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Robertson-Van Genderen wed

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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Erin Rose Robertson, of Green Forest, Ark., and Lt. Andrew Van Genderen, of Des Peres, were united in marriage on May 20 on the lawn at Pratt Place Inn in Fayetteville, Ark.

The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Jewel Robertson of Green Forest, Ark., and the granddaughter of Ken Calton and the late Rose Ellen Calton, of Monett, and Peggy Robertson and the late Jack Robertson, of Green Forest, Ark.

The groom is the son of Scott and Andrea Van Genderen, of Des Peres. He is the grandson of Dale and Gale Van Genderen, of Spokane and Albert Blankenship and the late Bennie Blankenship of Warrensburg.

The bride wore a white satin and lace trumpet-skirt gown, embellished with hand beading. The key-hole back was lined with satin and lace flowers, pearls, crystals and satin-covered buttons. She wore a finger-tip veil and a brooch belonging to her late great-grandmother, Jane Long, of Monett. She carried a bouquet of blush colored peonies and hydrangeas.

Bridesmaids were Rona Babb and Makayla Jorgensen of Green Forest, Ark., Stevie Alrich of El Dorado, Ark., and Laura and Meredith Van Genderen, of Des Peres.

Sarah and Natalie Halle, of Berryville, Ark., served as flower girls. Lauren Agnew, of Texas, served as guest book attendant.

Groomsmen were Michael Van Genderen and Tim Hassett of Des Peres, Spencer Peterson and Dave Faltys, of Texas, John Hukka, of Virginia and Josh Watson, of Fayetteville, Ark.

Patrick Van Genderen and Bryan Van Genderen, both of Des Peres, served as head usher and ring bearer.

Music for the wedding ceremony was provided Su Hong on the violin and Austin Brown on the guitar and mandolin.

Following a reception at the Platt Place Barn, the couple took a honeymoon trip to Hawaii.

The bride is a graduate of University of Arkansas Honors College and will continue writing and editing for various clients and magazines. The groom is a graduate of University of Arkansas Honors College and will begin his Air Force career on Nov. 1 in Texas.

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