Parents of the couple are Ken and Cindy (Berner) Schlichte and Larry and Sue Gengler, all of Merrill. Their grandparents are Lois Berner and the late Herschel Berner of Merrill; Greg and Alice Schlichte of Craig; Bob and Laura Langel of Le Mars and Richard and Mildred Hoss of Le Mars.
Kylie Schlichte, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Kylie will be a senior at Le Mars Community High School.
Serving as best "men" were the bridegroom's brother Jeff Gengler and father Larry Gengler, both of Merrill.
The reception and dance were held at the Le Mars Convention Center, upper level.
Kari graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1999. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in December 2003 with a degree in elementary education and special education. She will be teaching special education at Kluckhohn Elementary in Le Mars starting in the fall.
Curt graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1999. He will be student teaching in the fall in Sioux City and will graduate in December with a degree in K- 12 physical education with a middle school endorsement. Curt also has his coaching certificate and has been coaching baseball at Gehlen Catholic for the past five years.
They are planning a late honeymoon to Chicago the end of July.
The couple will be making their home at rural Merrill, where they are presently building a home.