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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Kramer!

Mary Catherine Weiford and Kyle Michael Kramer were married on October 30th at Top of the Rock Chapel at Big Cedar Lodge. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Weiford of Overland Park. Katie is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hughes and the late Dr. and Mrs. Edward Weiford. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kelly of Overland Park and the late Mr. Terry Kramer. Kyle is the grandson of Mrs. Wilbur Bishop of Overland Park and the late Mr. Bishop and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Kramer. 

The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Integrity Hills. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a beautiful reception at Big Cedar Lodge. Catherine Marx Moriarity, cousin of the bride; was the matron of honor. Adam Endres served as the best man. Emily Moriarity and Jessie Moriarity were the flower girls, and Greyson Thomas was the ring bearer. The happy couple enjoyed a honeymoon to Puerto Rico and are at home in Overland Park.


Also featured in the April 16, 2016 issue 
Photo Credit: Wirken Photography



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