Susy Villa and Dennis Hahn, both of Hays, Kan., were married July 26, 2008 by Grand Lake in Point Park. The noon wedding was officiated by the Rev. Stan Jewell, Trinity Church in the Pines in Grand Lake.
Parents of the bride are Severo and Maria Villa of Lakin, Kan. The bride’s grandparents are Isaac and Engracia Barraza Santiago Papasquiaro Durango Codigo, Mexico, Maria de la luz Barraza, Santiago Papasquiaro Durango Codigo, Mexico, and the late Manuel Villa.
Parents of the groom are Ellis and Janice Rewerts of Leoti, Kan. and the late Dallas Hahn, formally of Grand Lake. The groom’s grandparents are the late Harry and Grace Smith and the late August and Laura Hahn.
The matron of honor was Belinda Wille, the bride’s sister from Wichita, Kan. Bridesmaids were Lisa Ruda, sister of the groom from Thornton, Karina Villa, cousin of the bride from Lakin, Kan., and Drina Mohlman, friend of the bride from Hays, Kan.. Junior bridesmaid was Jackie Villa, cousin of the bride from Lakin, Kan.
The best man was Ellis Rewerts, stepfather of the groom from Leoti, Kan.
Groomsmen were Johnny Hamilton, friend of the groom from Hays, Kan., Trenton Weilert, cousin of the groom from Leoti, Kan. and Phillip Weilert, cousin of the groom from Leoti, Kan.
Mya Free was the flower girl, niece of the bride from Lakin, Kan. and Deon Escamilla was ring bearer, cousin on the bride from Lakin, Kan.
Mary Hamilton was the music coordinator, friend of the groom from Hays, Kan. The programs were handed out by Brian Stokes, nephew of the groom from Round Rock, Texas and Lyn Villa, sister-in-law of the bride from Lakin, Kan. Susan and Erich Stokes were the photographers, step-sister and brother-in-law of the groom from Round Rock, Texas.
The bride and her father arrived at the ceremony in a horse drawn carriage. The carriage waited to take the bride and groom to the reception and luncheon at the Columbine Cabins in Grand Lake.
The couple honeymooned in Disney World.
On Aug. 9, 2008, Dennis and Susy along with Susy’s sister Belinda and her husband Jeremy Wille had their Validation at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Garden City, Kan. Following the ceremony there was a reception, dinner and dance at the fair grounds in Lakin, Kan.
The bride graduated from Lakin High School in 2006. She is attending Ft. Hays State University studying Radiology.
The groom graduated from Wichita County High School, Leoti, Kan. in 2002 and Northwest Kansas Technical College in 2004. He is employed with the Brainy Bunch at Nex-Tech in Hays, Kan. while attending Ft. Hays State University. He also is owner of Dennis Hahn DJ Services.
Dennis and Susy will reside in Hays, Kan.
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