Amy Stoffregen, the daughter of Mark and Joan Stoffregen of Cincinnati, and Adam Weissbarth, the son of Frank and Randy Weissbarth of Santa Fe, were married Oct. 21 at the Krippendorf Lodge at the Cincinnati Nature Centure in Milford, Ohio.
Officiating the double-ring ceremony was Rabbi Ben Morrow of Santa Fe.
The maid of honor was Meghan Feeney of Philadelphia, a friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Katie Mucha of Akron, Ohio, and Kara Guilfoyle of New York City, both friends of the bride, and Amy Luitjohan of Cincinnati, the fiancée of the bride’s brother, Craig Stoffregen.
The best man was Daniel Weissbarth, brother of the groom, from Falls Church, Va. The groomsmen were Justin Pohlman of Centennial, Colo., and Joshua Fitzpatrick of Denver, both friends of the groom, and Craig Stoffregen of Cincinnati.
The flower girls were Abigail Blenko and Elizabeth Blenko, cousins of the groom. The ring bearer was Jackson Pohlmann, a friend of the groom.
The couple held their wedding reception at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. They planned a trip to Captiva, Sanibel Island, Fla.
Amy Weissbarth, a 2002 graduate of Anderson High School in Cincinnati, has a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and a master’s from the University of Pennsylvania. She is employed as a women’s health practitioner at the InovaCares Clinic for Woman in Falls Church, Va. Adam Weissbarth, a 1998 graduate of Santa Fe Preparatory School, earned a bachelor’s degree at Colorado College and a master’s at the University of Washington. He is the owner of Silver Knights Chess in Fairfax, Va., where the couple reside.
Dick and Janeen Yankowski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 17 with their four children: Kristin, Richard, Robert and Rhett; their seven grandchildren: Tripp, Alyssa, Hailey, Kory, Courtney and Randy Clark, and Jaiden Varner; other family members and many friends from all over the U.S. and England.
Dick Yankowski is from Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Janeen is from Memphis, Tenn. They were married at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Memphis on Nov. 17, 1962. They lived in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., for four years and Charlotte Harbor, Fla., for 38 years.
Dick sold his title insurance company, and Janeen retired as an art professor at Edison College so they could ski in Breckenridge, Colo. They spent seven years in Breckenridge skiing, hiking, biking, golfing and white-water rafting, and then retired to Santa Fe.
Dick and Janeen have lived in Santa Fe for four years and are active members of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. They love the beautiful weather and four seasons. They bike, golf, garden and enjoy the opera, the symphony and the wonderful performances at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, and exploring the galleries and restaurants of Santa Fe.
Sharon and Michael Wirtz celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 30 with a dinner hosted by their children at Rancho de Chimayó. They also had a blessing and a reception at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Santa Fe two days earlier.
They were married in Sacramento, Calif., on the 25th anniversary of Sharon’s parents, Nolan and Frances O’Neal, and the 50th anniversary of Sharon’s grandparents, Minnie and Clarence Walker. They have lived in Oregon, Arizona and New Mexico.
Michael worked with the U.S. Forest Service and now works as a forestry consultant and trail designer. He designed and constructed the Dale Ball Trail System for Dale Ball. Sharon was a teacher, mostly in Pecos, where they raised their three children. They also have three grandchildren. They have lived in Santa Fe since 1989.