Ashley Lynn Kuhn and Tyler Erick Klein were united in marriage on Nov. 12 at Faith Community Church in Great Bend in a double ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Sandy Kennedy. Parents of the couple are Eric and Christy Kuhn and Todd and Dawn Klein. Grandparents of the bride are Tom and Linda Barnes and Leaetta Tomlinson of Great Bend and Kenny and Sandy Kuhn of Joplin, Mo. Grandparents of the groom are Tim Casey of Great Bend and the late Barbara Casey, and Helen Klein of Great Bend and the late Larry Eugene Klein.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a Maggie Sottero Lovelle Taffeta halter gown. The halter was embellished in crystal, pearl, and rhinestone beads that cascaded from the v-neck front over the shoulders into the bar back ending at the back waistline. She carried a bouquet of peach roses and orange tiger lilies.
Maid of honor was Jessica Bayless. Bridesmaids were Katelyn and Cara Kaiser, cousins of the bride, Tera Giesen, and Kourtney Klein, sister of the groom, all of Great Bend. They wore black halter dresses with lace shawls and carried a smaller version of the bride’s bouquet.
Best man was Killian Cedeno. Groomsmen were Joe Schridde of Great Bend, Casey Klein, brother of the groom and Richard Elson of Wichita and Devon Wesley of Manhattan.
The usher was Bailey Klein, brother of the groom.
Flower girls were Samantha and Sadie Casey, cousins of the groom, of Denver, Colo. Ring bearer was Tysten Tomlinson, cousin of the bride, of Pratt.
Pianists were Michelle Gwin and Iia Parr. Vocalists were Julie Mitchell and Michelle Gwin all of Great Bend.
The bride is a 2009 graduate of Great Bend High School. She graduated from Fort Hays State University in December of 2010 with an associate degree in business. She is continuing her education through Fort Hays online. She is employed by CPI Qualified Plan Consultants in Great Bend as a Regional Consultant in the internal sales department.
The groom is a 2007 graduate of Great Bend High School. He is employed by Oilfield Machine and Repair in Great Bend.
After a honeymoon trip to Tampa, Fla., the couple resides in Great Bend.