Deborah J. Luetchens and Matthew F. Neis, both of Shawnee, were married April 24, 2004, at Monticello United Methodist Church in Shawnee with Karen Jeffcoat officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Helen Luetchens, Murdock, Neb.
The groom is the son of Rita Neis, Eudora, and the late Harold Neis.
Maid of honor was Mikki Jordan. Best man was Mark Neis. Bridesmaids were Sandra Verstraete, Terri Johnson and Hilarie Johnson. Groomsmen were Steve Wilson, Steve Harris and Matt Kaminsky.
Ushers were Perry Thompson, Tim Sinclair, Bruce Ewing and Tyler Johnson. Candle lighters were Megan Wilson and Lori Harris. Flower girls were Camille Verstraete and Clair Verstraete. Ring bearers were Trevor Neis and Carter Neis. Teresa Endecott was soloist.
A reception was given at the American Legion Post 153 in Olathe.
The bride is a graduate of Murdock High School, Murdock, Neb. She received a dual degree in human resource management and marketing from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. She is pursuing a master's degree in human resource management at Webster University. She is employed as a human resource assistant at Continental Disc Corp. in Liberty, Mo.
The groom is a Eudora High School graduate. He received a dual degree in finance and business management at Pittsburg State University. He is employed by A.G. Edwards & Sons in Lawrence as a financial consultant.
The couple reside in Shawnee.