Katherine Lynn Carlson and Daniel Ray Burget married in an outdoor ceremony May 11 at Hoyt Community Park gazebo in Hoyt. Pastor Bill Peterson of Hebron Lutheran Church, Burdick, performed the ceremony.
Glenn and Sandy Carlson of Burdick are the bride’s parents. Tony and Rhonda Burget of Hoyt are the groom’s parents. Grandparents of the bride are the late Harold and Vera Carlson and the late Jim and Maudie Vinduska. Grandparents of the groom are Dan and Loretta Burget and Vance Ramsey and the late Mary Ramsey. The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
The bride wore a strapless long white satin gown made by Maggie Sottero, along with a lace bolero jacket. She carried a bouquet of various colored Gerbera daisies accented with small pictures of the couple’s late grandparents.
The bride was attended by her sister, matron of honor Angie Stika of Burdick. Bridesmaids were lifelong friend Kirsten Johnson and sister of the groom Tiffany Burget of Topeka. They wore various styles of Apple red satin dresses with cowboy boots and carried bouquets of Gerbera daisies.
The groom wore black slacks, a white satin shirt, apple vest, and tie, with a Scully western jacket. He was attended by his brother, best man Travis Burget. Groomsmen were friend Dustin Davis of Topeka and brother of the bride Andy Carlson. They wore black slacks, apple red ties and vests with white shirts.
A reception followed with dinner provided by the couple at the Hoyt Community Center. Tables were decorated with natural burlap runners. Centerpieces included branded wood blocks with the bride and groom’s initials and hearts made by the bride’s father and brother. Atop these were antique mason jars containing white daisies and candles.
Nieces and nephews of the bride Micayla, Alex, Myranda, and Aaron Stika and Jordan, Lauren, and Mija Carlson were guestbook and reception attendants. The evening was spent visiting and dancing to Powerplay DJ Service of Marysville.
The couple resides in Hoyt. The bride is a 2006 graduate of Centre High School and has a degree in elementary education from Washburn University. She is going back to school for a master’s degree in special education at Emporia State University. She is a special education teacher at Ross Elementary in Topeka. The groom is a 2006 graduate of Royal Valley High School and Kaw Area Technical School in automotive technology. He works at Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Topeka as a tire builder.