Kristin Schaffer and Tyler Kippes were married July 26, 2008, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Kansas City, with Father Steve Benden officiating.

Parents of the couple are Larry and Annette Schaffer, and Warren and Angie Kippes, all of Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Bernice Schaffer, Mary Rose Schmidt-Mertens, Sonny and Helen Parker, and Irene Kippes, all of Hays.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendant was Lindsay Hachenberg. Attendants were Julie Thompson, Chasity Ciaramitaro, Michelle Demarest, Taryn Kippes and Marla Andregg.

Best man was Jared Staab. Groomsmen were Ryan Hammerschmidt, Matt Leikam, Craig Schaffer, Brandon Schaffer and Mike Diehl.

Flower girl was Abby Augustine, cousin of the bride. Ringbearer was Parker Montgomery, cousin of the bride.

The bride graduated from Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and University of Kansas. She is a key account manager for Regency.

The bridegroom graduated from TMP-Marian and Bethany College. He is a staffing manager at Robert Half International.

Following a wedding trip to Cabo San Lucas, the newlyweds are at home in Overland Park.