Wilson, Oberst wed

Sunday, March 19, 2006

Samantha E. Oberst and Christopher J. Wilson were married on Sept. 17, 2005, by the Rev. Jamie Stark. The bride is the daughter of Glenn and Lynne Oberst, Fort Scott, Kan. The groom is the son of Senta and Eric Napoletano, Port Charlotte, Fla., and the late Robert Wilson Sr., Mansfield, Mass.

Grandparents of the bride are Eileen J. Hall and the late Ernest B. Hall Sr., Willard, Mo.; the late Fabian Oberst, Fort Scott; and Catherine Shackelford and the late Bob Shackelford, Nevada, Mo.

Grandparents of the groom are the late Homer and Hannah Ensslin, Warren, N.J., and the late Robert and Alberta Wilson, Fort Pierce, Fla.

Chris and Samantha met and began dating in September 2002 in Deerfield Beach, Fla., when he relocated to South Florida from Connecticut. They were engaged on Aug. 31, 2004.

Family and friends joined in the celebration as the couple exchanged marriage vows on the beach on Gasparilla Island in Boca Grande, Fla. The maid of honor was Christina Daniels, San Antonio, Texas, and the best men were the groom's brothers, David Wilson, New Milford, Conn., and Robert Wilson, Tampa, Fla.

The reception was conducted poolside at the Boca Grande North and catered by Gaylord Oberst, Catherine Shackelford and Sandy Winters.

Following their honeymoon to Aruba, the couple reside in Port Charlotte, Fla.