December 6, 2012
Jenni Erin Rea and Matthew Kirkland, both of Overland Park, Kan., were married at 5:30 p.m. April 7 at Theatre in the Park Pavilion in Shawnee Mission, Kan.
The bride is the daughter of Mark Rea, of Roeland Park, Kan., and Vicki Rea, of Sedalia. The groom is the son of Hamilton and Catherine Kirkland, of Lenexa, Kan.
The Rev. Natasha Derakhshanian conducted the ceremony. She also played the violin. Hamilton Kirkland played the harmonica. Mark Rea was a vocalist. Steve Douglas was the disc jockey and Daniel Trefz was the photographer.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Cari Davis, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor.
Alex Kirkland, brother of the groom, was the best man. Jay Davidson, brother of the bride, was an usher.
A rehearsal breakfast was held by the groom’s parents at the pavilion. The reception was also at the pavilion.
The bride, a graduate of Shawnee Mission North High School, is a leasing manager at Nolan Real Estate in Shawnee Mission.
The groom, a graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, is an information technology manager at H & R Block in Kansas City.
The couple will take a honeymoon at a later date. They live in Roeland Park.