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Kent and Samantha Varenhorst

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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Samantha Floy and Kent Varenhorst, of Overland Park, Kan., were united in marriage Sept. 24, 2011, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Kevin Richter officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony.

Samantha is the daughter of Mark and Pam Floy of Le Mars. Kent is the son of Dan and Cherie Varenhorst of Le Mars.

Sue Hendricks and LeAnn Hewitt, aunts of the bride, were soloists.

Leah Rauschel, of Ankeny, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Abby Floy, of Mission, Kan., Tina Floy, of Olathe, Kan., Kara Bouma, of Le Mars, Melissa Langel, of Le Mars, Lisa Varenhorst, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Holly DeRocher, of Omaha, Neb.

Flowergirl was Lily Finstead, of West Des Moines, cousin of the bride.

Matt Varenhorst, of Columbia, Mo., was best man. Groomsmen were Ryan Floy, of Mission, Kan., Andrew Floy, of Olathe, Kan., Kyle Plathe, of Onawa, Dan Oetken, of Le Mars, Dan Holz, of Cedar Rapids, and Chris Bouma, of Le Mars.

Nolan Floy, of Mission, Kan., nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Seating the wedding guests were Travis Penning, of Iowa City, Blake Ahrendsen, of Hinton, Chris Klein, of Le Mars, and John Ribando, of Iowa City.

The reception dinner and dance was held at Bev's on the River at 5 p.m.

Samantha is a graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School and Iowa State University. She is employed as a database manager for CompResults Managed Care in Lenexa, Kan.

Kent is a graduate of Le Mars Community High School and Kirkwood College. He is employed as a lead installer for ScriptPro in Shawnee Mission, Kan.

The couple took a wedding trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

They are at home in Overland Park, Kan.