A gorgeous day on February 6, 2016 – Rachel Noelle Unverfehrt became the bride of Clayton John Kincaid at half-past one in the afternoon officiated by Pastor Joshua Theilen at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hoyleton.
Rachel is the daughter of Larry and Kathy Unverfehrt of Hoyleton, and Clay is the son of Steven and Debra Kincaid of Louisville.
Rachel is the granddaughter of Mr. Gus Unverfehrt of Hoyleton and the late Mrs. Irene Unverfehrt, and the Late Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert and Violet Sachtleben.
Clay’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Marilyn Kincaid of Louisville, and Mrs. Pauline Denning of Mt. Vernon, Ind., and the Late Andy Denning.
The church was adorned with a theme of Purple and Gold. Rachel chose her sister Mrs. Jennifer Beckmann as her Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids included Mrs. Amy Blumhorst, cousin and Godmother of the bride; Miss Katie Unverfehrt, cousin of the bride; Miss Joanna Corkern, friend of the bride; Mrs. Katie Unverfehrt, sister-in-law of the bride; and Mrs. Sara Tines, cousin of the bride. All the Bridesmaids wore long dresses in the color Eggplant. Miss Amelia Rose Unverfehrt, niece of the bride was the flower girl. Amelia wore a dress of ivory that was worn by the Bride’s aunt when she was a flower girl 58 years ago.
The Groom chose his brother, Mr. Collin Kincaid as his Best Man. The groomsmen were Mr. Levi Bailey, friend of the groom; Mr. Preston Greenwood, friend of the groom; Mr. Tyler Unverfehrt, brother of the bride; Mr. Matthew Unverfehrt, brother of the bride; and Mr. Nathan Beckmann, brother-in-law of the bride. The groomsmen wore gray tuxedos. The ringbearers were Master Grant Larson Unverfehrt, nephew of the bride and Master Dade Beckmann, nephew and Godchild of the bride. Grant carried a pillow made up of the Bride’s Grandpa Sachtleben’s neckties. Dade was ushered down the aisle by his dad in a pullcart that was the Bride’s Grandma Sachtleben’s when she was a little girl back in 1924. The ringbearers were decked out in black pants, gray vests, purple shirts & ties.
The ushers were Mr. Mark Sachtleben, cousin of the bride; Mr. Bryan Knapp, friend of the groom; Mr. Adam Smith, friend of the groom; Mr. Zach Denning, cousin of the groom; Mr. Josh Uhde, cousin of the groom, and Mr. Justin Uhde, cousin of the groom.
Soloists were Mrs. Carol Morrison, aunt of the bride; Mr. Larry Sachtleben, uncle of the bride; and Mr. Eric Morrison, cousin and Godfather of the bride.
Scripture Readers were Mr. Jason Morrison, cousin of the bride; Miss Madison Denning, cousin of the groom & Miss Ellen Denning, cousin of the groom.
Acolytes were Mr. Ethan Shan, cousin of the groom and Miss Olivia Shan, cousin of the groom.
Guestbook attendants were Mrs. Kristina Unverfehrt, friend/cousin of the bride and Mrs. Stephanie Unverfehrt, friend/cousin of the bride. Programs were handed out by Miss Rebecca Uhde, cousin of the groom and Miss Hannah Denning, cousin of the groom. Bells were given out by the cousins of the bride: Mr. John Blumhorst, Mr. Samuel Blumhorst (Godchild of the bride), Miss Nora Sachtleben, Master Jack Morrison, Miss Zara Morrison and Master Evan Morrison.
A Remembrance Table was adorned with pictures of loved ones who have passed: Mr. Wilbert & Mrs. Violet Sachtleben, grandparents of the bride; Mrs. Irene Unverfehrt, grandmother of the bride; Mr. Andy Denning, grandfather of the groom; and Mr. Elmer Wittemeyer, like a “Grandfather” to the bride. Organist was Lori Brammeier, friend of the Bride. Rachel’s aunt Diane Speare is her other Godmother, who was unable to attend.
The Reception was held at Gus C. Unverfehrt Farm Supply, Inc. of Rural Hoyleton. The 80’x 130’ building was transformed from a building normally housing Service Trucks to an unbelievable beautifully decorated reception hall. The theme was vintage-country in Purple and Gold. The backdrop behind the wedding party table was sheer tulle and gathered with purple bows. A lighted tulle drop ceiling hung over the dance floor. Guest tables were decorated with flowers and handmade vintage centerpieces.
The bride is a 2011 graduate of Nashville Community High School and a 2015 graduate of Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville with a degree in Mathematics and a teaching certification. She is currently the 7th Grade Teacher at Trinity Lutheran School in Centralia. The groom is a 2008 graduate of North Clay High School and a 2010 graduate of Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel, with a degree in Diesel Equipment Technology.
Clay is involved in the family farm and trucking business along with his father & grandfather in Louisville.
After a honeymoon to Cancun, Rachel and Clay now reside at 2335 Kinmundy Road, Louisville.