Traci Michelle Long and Kyle Ross Jilka were married July 25, 2009, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hill City, with Father Galen Long and Pastor Karen Ratzlaff officiating.

Parents of the couple are Gary and Carolyn Long, Hill City, and Mike and Karen Jilka, Hillsboro.

Grandparents of the couple are Lorraine Long, Hays, Beth Jilka, Hill City, and Ermal and LoVaune Rasmusson, Salina.

Honor attendant was Kendra Robinson, friend of the bride. Attendants were Regan Schupmann, Rachel Dolechek, Erin Bixenman and Jamie Schmitz. Flower girls were Maggie Baalmann and Julianna Baalmann, cousins of the bride.

Best men were Ryan Jilka and Adam Jilka, brothers of the groom. Groomsmen were Ryan Small, Nicholas Peters and Adam Long. Ringbearer was Collin Hershberger, cousin of the groom. Ushers were Zach Long, Caleb Marsh, Daniel Deckert and Erik Base.

Special music was provided by Megan Brumbaugh, Chris Gansel, and Todd and Mary Ellen Toman.

The bride is a graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology and plans to complete her master's degree in May.

The bridegroom is a graduate of FHSU with a bachelor's degree in physical education. He is a physical education teacher and coach in Hill City.

Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the newlyweds are at home in Hill City.