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Thursday, September 16, 2004


Sara Lane Will and John L. Yost exchanged wedding vows in a double ring ceremony on Saturday, February 7 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas with Rev. Karen Lampe officiating.

Sara is the daughter of Dean and Eveline Will and the granddaughter of the late Gladys Will of Aurelia. John's parents are Viola and the late Harry Yost of Hays, Kansas.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father.

Matron of honor was Andrea Strait of San Antonio, Texas, the bride's younger sister. Bridesmaids were Laurie Rehnstrom of Hartington, NE, Suzanne Lux of Lincoln, NE, and Christine Albers of Des Moines, all are sisters of the bride. Junior bridesmaid was MacKenzie Yost, 11-year-old daughter of the groom.

Best man was Scott Williams of California, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Mike Francoeur, friend of the groom, and Gary Yost and Paul Yost, brothers of the groom.

Cross bearer was Trenton Nieman, nephew of the groom. Acolytes were Erica Ellis, niece of the groom and Spencer Strait, nephew of the bride.

Two large arrangements of white flowers were placed on the alter. A large memory bouquet was displayed at the front of the church in loving memory of John's father, Harry Yost and his sister Mary Kay McEvoy.

Ushers were the brother of the bride, Kevin Will from Derwood, MD, Richard Will of Portland, OR, and Jeff Will of Adel.

The bride's personal attendant was Kathleen Alexander of Kansas City. The groom's personal attendant was his nephew, Shane Reiman.

The reception was held at Shadow Glen Golf Club. The couple was chauffeured in a 1954 British Bentley. A buffet supper was served to the guests followed by a dance. Host and hostesses for the event were friends of the bride, David and Lori Wilson.

The wedding date was chosen to honor the couple's meeting a year before. Sara is a Software Project Manager for Midland Loan Service in Overland Park, KS. John is a Senior District Sales Manager for Agouron, a division of Pfizer, Inc.

The couple left the following day for a week-long honeymoon to Mallorca off the coast of Spain.

They are now at home with daughter MacKenzie in Olathe, KS.

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