Tuesday, 09 December 2008 13:55
Eileen Hett and Troy Schmidt both of Marion were married Oct. 18.
The double-ring ceremony was held at a relative’s home outdoors and near a pond with Brad Penner, uncle of the bride, officiating.
The bride’s parents are Clifford and Evelyn Hett of Peabody. The groom’s parents are Robert and Bonnie Schmidt of Marion.
Fall-colored mums were part of the decor.
The bride wore a white chiffon over satin gown featuring a V-neck, sleeveless bodice with an A-line skirt that flowed into a chapel-length train. Small covered buttons accent the back and white bugle beads embellishes the entire gown.
The bride’s bouquet was Viking mums, yellow-button mums, solidago, galax leaves, ruscus leaves, hypericum berries and round-nose gay.
Gift carriers were Quinton Hett, Jeremy Hett and Alli Hett, all cousins of the bride.
Grandparent Lucilla Funk attended the wedding.
The maid of honor was Sheryl Wiemers, friend of the bride. Rodney Schmidt and Kevin Schmidt, brothers of the groom, both served as the best man.
Ushers were also Rodney Schmidt and Kevin Schmidt.
The reception was held at 6 p.m. at Aulne United Methodist Church.
The host and hostess were Jerry and Micki Siebert, friends of the couple and Richard and Darlene Siebert, uncle and aunt of the groom.
A rehearsal dinner was held at Aulne United Methodist Church. A catered meal was provided by Rick and Kaye Laudner (an aunt of the groom).
The meal consisted of blackened-grilled chicken breasts, grilled pineapple, rolls, twice-baked potatoes, salad, cherry pie, chocolate pie, tea and coffee.
The bride is a graduate of Marion High School and Emporia State University.
The bride is employed as an administrative assistant to PrairieLand Partners.
The groom is a graduate of Marion High School, Northwest Kansas Area Vocational Technical School, Colby Community College and attended East Field College in Mesquite, Texas.
The groom is employed as a machinist with Marion Die and Fixture.
The couple took a trip to Hawaii for their honeymoon returning to their home in Marion.