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Criss, Lewis wedding

Friday, November 4, 2011

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Chandra and Austin Lewis
HASTINGS, Nebraska -- Chandra Jo Criss Lewis of Sargent, Nebraska and Austin James Lewis of Culbertson, Nebraska, were united in marriage June 25, 2011, at French Memorial Chapel in Hastings, Nebraska with the Rev. Joel Remmers officiating.

Parents of the bride are Mike and Carolyn Criss of Sargent. Grandparents are the late Sandie and Bessie Schultz, the late Shirley Criss and the late Harlan Criss.

The bridegroom's parents are Jim and Shari Lewis of Culbertson. Grandparents are Marvin and Betty Harms of Culbertson, Nora Lewis and the late Bob Lewis.

Maid of Honor was Kate Rasby of Hastings.

Bridesmaids were Amanda Fenske of Lincoln, Nebraska, Laura Steffensmeier of Omaha, Nebraska, Kristen Gatzemeyer of Lincoln, Brenda Larsen of Omaha and Jackie Engelhardt of Lincoln.

The bride's personal attendant was Alexis Davidson, sister of the bridegroom, of Denver, Colorado.

Best men were Brandon Hagan of McCook, Nebraska, Mike Snyder and Tyson Schroeder, both of Lincoln, Isaac Frecks of Alma, Nebraska, Collin Eisenhart of Denver and Kyle Campbell of Coffeyville, Kansas,

The flower girl was Peyton Criss, niece of the bride, of Hastings. The ring bearer was Brennan Criss, nephew of the bridegroom, of Hastings.

Ushers were David Criss of Hastings, Seth Sazama of St. Cloud, Minnesota, Nate Fillipi of Lincoln, Kurt Gibson of Omaha and Nick Broz of Bridgeport Nebraska.

Candle lighters were Ashlyn Schultz, cousin of the bride, of Gering, Nebraska, and Luke Curl, cousin of the bridegroom, of McCook.

Guest book attendants were Kimberly Glidden, cousin of the bride, of Lincoln and Alyssa Curl, cousin of the bridegroom, of Omaha.

Program attendants were Aimee Hazlitt of McCook and Sarah Frecks of Omaha, both cousins of the bridegroom.

Music was provided by Trish Rippen as pianist and Sara Jarding as vocalist.

The reception was at the Quality Inn Conference Center. Host couples were

Frank and Marlene Amos, uncle and aunt of the bride, of Doniphan, Nebraska and Mark and Nancy Frecks, uncle and aunt of the bridegroom, of Culbertson.

Cake servers were Karen Glidden, aunt of the bride, of Ainsworth, Nebraska, Carrie Criss, aunt of the bride, of Kearney, Suzi Curl and Peggy Needham, both aunts of the bridegroom and both of McCook.

The bride teaches fifth grade at Red Cloud Elementary in Red Cloud, Nebraska.

The bridegroom teaches history at Smith Center Public Schools in Smith Center, Kansas.

The couple resides in Smith Center.