Weddings (Aug. 29, 2012)


Hett, LeBlanc wedding June 16


Nickolas Aaron Hett, son of Aaron and Lanell Hett of Marion and Ann Kathryn LeBlanc, daughter of Kevin and Renee LeBlanc of Manhattan, were married at 2:30 p.m. June 16 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Manhattan.

Father Don Zimmerman officiated the double-ring ceremony.

Grandparents of the couple are Bruce and Sandra Hett of McPherson, Edith Chaput of Salina and Shirley LeBlanc of Clyde.

Kathy Harmes of Manhattan was the organist. Lori Carson of Manhattan was the soloist. Lighting the candles preceding the ceremony were Courtney Pavlik of McPherson, cousin of the groom, and Rebecca LeBlanc of Clyde, cousin of the bride.

The bride was escorted to the altar by her father. She wore a strapless ivory gown covered with lace. Beth Troutt of Wichita attended her friend as the maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Brooke Chavey of Lenexa, Nancie Halfman of Colorado, Lindsay Hett of Marion and Courtney Chavey of Lenexa.

The groom wore an ivory tuxedo with satin trim. Travis Hett of Marion served as best man.

Groomsmen were Jeffery Richmond of Marion, Heath Tajchman of Herington, Mike Cullinane of McPherson and Adam LeBlanc of Lawrence.

Logan Hankin of Morristown, N.J., cousin of the groom, was the ringbearer and the honorary ringbearer was Miles Tajchman, cousin of the groom and godson of the bride and groom. The flower girl was the groom?s cousin, Tandice Tajchman, of Herington.

Emma Tajchman of Herington served as the bride?s personal attendant. Eucharistic ministers were Roman and Virginia Albert of Mannford, Okla., and Marcel Tajchman of McPherson and Kenton LeBlanc of Clyde.

Amy Tajchman of Gardener, Shawna Stokes of Lenexa, Lauren Weber of Lenexa and Caitlin Burns of Lenexa attended the guest register.

Gifts were received by Riley Hett and Trey Hett of McPherson and Kollin LeBlanc of Clyde.

Charles and Kay Tajchman of Marion and Mark and Julie Chavey of Lenexa were hosts at the reception which was held following the ceremony at the Clarion Hotel, Manhattan.

Those serving at the reception table were Carmelita Simon of Canton, Amy Pavlik of McPherson, Kristi Hett of McPherson, Stephanie LeBlanc of Clyde and Jeri Taylor of Texas.

The groom is a 2004 graduate of Marion High School and is employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Peabody.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Shawnee Mission West High School in Overland Park. She is employed by the National Health Care Corporation in Haysville as a consultant dietician.

Following a wedding trip to San Diego, Calif., the couple is at home in Wichita.


Fish, Jost exchange wedding vows


Andrea Renae Fish, daughter of Dallas and Paula Jost, and Nathan William Fish, son of Bill and Cathy Fish, all of Hillsboro, exchanged wedding vows at 4 p.m. June 2 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

Pastors R. Laney Kuhn and Brian Allen officiated the ceremony.

The wedding colors were teal and black.

The bride wore an Elegant Ball Gown. Her matron of honor was Jessica Ayres. Bridesmaids were Kim Unruh, Alisha Barney, Amanda Fish and Austin Jost.

The bride?s personal attendants were Sierra Langley and Laura Hendricks.

Flower girls were Makenna and Josie Boggs.

The best men were Jared and Jacob Fish. Groomsmen were Austin Boggs, Kyle Fish and Zach Jost.

The ring bearer was Degnan Boggs.

Ushers were Jake Jost, Brent Unruh, Brian Nickel, Boss Duerksen, Willie Fish and Tyler Langton.

Gift carriers were Valerie and Vance Klassen.

A reception was held at the Marion Community Building after the wedding ceremony.

The rehearsal dinner was at HMBC.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of Hillsboro High School. She attended Kansas State University. She is employed as a para-professional at Hillsboro Elementary School.

The groom is a 2001 graduate of Hillsboro High School. He is employed at Cooperative Grain and Supply.

Following a cruise to Cozumel and Progresso, the couple is at home in Hillsboro.

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