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Buringa & Weninger

Kate Buringa & Christopher Weniger

Kate Buringa of Downers Grove, Illinois, and Christopher Weninger of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, were married at 6 p.m. June 12, 2015, in the courtyard of the Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls. The Rev. Robert Weniger, who is also the father of the groom, officiated. A reception followed the ceremony at the historic courtroom in the Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls.

The bride is the daughter of Rick and Perian Buringa of Albert Lea and the granddaughter of Phyllis Conrad of Amboy. She is a 2010 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Morris. She is currently attending Midwestern University Medical School in Downers Grove, Illinois.

The groom is the son of Robert and Daniela Weniger of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, formerly of Albert Lea, and the grandson of Helen Weniger of Sioux Falls. He is a 2012 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2015 graduate of Augustana College in Sioux Falls. He is currently attending Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.

John Buringa of San Luis Obispo, California, brother of the bride, served as the “brother of honor.”

Maddie Weniger of Sioux Falls, sister of the groom, served as the “best sister.”

Helen Ober, cousin of the groom, served as flower girl. She is the daughter of Ben and Meghan Ober of Arlington, Massachusetts.

William Myer, cousin of the groom, served as ring bearer. He is the son of William and Jessica Myer of Jacksonville, Florida.

Matt Anderson of Sioux Falls was the violinist.

The couple honeymooned at the Aqua Resort in Cancun Mexico and are currently living in Deerfield, Illinois.