Renee Lynne Fleharty and James Alfred Gerstner were married April 30, 2011, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays, with Father Joshua Werth officiating.

Parents of the couple are Chris and Donna Fleharty, and Wayne and Sandie Gerstner, all of Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Eugene and JoAnn Fleharty, Celly Schumacher, the late Verlene Schumacher, Alice Gerstner, the late Alfred Gerstner, and the late Joe and Laura Miller.

The bride was escorted by her parents.

Honor attendant was Kristen Fleharty, sister of the bride. Attendants were Whitney Gerstner, sister of the groom, and Michelle Staab, friend of the bride.

Best man was Eric Schmidtberger, cousin of the groom. Groomsmen were Brady Chrisler, friend of the groom, and Lance Gerstner, cousin of the groom. Ushers were Steve Schumacher and Stan Schumacher, both uncles of the bride, Brian Gerstner and Derek Leiker, both cousins of the groom.

Flower girls were Ava Schumacher, cousin of the bride, and Elizabeth Gerstner, cousin of the groom.

The bride is a graduate of Hays High School and Fort Hays State University. She is sales manager of the Days Inn in Hays.

The bridegroom is a graduate of HHS and FHSU. He is the associate director of annual giving at the FHSU Foundation.

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