Katherine Flax and Ryan Collette were married June 3, 2011, at St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, Lawrence, with Father Steven Beseau officiating.

Parents of the couple are Greg and Lisa Flax, Ness City, and John and Becca Collette, Wichita.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendants were Sarah Flax and Erin Flax, both sisters of the bride. Attendants were Megan Smith, Traci Baar and Kacey Clements, all friends of the bride.

Best man was Marcus Hook, cousin of the groom. Groomsmen were Jeffery Basham, Cory Cox, Boston Basham, and Vincent Trazzera, all friends of the groom.

Ushers were Andy Collette, brother of the groom, Joe Flax, brother of the bride, and Kurt Ohlendorf and Dan Mar, both friends of the groom.

Candlelighters were Chelsey Calvin and Darcy Seib, both friends of the bride.

Flower girls were Olivia Collette, niece of the groom, and Makenzie Flax, cousin of the bride.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of Ness City High School and attends the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy.

The bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Maize High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Kansas. He is an assistant manager at GTM Sportswear, Lawrence.

Following a wedding trip to Turks and Caicos, the newlyweds are at home in Lawrence.