YORK – Kylee Marie Gardner and Dr. Andrew Michael Saathoff exchanged wedding vows May 2, 2014. The 5:30 p.m. ceremony was held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in York with Monsignor James Reinert and Father Jose Chavez officiating. The bride was given in marriage by Tim Gardner.
Parents of the couple are Tim and Jean Gardner of York and Dr. Michael and Teresa Saathoff of Miller. Grandparents of the bride are Marlene Gardner and the late Bill Gardner and the late Gerald and Carmen Beaver. Grandparents of the bridegroom are the late Seymour and Rose Fox and Allen and Phyllis Saathoff.
Kathleen Johnson of Yorktown, VA and Kara Buhman of Lincoln were maids of honor with Dr. Megan Saathoff of Chicago, Ill., Sara Warren of Fort Worth, Texas, Kristan Poast of Omaha, Kerri Homan and Heather Bruntz, both of Papillion as bridesmaids.
Serving as best man was Jacob Saathoff of Miller. Groomsmen were Bret Gardner of York, Dr. Pat Hoffmann of Atlantic, Iowa, Dr. John Greving of DeWitt, Iowa, Dr. Ryan Fedeler of Brookings, SD, Rex Bauer of Kearney and Kody Saathoff of Miller. Guests were seated by Shawn Johnson of Yorktown, VA.
Samantha Gardner of Lowell, AR, was flower girl. Music for the ceremony was provided by Chris and Rachel Chavanu.
A reception was held at York City Auditorium.
Following a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Miller.
Kylee is a 2004 graduate of York High School. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and from Creighton University in 2011 with a Doctor of Occupational Therapy. Kylee is an occupational therapist at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Andrew is a 2003 graduate of Amherst High School. He attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney and graduated from Iowa State University in 2010 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Andrew is a veterinarian at Tri-Valley Veterinary in Miller.