at 6 p.m. at Park City Best Western. The cake was made by the bride’s grandmother.

The bride and groom left the reception through a tunnel of guests with lit sparklers.

After the wedding mass, the couple released a pair of snow-white doves to symbolize a never-ending union for life.