KANSAS CITY, Mo.--Miss Kathleen Rebekah Storms and Mr. John Robert Vines, Jr., were united in the holy sacrament of matrimony on Saturday, June 24, 2006, at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church in Kansas City. Rev. Thomas Holder celebrated the nuptial mass at 6:30 in the evening.
Katie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Michael Storms of Kansas City, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis C. DeFeo, Jr., of Jefferson City, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Storms of Kansas City. Great-grandmother is Mrs. Geneva Mingrone of Kansas City.
Johnny is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Vines of Dexter. He is the grandson of Geneva Nelson of Bloomfield, Mo., and the late Wheeler Nelson, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Vines of Sikeston, Mo..
Attending her sister as maid of honor was Melissa Storms of Kansas City. Bridesmaids were Mo.lly Storms of Kansas City, sister of the bride; Emily Vines of Dexter, sister of the groom; Erin VanDyke from Abingdon, MD, friend of the bride; and Megan Textor of Grandview, Mo., friend of the bride.
Lt. Scott Mattingly of Kapolei, Hawaii, served as best man, and groomsmen were Shawn Guethle of Mission, KS; Ryan Greer of Dexter; Chris Wunderlich of Dudley, Mo.; and Chris Turner of Dexter, all friends of the groom. .
Serving as ushers were Chris Storms and Max Storms of Kansas City, brothers of the bride; and Michael Williams and Matt Ternes of Dexter, friends of the groom.
Guest books attendants were the bride's aunt JoAnn Harrison of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Kristen Mattingly of Kapolei, HI, friend of the bride and groom.
Following the ceremony a dinner and dance were held in the foyer of Archbishop O'Hara High School in Kansas City.
The groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner on Friday, June 23 at V's Italiano Ristorante in Independence, Mo.. Following the dinner members and guests of the wedding party attended a Royals baseball game at Kauffman Stadium.
Katie is a 2006 graduate of Truman State University, where she earned a Masters Degree in Secondary Education. Johnny is also a 2006 graduate of Truman State University with a Masters Degree in English.
After a honeymoon to Athens and the Greek islands of Santorini and Mykonos, the couple is residing in St. Louis, Mo..