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Emily and Michael Moss

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

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Emily Susan Petersen and Michael Dean Moss were married Nov. 25, 2006, at All Faiths Chapel on the campus of Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.

The Rev. Donna Newendorp of Estes Park, Colo., great-aunt of the bride, officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Ken and Sue Petersen, Ottawa, Ka. The bridegroom is the son of Dean and Melanie Moss, Tonganoxie, Kan.

Maid of honor was Melissa Moss, sister of the bridegroom. Bridesmaids were Edie Hall, Sarah Bradley, Shelby Goldston, and Kathryn Sawyer. The junior bridesmaid was Brooke Evans, cousin of the bridegroom.

Best man was Justin Moss, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Eric Petersen, brother of the bride, Jared Jaynes, Adam Hemmen and Patrick Ryan. Junior groomsman was Blake Evans, cousin of the bridegroom.

Flower girl and ring bearer were Jessica Watt and Rob Watt, cousins of the bride.

Ushers were Mason McPike and Jonathan Nash. Candlelighters were Megan Barber and Jennifer Petersen, cousins of the bride.

Scripture reader was Rebecca Gordon, cousin of the bridegroom. Host and hostess were Robert and Lynn Peterson, uncle and aunt of the bride. The bride's personal attendant was Shannon Peterson, cousin of the bride.

Music during the ceremony was provided by the string quartet of Lavenna Boyer, Lois, Emily, and Erik Johnson, and pre- and post-ceremony piano music was by Darrell McCune.

A reception, dinner, and dance were held at the K-State Alumni Center.

Among special guests at the wedding were grandparents Virginia Petersen of Le Mars, Wilma Moss, Gassville, Ark., and Gayle and Mary Gordon, Meriden, Kan. Also attending were great-grandparents Alma Dailey, Wichita, Kan., and Bessie Gordon, West Plains, Mo.

Emily graduated with a bachelor of science in kinesiology from Kansas State University in 2004 and with a master of science in physical therapy from Texas Woman's University in 2006.

Michael graduated with a bachelor of arts in political science from Kansas State University in 2003. He graduated with a juris doctor degree from Tulane University in 2006.

They met while studying abroad in the Czech Republic, and were engaged in Hong Kong. After a wedding trip to St. Lucia in the Caribbean, Michael and Emily are at home in Shawnee, Kan.