Lowder — Toelke exchange vows


Jesse Lowder and Hannah Toelke, both of Owensville, exchanged vows Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at White Mule Winery, Owensville. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Michael Watson, uncle of the bride.

The bride is the daughter of Steve Toelke of Labadie and Renee Toelke of O’Fallon. She is the granddaughter of Gene and Terry Watson of Gerald and the late George and Virginia Toelke.

The groom is the son of Allen and Michele Lowder of Owensville. He is the grandson of Rose Groff, Nicole Kay and the late William Kay and Stanley and Peggy Lowder.

Grace Toelke, sister of the bride, served as maid-of-honor. The bride’s attendants were Kayla Lowder, sister of the groom; Makayla Adams, friend of the bride; Callie Hubenthal, friend of the bride; Kaylee Eldringhoff, friend of the bride; Madison Ragan, friend of the bride; and Emily Roderick, cousin of the bride.

Austin Lowder, brother of the groom, served as best man. The groom’s attendants were Jonathan Marquez, friend of the groom; Derek Diekmann, friend of the groom; Landon Farrell, friend of the groom; Morgan Huebner, friend of the groom; Ethan Garth, friend of the groom; and Ethen Schneider, friend of the groom.

Other attendants were Brent Korman, cousin of the bride, and Dalton Chapman, friend of the groom, serving as ushers; Harper Watson and Raegan Doerr, cousins of the bride, serving as flower girls; and William Kay III, cousin of the groom, serving as ringbearer.

The couple honeymooned at Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Photos by Kristin Carr. Videography by Jamie Emo.