July 16, 2009
Amber Lee Henke and Stefan Walter Bate wish to announce their marriage on June 27, 2009.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Patty Henke of Carbondale. She graduated Basalt High School in 1998 and Fort Lewis College in 2003. She now works at Crystal River Elementary School in Carbondale.
The groom is the son of Walter Bate and Martha Ryan of Clear Lake, Iowa, and graduated the University of Denver in 2003. He works at Vectra Bank in Snowmass Village.
The wedding ceremony at the Maroon Bells was conducted by pastor Marie Gasau of the Basalt Community United Methodist Church. The matron of honor was Tamara Leatherby Honrado. The best man was Stav Mallookis.
The couple honeymooned in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, and now resides in Carbondale.