|Amanda Johnston, Jacob Pankonin|
|Written by Wauneta Breeze|
|Thursday, 17 November 2011 15:51|
Amanda Johnston of Wauneta and Jacob Pankonin of Imperial were united in marriage July 30, 2011, at the Crossroads Wesleyan Church in Imperial, Neb., with Pastor Todd Burpo officiating.
The bride’s parents are Nancy Jaeger of Imperial and John Johnston of Wauneta. The groom’s parents are Jim and Joyce Pankonin of Imperial.
Grandmothers of the bride are Judy Heskett of Culbertson and Elfrieda Johnston of Wauneta. Grandparents of the groom are Calvin and Wava Daschofsky of Haigler.
Maid of honor was Emily Johnston, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Katey McGraw, Kaitlin Yost, Jenna Jutten and Christine McRae, all friends of the bride.
Jill Pankonin, niece of the groom, was the flower girl. Alicia Scott, cousin of the groom, was at the guest book.
Best man was Travis Wheeler, nephew of the groom. Groomsmen were Clint Majors, Ethan Dow, Tyrell Hoffman and Tregg Reiss.
Ushers were Page and Joe Johnston, uncles of the bride, and Jimmie and Johnny Pankonin, brothers of the groom.
Pianist was Sara Behrends, friend of the bride, and soloist was Jenna Jutten.
Host couple for the reception was Doug and Joan Wenzlick, aunt and uncle of the groom.
Cake cutters and servers were Janice Goodman, great aunt of the bride; Sherri Wheeler, sister of the groom; and Jeanie Weiss, friend of the couple.
After a short honeymoon to Estes Park, Colo., the couple is making their home in Goodland, Kan., where they are both in their second year at Northwest Kansas Technical College.