Dena Jean Panter and Zack Ryan Hiller were married Jan. 3, 2009, at First St. John Lutheran Church, Kensington, with Pastor David L. Hutson, officiating.

Parents of the couple are Dean and Karen Panter, Athol, and Brian and Kristi Hiller, Hays.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendant was Mandy Wallgren, Hays. Attendant was Mary Clapp, Hays.

Best man was Thomas Rupp, Hays. Groomsman was Graden Clapp, Hays.

Ushers were Eric Panter, Manhattan, and Blaine Werner, Hays.

Candlelighters were Zach Wallgren, Kensington, and Gage Grauerholz, Beloit. Flower girls were McKenzie Shippy, Woodbine, and Rhiannon Gilligan, Hays. Ringbearers were Wyatt Shippy, Woodbine, and Garner Grauerholz, Beloit.

The bride is a 2004 graduate West Smith County High School, Kensington, attended Fort Hays University and is continuing college education with online classes. She is employed at Collier Abstracts Inc., Smith Center

The bridegroom attended Hays High School and is a 2004 graduate of North Central Kansas Technical College, Hays. He is employed at Central Plains Cooperative, Athol.

Following a wedding trip to Wichita, the newlyweds are at home in Smith Center.