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Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Jennifer Leigh Dillon and Nicholas Allen Schroeder were united in marriage at St. Phillip's Catholic Church in Hope, Kan., on July 23, 2005. The Rev. Mark Wesley officiated the 3 p.m. double ring ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Douglas and Esther Dillon of Hope, Kan., and Jerry and Kim Schroeder of Kingsley. Grandparents of the couple are Ralph and Margaret Dillon of Hope, Kan., Alan and Margaret Ramey of Elyria, Ohio, Art and Judy Schroeder of Remsen, Lynne Bogh of Le Mars and Bill Bogh of Rogers, Ark.

The church was decorated with pink and cream pew bows. Small pots filled with cream and blush colored roses were set in the window sills on strips of pink gingham fabric. Vases with cream and lavender hydrangea, pink peonies and pink and cream snap dragons adorned the altar. Esther Dillon, mother of the bride, created all of the floral decorations for the ceremony.

Maid of honor was Amanda Dillon, sister of the bride, of Manhattan, Kan. Bridesmaids were Rebekah Karr of Manhattan, Kan., Kelly Filiatreault of Wichita, Kan., and Rebekah Taylor of Manhattan, Kan.

Best man was Nathan Mason, of Kingsley. Groomsmen were Grant Ross of Wayne, Neb., Matthew Schroeder, brother of the bridegroom, of Ames, and Justin Schroeder, brother of the bridegroom, of Kingsley.

John Goddard, cousin of the bride, of Ellsworth, Kan., and Andrew Dillon, brother of the bride, of Hope, Kan., seated the wedding guests.

Kathryn Goddard, cousin of the bride, of Ellsworth, Kan., and Elizabeth Dillon, sister of the bride, of Hope, Kan., served as candlelighters for the ceremony.

The flower girl was Bailey Schroeder, cousin of the bridegroom, of Magnolia, Ark. Thomas Meuli, family friend of bride, of Enterprise, Kan., served as the ring bearer.

Scripture readings were read by Cassie and Adam Bogh of Coralville, and Jessica Hansen, of Le Mars, all cousins of the bridegroom. Vocalist for the ceremony was Nancy Goracke, of Hope, Kan.. Providing music and accompaniment on the organ was Callie Johnson, of Manhattan, Kan.

A reception dinner and dance was held immediately following the ceremony at the Herington Community Building in Herington, Kan. Best Sound Around, of Topeka, Kan., provided music for the dinner and dance.

Following a weeklong cruise to Alaska, a reception was held in Kingsley, on Aug. 20, at the Kingsley Park Shelter House, hosted by Jerry and Kim Schroeder.

The couple resides in Kingsley, where Jennifer is a substitute teacher in the area and where Nick works for Schroeder Construction.

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