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GIBSON-DVORAK

8/18/2014

Elizabeth Kay Gibson, Ottawa, and Christopher Ryan Dvorak, Overland Park, were married May 10, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Ottawa by the Rev. Dr. J.C. Kelly.

She is the daughter of Phillip and Claudia Gibson, Ottawa.

Elizabeth Kay Gibson, Ottawa, and Christopher Ryan Dvorak, Overland Park, were married May 10, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Ottawa by the Rev. Dr. J.C. Kelly.

She is the daughter of Phillip and Claudia Gibson, Ottawa.

He is the son of Randy and Brenda Dvorak, Weston, Missouri; and Gayle and Denny Smith, Olathe.

Matrons of honor were the bride’s sisters, Sarah Gibson, St. Louis, Missouri; and Katie Sanders, Gulfport, Mississippi.

Bridesmaids were the bride’s cousin, Jennifer Dykema, Edmond, Oklahoma; sister of the groom, Kelly Dvorak, San Diego, California; and friends of the bride, Jessica Sylvester Triggs, Mission; Sarah Callahan Gerleman, Kansas City, Missouri; and Morgan Henry, Houston, Texas.

Best man was friend of the groom, Andrew Baker, Overland Park.

Groomsmen were friends of the groom, Nathan Blake, Edmond, Oklahoma; and Brandon Kincaid, Kansas City, Missouri; stepbrother, Josh Smith, Overland Park; and brothers-in-law of the bride, Brent Crittenden, St. Louis, Missouri; and Scott Sanders, Gulfport, Mississippi.

Ushers were Jed Killough, Leawood; Scott Sachse, Prairie Village; and Spencer Coatney, Overland Park.

Candlelighter was Mildred Crittenden, St. Louis, Missouri.

Flower girls were Lucienne Crittenden and Gretchen Crittenden, St. Louis, Missouri. Flower girls’ escort was Wesley Sanders, Gulfport, Mississippi.

Ring bearer was Benton Sanders, Gulfport, Mississippi.

Music was provided by Ryan Triggs, Mission; and Darrell McCune, Ottawa.

A backyard brunch reception was at the bride’s parents’ home in Ottawa. The couple took a wedding trip to Zihuatanejo, Mexico.

The couple currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She is a corporate communications manager at Beam Suntory.

The groom is a 2007 graduate of the University of Kansas with bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration. He is a project engineer at Bosch Tool Corporation.

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