Wylam wedding

Kira Elizabeth Bluebaum and Justin James Wylam were married Oct. 10 at the Country Club United Methodist Church in Kansas City by Pastor Russell Standlee.

The bride, daughter of Edward and Georgia Bluebaum of Houston, was given in marriage by her father.

The groom is the son of Dennis and Sharon Wylam of Salem.

The maid of honor was Rachel Grodsky. Bridesmaids were Amy Edwards-Patterson, Andrea Viegas, Kelly Bennett, Elizabeth Politte and Wendy Bailey, friends of the bride. The best man was Daniel Wylam, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Peter Swales, Troy Ganson, Nicholas Cook, Daniel Aiken and Kevin Pepler, friends of the groom. Flower girl was Katie Dixson, niece of the bride.

The bride wore a pale ivory Saison Blanche strapless A-line gown with organza ruffles and a diamond-topstitched bodice accented with rhinestones. She carried a tear-drop bouquet of hydrangeas, soft green and white cymbidium orchids, buttery garden roses and accents of chocolate smokebush foliage and brown hypericum berries. The bridesmaids wore floor-length, chiffon, moss green, dresses and carried bouquets of white hydrangeas.

Following the ceremony, a reception and dinner was held at the downtown loft, Club 1000.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Houston High School and received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and is pursuing a master’s degree from Kansas State University. The groom is a 1998 graduate of Salem High School and received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla. Both are employed by the engineering consulting firm, Burns & McDonnell.

After honeymooning in Spain and France, the couple resides in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

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