Sara Gottschalk and Taylor Leiker were married Sept. 4, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays, with Father Earl Befort officiating.

Parents of the couple are Randy and Nadine Gottschalk, Hays, Sue and Steve Leiker, Kansas City, Kan., and Eugene Leiker, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Marvin and Kathleen Dreiling, and Leola Gottschalk, all of Hays; the late Ray Gottschalk; Shirley Peirano, Wilson; the late Gerald Peirano; Edward and Mary Leiker, Munjor; and Bob and Velma Leiker, Victoria.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendant was Carly Herman, friend of the couple. Attendants were Susana Rubio, friend of the couple, Cherie Gottschalk, sister-in-law of the bride, Jenna Dreiling, cousin of the bride, and Brianna Leiker, sister of the groom.

Best man was Jeremy Rupp, friend of the couple. Groomsmen were Kenny Gordon and Heath Welch, friends of the couple, and Travis Gottschalk and Ryan Gottschalk, brothers of the bride. Ushers were Chandler Schumacher, brother-in-law of the groom, and Chase Hammond, friend of the couple.

Flower girl was Katelyn Gottschalk, niece of the bride. Ringbearer was Blake Stieben, son of the groom.

Candlelighters were Lexi Gottschalk, niece of the bride, and Kaeleah Russell, cousin of the bride.

The bride is a graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School. She is employed at Hays Medical Center.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Hays High School. He is self-employed in the oil field.

Following a wedding trip on a seven-day Caribbean cruise, the newlyweds are at home in rural Hays.