Roberts, Gudeman celebrate marriage

Kimberly Roberts of Omaha, Neb., and James Gudeman of Lincoln, Neb., were married March 20 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Omaha with pastor Virgil Ediger officiating the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Chet and Jeanette Roberts of Goessel. The groom is the son of Jim Gudeman of Elgin, Ill., and Helen Gudeman of South Elgin, Ill.

Matron of honor was Kylene Roberts of Topeka, sister of the bride. Best man was Seth Gudeman of Lake in the Hills, Ill., brother of the groom.

Bridesmaids were Alison Wenzel and Larissa Rauch, both of Wichita, and Sheila Schmidt of Newton. Flower girl was Taylor Wager of Herman, Neb.

Groomsmen were Todd Wager of Herman Neb., Nathan Shrontd of Rockford, Ill., and Blake Morrison of St. Louis. Ringbearer was Miles Gudeman of Lake in the Hills, nephew of the groom.

Ushers were Chris Roberts of Topeka and Mike Mastrangeli of South Elgin, Ill.

Guestbook attendants were Mary Thibodau and Sean Campbell, both of Omaha.

Musicians were vocalist Gina Duffy from Santa Paula, Calif., violinist Ashley Hassebroek of Omaha and pianist Belinda Jacoby of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless one-piece princess-line gown with a corset back. The satin bodice and skirt of organza over satin were embellished with crystals and bugle beads.

The reception was held at the Field Club of Omaha following the ceremony, and hosts were Dwight and Connie Claassen of Newton.

The bride is a graduate of Goessel High School and earned a double degree in Bible and journalism from Grace University in Omaha. She is employed as a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald.

The groom is a graduate of Elgin High School and the University of Illinois. He is employed with the John Deere Co.

The rehearsal dinner was held on March 19 at Lo Sole Mio in Omaha and hosted by Helen Gudeman and Bentley Peters.

Following a honeymoon in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, the couple resides in Lincoln.

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