Jenifer Mellies and Brett Hajek were married May 30 at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen with Father Jim Mainzer of Newton officiating.
Parents of the couple are Jeff and Connie Mellies of Silver Lake and Ron and Leona Hajek of Lost Springs.
Grandparents are: Allen and Dorothy Ralib of Dodge City; Dwaine and the late Glenda Mellies of Clay Center; Mildred and the late Albert Hajek of Lost Springs and the late Robert and Josephine Richmond of Marion.
Maid of honor was Portia Wright of Dodge City, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Allie Will of Lost Springs, Raina Lloyd of Dodge City, Kristen Hanzlicek of Newton and Belle Jordoa of Sorocaba Sao Paulo, Brazil. They are all friends of the bride.
Best man was Brandon Mitchell of Salina, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were: Jesse Smith of Pilsen, friend of the groom; Darrin Hajek of Lost Springs, brother of the groom; Tyler Richmond of Marion, cousin of the groom, and Trent Hajek of Lost Springs, brother of the groom.
The flower princesses were Jazmine Golden of Ford, cousin of the bride; Eryn Chadwell of Newton, friend of the bride; Precious Golden of Ford, cousin of the bride, and Kelsey Mitchell of Salina, friend of the groom.
The ring princes were Brycen Mitchell of Salina; friend of the groom; Austin Moyer of Dodge City, friend of the bride; Aiden Lovelady of Silver Lake, nephew of the bride and Connor Mersereau of Newton, friend of the bride.
The bride?s assistants were Jordan Rowley of Derby and Sydney Moyer of Dodge City, both friends of the bride.
Ushers were: Jeremy Mellies and Jason Mellies, both of Silver Lake and brothers of the bride; Lee Richmond of Newton, uncle of the bride, and Matt Richmond of Wichita, cousin of the groom.
Organist was Linda Carlson of Burdick. Soloist was Jeff Bina of Pilsen.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Silver Lake High School and attending Wichita State Univer?sity. She is employed at Kidron Bethel Village in North Newton.
The groom is a 1999 graduate of Centre High School and Salina Area Technical School in diesel technology. He is employed by Bob Bergkamp Construction in Wichita.
The couple reside in Newton.