Unruh, Hiebert celebrate wedding

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Sara Unruh and Bradley Hiebert, both of Goessel, were married May 3 at Tabor Mennonite Church.

Pastors Corey Miller of Tabor Mennonite Church and Mark Wiens of Alexanderwohl Mennonite officiated at the double-ring ceremony.

The couple’s parents are Pete and Sharon Unruh and Johnnie and Bertha Hiebert, all of Goessel.

Maid of honor was Jodi Crossgrove of Wauseon, Ohio, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Shanna Peters of Prairie Village, sister of the bride; Kristi Unruh of Goessel, sister-in-law of the bride; and Shiela Wiebe of Hillsboro, friend of the bride.

Best man was Nathan Hiebert of Wichita, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Kelly Ratzlaff of Goessel, cousin of the groom; Brandon Unruh of Goessel, brother of the bride; and Lance Hiebert of Goessel, brother of the groom.

Guestbook attendants were Melinda Hiebert of Wichita, sister-in-law of the groom; and Yvette Peters of Goessel, friend of the bride.

Gift carriers were Sheldon Goerzen and Evan Hiebert.

Musicians were Cynthia Goerzen, Aaron Banman, Leslie Miller and Tara Goerzen.

Ushers were Eric Peters of Prairie Village, brother-in-law of the bride; and Aaron Ratzlaff of Topeka, cousin of the groom.

A reception following the ceremony was held in the church fellowship hall. Hosts were Pete and Sharon Unruh and Johnnie and Bertha Hiebert.

A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held May 2 in the fellowship hall of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church.

A graduate of Goessel High School in 1999, the bride also graduated from Hesston College in 2001 and Eastern Mennonite University in 2003. She is a social worker with Hospice Care of Kansas.

The groom graduated from Goessel High School in 2000 and Salina Area Technical College in 2003. He is a mechanic at Mid-Kansas Co-op in Goessel.

Following a honeymoon in Eureka Springs, Ark., the couple resides in rural Goessel.

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