Jan. 4, 2012

Amanda Yentz and Ryan Gintoft of Milwaukee were married Oct. 15, 2011, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa.

Parents of the bride are John and Mary Yentz of Wauwatosa. The groom's parents are Robert and Margaret Gintoft, also of Wauwatosa.

The Rev. Gary Erickson and the Rev. Mike Hammer officiated the 3:30 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee.

The bride wore an off-white, strapless, A-line dress with a lace overlay, shirred bodice and beaded empire waist. She carried an all-white bouquet of hydrangea, calla lilies, roses and freesia.

Jordan Yentz of Wauwatosa, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Allison Yentz and Victoria Yentz of Wauwatosa, Melissa Gintoft Halleen of Milwaukee, Mia Gintoft Cohen of New York City, and Maddi Rusin of Lake Zurich, Ill. Flower girl was Mia Goddard, the bride's niece.

Bryce Gintoft of Chicago and Jeremy Gintoft of San Diego were best men. Groomsmen were Derek Yentz of Wauwatosa, Eric Halleen of Milwaukee and Rajeev Ranade of Chicago. Ring bearers were Ben and Lincoln Halleen, the groom's nephews.

The bride earned her bachelor's degree in communications from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. She is a communications manager with GE Health Care in Wauwatosa.

The groom earned his bachelor's degree in vocal performance from Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is an information technology engineer with Tailored Label Products Inc. in Menomonee Falls.

The couple planned a nine-day honeymoon in St. Lucia.

The two met on stage in "Imaginary Invalid" at Wauwatosa East High School. They continued to date throughout college, and they became engaged in Costa Rica in 2010.


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