Dr. Margaret Rose Wessling and Dr. Andrew Lucas Bozarth were united in marriage on April 6, 2013 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The Rev. Monsignor Robert A. Murphy officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Vince and Mrs. Rose Wessling of Kansas City, Missouri. The groom is the son of Mr. Ben and Mrs. Diane Bozarth of Canton, Missouri. The bride chose Emily Wessling as her Maid of Honor, sister of the bride. The six bridesmaids included Katelyn Wessling, sister of the bride, Jennifer Pharr, cousin of the bride, Dr. Kathleen Doo, Elyse Biggs, Gina Camarata and Allegra Gassman, all friends of the bride. The groom chose Brett Bozarth, brother of the groom, to be his Best Man. The six groomsmen included Dr. Kevin Patel, Dr. Neal Desai, Dr. Aaron High, Dr. Sakher Albadarin, Mr. Greg Whiston and Dr. David Phillips, all friends of the groom. Ushering duties were performed by Nick Wilson, cousin of the bride, and Dr. Anthony Accurso, friend of the couple. The Flower Girl was Kate Marquardt and the Ring Bearer was Ryan Marquardt, friends of the bride. Ceremony participants included: Adam Wilson, candle lighter, cousin of the bride, and Erin Bozarth, guest book attendant and Prayers of the Faithful reader, sister of the groom, Anna Comiskey and Melanie Briend, scripture readers, friends of the bride, and Dr. Tina Khaleghi, soloist., friend of the bride. A dinner and dance reception for guests was hosted by the bride's parents in More Hall. The groom's parents entertained the evening prior with a rehearsal dinner at Cinzetti's in Overland Park. The bride graduated from Notre Dame de Sion High School in Kansas City in 2006 and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine in 2012 with a combined B.A./M.D. She is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and is completing a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency at UMKC. The bride is in her second year of residency at St. Luke's, Truman Medical Center and Children's Mercy Hospitals. The groom graduated from Canton R-5 High School in 2005 and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine in 2011 with a combined B.A./M.D. He is completing a residency in internal medicine at UMKC, and plans to pursue a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine. The groom is in his third year of residency at St. Luke's and Truman Medical Center. Following their honeymoon to Oregon, the couple is at home in Westwood, Kansas.
Published in the Kansas City Star on June 23, 2013