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Lauher of Kansas. The Rev. Dave Butts of Kansas performed performed the 4 p.m. double-ring double-ring double-ring ceremony. Pianists and vocalists were Shirley Grafton, Gail Carmicheal and Gayla Royer. Musical selections included "Sunrise, "Sunrise, Sunset," "The yedding Song," and The Gift of Love." The bride, escorted by her stepfather and given away by her father, wore a white taffeta full-length, full-length, full-length, sheath-style sheath-style sheath-style gown. It was styled with long pouf sleeves with embroidered appliques, scoop neck and low cut back with an extended extended peplum concealing a detachable cathedral-length cathedral-length cathedral-length train. The bodice was embellished with re-embroidered re-embroidered re-embroidered lace applique, sequins and pearls. She carried carried a colonial bouquet of white roses accented accented with pink sweetheart roses. Jill Coartney of Dekalb, cousin of the bridegroom, attended as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Regina Davis of St. Ann, Mo.; Kathy Lauher of Champaign and Elizabeth Lauher of Kansas, both sisters of the bridegroom; and Amy Ed-dington Ed-dington Ed-dington of Downers Grove. They wore burgundy and rose floral print, tea-length, tea-length, tea-length, Victorian style dresses which featured featured scoop backs and above-the-elbow above-the-elbow above-the-elbow above-the-elbow above-the-elbow pouf sleeves. Each carried a single pink rose. Mike Lauher of Normal served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Jeff Harmon of Kansas; Irvin Kauffman of Tuscola; Chad Motley of Charleston; and Matt Davis of Ashmore, brother of the bride. Ring bearers were Daniel Davis of Charleston, brother of the bride and Justin Pinnell of Oakland, stepcousin of the bride. Guests were seated by Steve Pinnell of Oakland, stepbrother of the bride; Jason Shoot of Bloomington, cousin of the bride, and Kirk Dawdy of Carbondale, cousin of the bridegroom. The guest book was attended by Kathy Lauher ofNormal, sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law of the bridegroom. Programs were handed out by Erin Motley of Charleston. Anne Dawdy of Carbondale attended gifts and Tori Coffey of Charleston handed out birdseed. Both are cousins of the bridegroom. bridegroom. An hors d'oeuvres and dance reception was held at the Eastern Illinois University University Grand Ballroom following the ceremony. ceremony. The bride is a 1988 graduate of Kansas High School and a 1989 graduate of Sparks College in Shelbyville. She is employed with Carle Clinical Studies at Champaign. The bridegroom is a 1988 graduate of Kansas High School and is a student majoring majoring in agricultural mechanization at the University of Illinois, Champaign. He is employed at the University of Illinois Illinois Agricultural Engineering Farm.