Taglauer, Burkhalter married in double-ring ceremony

Courtney and Michael Burkhalter
Courtney and Michael Burkhalter

Courtney Taglauer and Michael Burkhalter were married Saturday, June 16, 2018, in a 4 p.m. a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Ryan Dexter at Hope Lutheran Church in Germanville.

The bride is the daughter of Brian and Sherry Taglauer of Fairfield, and the groom is the son of Mike and Evelyn Filson of Birmingham.

The bride wore a lace slip dress with trailing buttons and an illusion back and a veil in matching lace. She carried yellow ranunculus and succulents.

The bride’s matron of honor was her sister Whitney Hein. Attendants were Amanda Elsbernd and Melissa McEnany. They wore sage green keyhole chiffon A-line gowns, and carried yellow ranunculus and succulents.

The flower girl was Kinzey Burkhalter, the groom’s niece. The ring bearer was Keaton Burkhalter, the groom’s nephew.

The groomsmen were Adam Rauscher and Ryan McLarney.

Ushers were Brandon Taglauer, brother of the bride, and Justin Engwall and Thomas Einsminger.

Jolaine Coop was pianist for the wedding.

The altar was decorated with white and yellow flowers and a unity candle.

A reception for 325 guests was held that evening at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, a special place for the couple.

The couple traveled to South Dakota and Wyoming, and have made their home in rural Fairfield.

The bride, a graduate of Iowa State University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agricultural education, is an ag teacher and FFA adviser at Fairfield High School.

The groom attended Northeast Iowa Community College’s John Deere technician program. He is a salesman and applicator at Vision Ag in Stockport.