Melissa Dawn Schroer and Brett Allan Johnson were married July 12, 2008, at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hays, with Pastor Kenton Rohrberg officiating.

Parents of the couple are Lyle and Donna Schroer, Lawrence, Neb., and Ed and Dana Johnson, Towner, N.D.

Honor attendant was Kim Schroer, sister of the bride. Attendants were Susan Beckstrom, Robyn Menke and Cayla Bolte, friends of the bride, and Philip Schroer and Steven Schroer, brothers of the bride.

Best man was Ryan Johnson, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Payton Johnson, nephew of the groom, and Gus Kruse, Trent Livedalen, Chris Chathams and Jason Block, friends of the groom.

Ushers were Nathan Green and Cory Strand, friends of the groom. Candlelighters were the mothers of the couple. Flowergirl was Haley Heskett. The bride's personal attendants were Lynette Mund and Leah Heskett.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 2002 graduate of Colby Community College. She is a physical therapist assistant at Hays Medical Center.

The bridegroom is a 1998 graduate of Towner High School and 2004 graduate of University of North Dakota. He is an occupational therapist at HMC.

Following a wedding trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the newlyweds are at home in Hays.