Katherine Nicole Showalter and Andrew Joseph Flax were married June 3, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ness City, with Father Pascal Klein and Father Jason Borkenhagen, cousin of the groom, officiating.

Parents of the couple are Adam and Janice Showalter, Alexander, and Cletus and Pat Flax, Brownell.

Grandparents of the couple are the late Ervin and Helen Koerner, Lee Showalter, Alexander, Pat Showalter, Bazine, the late Laurel and Darlene Sargent, and the late Francis and Marjorie Flax.

Honor attendant was Emma Showalter, sister of the bride. Junior attendant was Elizabeth Showalter, sister of the bride. Attendants were Amy Flax, sister of the groom, Lauren Sargent, cousin of the groom, and Jensen Scheele and Kaetlin Weninger, both friends of the couple.

Best man was Tyler Flax, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jacob Showalter and Michael Showalter, both brothers of the bride, and Colton Rein and Daniel Hair, both friends of the couple.

The bride is a 2013 graduate of Western Plains High School and is pursuing a degree in biology and secondary education at Fort Hays State University. She is student teaching at Trego Community High School.

The bridegroom is a 2014 graduate of WPHS and a 2016 graduate of FHSU with a degree in agricultural business. He is employed by First State Bank of Ransom.

Following a wedding trip to Alaska, the newlyweds are at home in Ransom.