Archive for Thursday, August 30, 2007


August 30, 2007

Catherine Dawn Sherfey and Brian Matthew Finnigin were married March 31, 2007, at Memorial Chapel, Fort Leavenworth. Officiant was Pastor Gary "Sam" Sanford.

The bride is the daughter of retired Lt. Col. Lloyd and Linda Sherfey, Lansing. She is a 1995 graduate of Lansing High School and a 2000 graduate of the University of Kansas with a bachelor's degree in atmospheric science. She earned her master's degree in engineering management at the University of Kansas in 2005. She is employed by United BioSource Corporation, Kansas City, Mo.

The groom is the son of Joyce Finnigin, Lansing, and James E. and Susan Finnigin, Gladstone, Mo. He is a 1995 graduate of Lansing High School. He completed a five-year apprenticeship with PipeFitters Local No.533 in May 2003 and is a journeyman working out of Local No. 533 in Kansas City, Mo.

The bride was given in marriage by her father.

Music was provided by vocalist John B. Deakins III, Nashville, Tenn., cousin of the bride.

Allison Sherfey, Lansing, sister of the bride, served at maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Jurecic, Lombard, Ill.; Paige Comer, Leavenworth; and Heather Guerry, Shawnee. Ring bearers were Katelynn and Kylee Cauthon, Overland Park.

Capt. Kevin M. Finnigin, Baltimore, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Todd Johnson, Leavenworth, Corey Cline, Leavenworth, and Andrew Waters, Leavenworth.

Ushers were Brad Selock, Ottawa, Spc. Kevin Fisher and Jeremy Comer, Leavenworth.

Scripture reader was Theresa Finnigin, Baltimore, sister-in-law of the bride and groom.

A buffet reception and dance was held at St. Joseph Hall, University of St. Mary. Music was provided by Sonny Heller.

Following a belated honeymoon to Tennessee, the couple is living in Gladstone, Mo.


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