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Kathryn Dawes Zetterstrom and Jeffrey Phillip Kendall were joined in holy matrimony at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 2011, in the sanctuary of St. Johnâ€™s United Methodist Church in Lubbock. Officiating at the double ring ceremony was the Rev. Ann Akin, associate pastor at St. Johnâ€™s. Organist Sigurd Ogard presented prenuptial music on the Holtkamp tracker pipe organ. The bride, escorted by her father, Joseph Oâ€™Hara Dawes, processed to Nun Danket Alle Gott by Karg-Elert. The recessional was the St. Anne Prelude by J.S. Bach. Raymond Edward Ellis Smith, cousin of the bride, lighted the alter candles. Centered on the alter was a beautiful floral arrangement featuring deep red roses and white gladioli highlighted against darker green and accented with willow branches.
Attending the bride and groom were the brideâ€™s sons, William Henrik Zatterstrom and Espen Andreas Zatterstrom. The brideâ€™s parents, Joseph and Susan Dawes of Big Spring and the groomâ€™s parents, Dan and Karen Wood of Matthews, N.C., stood in the chancel with the wedding party. The groom, attendants and parents wore single, large, deep red roses.
The bride wore a floor length, full, candlelight ivory, strapless dress of tulle softly gathered over satin with a sheer fingertip veil. Her â€śsomething oldâ€ť was her paternal grandmotherâ€™s pearl necklace. The bridal bouquet also was highlighted with deep red roses.
Following the ceremony, family and friends greeted the newlyweds at a reception in the Garden Room of the church. The wedding cake was three-tiered of red velvet and white cakes, with alternating light brown and white icing, topped with large, deep red roses and sitting atop a silver base. Serving the guests were friends of the bride Kelly McCormick Chase, Malinda Ellison Flenniken, Amy Montes, Coleen Sedberry and Cheryl Wood.
Dr. and Mrs. Kendall later hosted a dinner at Las Brisas Restaurant. Family members attended from Big Spring, Bedford, Houston, Normangee, San Antonio and Southlake; as well as Matthews, N. C. and New York, N.Y.
The bride, a native of Big Spring and graduate of Big Spring High School, is the granddaughter of the late William R. and Josephine Dawes of Big Spring. Mrs. Kendall earned her bachelor of music and master of choral conducting, performance degrees from Texas Tech University. She has been employed as a choral director by the Lubbock Independent School District, most recently as assistant choral director at Coronado High School and has been director of music ministries at St. Johnâ€™s United Methodist Church in Lubbock.
The groom, a native of Jamestown, N.Y. received his bachelor of psychology at Grove City College, Grove City, Penn.; master of psychology at St. Bonaventure University, Olean, N.Y.; his doctorate in psychology at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana and post doctoral fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. He is associate professor and clinical leader of the psychosocial oncology program at U.T. Southwestern Harold Simmons Cancer Center in Dallas.
Dr. and Mrs. Kendall and Henrik and Espen Zetterstrom are now making their home in Flower Mound.