Charlene Degenhardt and Michael Beaver were united in marriage on Aug. 30, at St. John Lutheran Church in Ellinwood with Pastor Jeffery Frakes officiating. Parents of the couple are Mary and Daniel of Great Bend, and Carol Beaver of Topeka.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a dropped waist ivory gown with a beaded waistline, and veil.
Maid of honor was Jennifer Welch. Matron of honor was Ashlee Ware. Bridesmaids were Julie Goddard, Erika Raya, and Kelci Kearns.
Best men were Pete Cabrera Jr.. Groomsmen were Mark Williams, Tyler Drummond, and Laura Mason.
Jr. bride and groom were Jenna Beaver, niece of groom, and Brook Degenhardt, brother of bride.
Ushers were Andrew Degenhardt, brother of bride, and Dakota Stevens.
Candlelighters were Brian Black and Dallas Schultz.
The bride is a graduate of Ellinwood High School, and Barton Communication College. She is employed by Sunflower Diversified Service as a direct care staff.
The groom attended Topeka High School. He is employed by Stoneridge County Club as a cook.
After a honeymoon trip to Alaska, the couple resides in Great Bend.