Diener, Nichols marry June 11
Emily Nicole Diener and Kent Allan Nichols were united in marriage June 11 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. Pastor Curtis Wiens officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Tim and Donna Diener of Hillsboro. Her grandparents are Paul and Arlene Pankratz of Hillsboro.
The groom is the son of Lonnie and Melinda Nichols of Eureka. His grandparents are Lloyd Nichols of Eureka and Joan Culler of Eureka.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory gown of Italian satin featuring a V-neck and back. The princess-cut dress was enhanced with pearls and sequins on the bodice, skirt and chapel-length train. She carried a bouquet of dark red gerbera daisies and white lilies.
Maid of honor was Marissa Diener of Hillsboro. Bridesmaids were Leah Kopper of Garden City and Kelsey Nichols of Eureka. Candlelighter was Krista Kopper of Garden City.
Best man was Kyle Nichols of Dodge City. Groomsmen were Chad Gulick of Eureka and Cody Echols of Farmington, N.M.
Ushers were Nick Levendofsky of Belleville, Kyle Rockhill of Eureka, Caleb McNally of Hardtner and Brandon Van Allen of Philipsburg.
Flowergirl was Sarah Diener of Newton.
Gift attendants were Sara Hamm and Morganne Hamm, both of Tampa. Krista Kopper tended the guestbook.
Vocalists were Holly Fessenden of Yukon, Okla., and Sherilyn Kadel of Randall. Organist was Eleanor Herbel of Tampa.
The bride is a graduate of Kansas State University and is employed by Mid Kansas Cooperative in Moundridge.
The groom is a KSU graduate and is an agronomy production specialist for Mid Kansas Cooperative in Walton.
Following a honeymoon to Hawaii, the couple is at home in Hesston.