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Wilson, Harris wedding

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Kristen and Jonathon Harris
INDIANOLA -- Kristen Marie Wilson and Jonathon Blaine Harris were united in marriage Saturday, June 18, 2005, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola with the Rev. Ferdinand Boehme officiating.

Parents of the couple are Vernon and Jane Wilson of Moorefield and Michael and Lynn Harris of Indianola.

Grandparents of the couple are Geraldine Wilson of Moorefield, the late Delbert Wilson, the late Regis and Marguerite Greenwood, Virginia Harris of Fowler, Colo., the late Cliff Hams and the late W. Blaine and Vesta Sailors.

The bride wore a white satin gown featuring a left side wrap gathered at the waist, which dropped into an asymmetrical insert with an embroidered vine pattern. The A-line gown featured beaded metallic embroidery in a floral design. A lace up back, which fell to a full cathedral length train with matching embroidery, completed the dress. The tiered veil was also cathedral length, featuring pearl and rhinestone accents. The bride carried a bouquet of red roses accented by white stephanotis.

The bride's sisters Jill Wilson of Gothenburg and Wendy Wilson of Moorefield served as maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Genny Sides of Cambridge, sister of the bridegroom, Daisy Snyder of McCook and Bambi Ruppert of Kearney. The bridal attendants wore red satin single strap dresses and carried red roses.

Josh Barber of Loveland, Colo., served as best man. Bridegroomsmen were Jeff Hager of Benbrook, Texas, Joe Sides of Cambridge, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, Rhett Rogers of Indianola and Mark Canning of Kearney.

Ushers were Josh Andrew of Lincoln and Jared Pettit of Kearney and cousins of the bridegroom, Ryan Wilkee of Sugar City, Colo., and Louie Ascione of La Junta, Colo. Adelyn and Ethan Sides, niece and nephew of the bridegroom, served as flowergirl and ringbearer, respectively. The flowergirl's dress featured a red silk bodice and red rose petals within a white chiffon skirt. The ringbearer wore a tuxedo matching the bridegroom's.

Gift carriers were Keaton Bell of Gering, Megan Bollish of Wellfleet and Cannon Crawford of Cambridge. The altar boys were Tyler Bollish of Wellfleet and Chris Farr of Farnam. Roger Buschkoetter served as reader and Patsy Fisher provided the organ music. The guestbook attendants were Jody Elson and Heather Stauffer of Kearney.

A dinner and dance reception followed the ceremony at the fairgrounds in Stockville. The dinner was prepared by the bridegroom's parents. Reception hosts and hostesses were Don and Rosezella Edwards of Alliance, uncle and aunt of the bride, Joy Greenwood of Gering, aunt of the bride, Lee and Linda Snyder of McCook, Greg and Pam Smith of Falls City, uncle and aunt of the bridegroom, Jack Harris of Fowler, uncle of the bridegroom, and Denis and Doris Strut of Indianola.

The tiered white wedding cake was served by Margie Surber of Sydney, aunt of the bride, Susan Harris of Boise, Idaho, aunt of the bridegroom, and Becky Laney of Salt Lake City, Utah, aunt of the bridegroom. Serving coffee and punch were Betty Ruth LaShell of Utica, aunt of the bride, and cousins of the bride Carol Hanes and Deanna Wilson, both of Moorefield. The cake was designed by Ann Farr of Farnam, featuring a sculptured divider created by the father of the bridegroom. Lorinda Elson of Curtis prepared the mints. Dinner assistants were Mary Foster of Indianola and Kris and Alesha Miner of Indianola. Reception assistants were Cheryl Teel of McCook and Nancy Schmitz, Kris Walker and Charla Werkmeister, all of Maywood.

The bride is a senior at the University of Nebraska at Kearney majoring in language arts.

The bridegroom is employed by Volz Plumbing Heating and Air-Conditioning.

Following the wedding, the couple honeymooned in Colorado. They are making their home in Indianola.