Drew Danielle Zutavern and Jose Eduardo Dimas, both of Kearney, were united in marriage April 23, 2011 at Spirit of Life Open Bible Church, Kearney. Pastor Greg Mast officiated.
Parents of the couple are Shawn and Lori Zutavern of Dunning and Jose and Sonia Dimas of Kearney. Grandparents of the bride are Cortez and Rita Lewis of Litchfield and Bill and Meredith Zutavern of Dunning. Grandmother of the groom is Julia Bado of Norwalk, Calif..
Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Anna Zutavern of Kearney. Bridesmaids were Ana Arroyo of Lincoln, friend of the couple, Lissette Ledesma of Brentwood Calif., sister of the groom, Ashley Niewohner of Lincoln, friend of the bride, Ashley Hake of Palmer, friend of the bride, and Veronica Dimas of Omaha, friend of the groom.
Best man was the groom’s brother, Mario Dimas of Kearney. Groomsmen were Oscar Aries of Lincoln, Luke Schmidt of Gibbon, Manuel Molina of Kearney, friends of the groom and Russell Zutavern of Dunning, brother of the bride.
Ring bearers were Albert and Daniel Ledesma of Brentwood, Calif., nephews of the groom. Personal attendants of the bride were Elle Leonard of Watertown, Wisc., Emily Leonard of Gainesville, Va., cousins of the bride, Cristal Grado of Kearney and Hannah Putz of Lincoln, friends of the bride. Ushers were Schyler and Zane Zutavern of Lincoln, and Coy Lewis of Litchfield, cousins of the bride and Matt Beede of Lincoln, friend of the bride. The bride’s cousin, Taylor Lewis of Tucson, Ariz. was guestbook attendant.
Videographer was Ramon Perez of Omaha, friend of the groom and photographer was Bridget Langston of Topeka, Kan. Music for the ceremony was Jesu Joys to Man’s Desiring, Canon in D, Air on the G-String and Prelude in C. Violinists were Karen Decker and Maggie Rozean, both of Kearney.
Reception hosts were Maria Zutavern of Lincoln, Holly Lewis of Louisville, aunts of the bride, and Shelly Hunter of Pleasanton, friend of the bride. Host parents for the dinner and dance reception held at the Ramada Inn was Shanyne and Paige Zutavern of Lincoln, uncle and aunt of the bride and Fred and Mary Molina of Kearney, friends of the groom.
Drew is a 2005 graduate of Sandhills Public Schools and a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a bachelor’s of arts degree in History. She is employed at YRTC in Kearney.
Jose is a 2002 graduate of Kearney High School and attends DeVry University. He is employed at Morris Press. The couple enjoyed a honeymoon to the Bahamas and they reside in Kearney.