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Blank, Phillips wedding

Monday, January 22, 2007

Megan and Jason Phillips
Megan Layne Blank of Gothenburg and Jason LeRoy Phillips of North Platte were united in marriage on Aug. 26, 2006, at the First Congregational Church in McCook, with the Rev. Eddie Wright officiating.

Parents of the couple are Larry and Ruth Blank of McCook, Gary and Donna Olson of Culbertson and Arlin Phillips of Casper, Wyo. Grandparents of the bride are Clorice Blank of Natoma, Kan. and the late Ted Blank, and Bonnie Hrabe of Stockton and the late Paul Hrabe. Grandparents of the bridegroom are Joyce Olson of McCook, Gene and June Provost of Buffalo, Wyo., the late Ray Phillips and the late Don and Ruth Hagan.

Wendy Eisenmenger, sister of the bride of Charlottesville, Va., served as maid of honor. Jennifer Nyp, sister of the bride, of New York, NY and Christen Claflin, sister of the bridegroom, of McCook were bridesmaids. Mandy Sexson of Cozad was the bride's personal attendant.

Curtis Olson, brother of the bridegroom, of Culbertson, was the best man. Tanner Rousselle and Colby Claflin, brothers-in-law of the bridegroom, both of McCook, were bridegroomsmen.

Flower girls were Jayden and Josslyn Claflin, nieces of the bridegroom of McCook and Landon Cole Blank, son of the bride, was the ring bearer. Candlelighters were Jacob Westhusin, cousin of the bride of Yukon, Okla., and Caleb Phillips, cousin of the bridegroom, of Casper, Wyo.

Ushers were Dustin Biegler of Kearney, Jake Gatwood of Fremont and Taylor Frank of McCook. Edwin Wiest of McCook was the pianist and Michelle Bennett of Indianola was the soloist.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Knights of Columbus in McCook. Host couples were Ron and Kalynn Blum, aunt of the bride, of Greensboro, N.C. and Jeff and Deb Huss, aunt and uncle of the bridegroom, of Culbertson.

Tracey Stevens, cousin of the bridegroom, of Omaha was the guestbook attendant and reception assistants were Pat Wehrli and Ann Ochampaugh, aunts of the bride, both of Plainsville, Kan., Sandy Ochampaugh, cousin of the bride of Overland Park, Kan., and Amy McAlister, cousin of the bride, of Yukon, Okla.

The bride is employed with Dr. Timothy Davis DDS of Cozad and the bridegroom is employed with Qwest in North Platte. After a honeymoon in Estes Park, Colo., the couple is making their home in Gothenburg.