Shannon Ward and Luke Snyder were united in marriage on Oct. 15 at the Eden Valley Church of the Brethren in St. John in a ceremony officiated by Pastor Tom Harrison. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Brett Ward and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Snyder, all of St. John. Grandparents of the couple are Robert and Carolyn Ives of St. John, Harold and Jolene Ward of Oklahoma City, Okla., Charles Allen of Hideaway, Texas, and the late Shirley Allen.
Maid of honor was Melaine Miller. Attendants were Heather Smith, Mollie Ward, cousin of the bride and Abbie Ward, cousin of the bride.
Best man was Nathan Snyder, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Trevor Ewert, Matthew Kerber, cousin of the groom, and Matthew Ward, brother of the bride.
Usher was Nathan Ward, brother of the bride.
Ring bearer was Evan Snyder, nephew of the groom.
Guest book attendant was Anna Snyder, sister-in-law of the groom.
The bride is employed at Great Bend Regional Hospital. The groom is employed at St. John Elementary.
After honeymooning in Maui, Hawaii, the couple resides in Great Bend.