Traci Pitts and Blaine Gabel were married June 20, 2009, at United Presbyterian Church, Jetmore, with Rev. Mark Durham officiating.

Parents of the couple are Jess and Peggy Pitts, Jetmore; and Mike and Sandi Maier, and Ronnie and Marcia Gabel, all of Ness City.

Grandparents of the couple are Norman and Ellie Pitts, and Earl and Glenda Schaffer, Jetmore; Illene Maier and Reita Gabel, Ness City; and the late Pat Sheldon.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Honor attendant was Tonya Schmeidler, sister of bride. Attendants were Bridget Bryant, Danielle Hellerud, Heather Green and Kristen Yoxall, all friends of bride, and Ronica Gabel, sister of groom.

Best man was Lucas Cranston, friend of groom. Groomsmen were Ben Gabel, brother of the groom, and Trent Bain, Mikey Walters, Brett Hutchinson and Seren Humberg, friends of the groom.

Ushers were Shane Galla, Nick Green and Seren Humberg, all friends of groom. Ringbearers were Drew Cure and Ty Schmeidler, nephews of bride. Flowergirl was Jayslin Gabel, niece of groom.

Scripture reader was Beau Rebel, friend of groom. Vocalists were Kerra Cossman and Chad Cohoon, both friends of bride.

The bride is a graduate of Jetmore High School and Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Hays Medical Center.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Ness City High School and Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. He is employed by H2 Plains, LLC, Ness City.

Following a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the newlyweds are at home in Hays.