Hershberger & Crane 2

Abigail Hershberger and Kyle Crane were united in marriage on June 20 at Christ Community Church, Brookside in Kansas City, Missouri. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Aaron Bates.

The bride is the daughter of Todd and Alison Hershberger of Leawood. The bridegroom is the son of Brian and Michelle Crane of Overland Park.

The bride was escorted by her dad as she wore a Lazaro strapless, ivory and gold Alençon lace mermaid gown with a champagne tulle skirt with chapel train. She carried a classic bouquet of garden roses, hydrangea, ranunculus and peonies with the stems wrapped with the lace sleeve of her mother’s wedding gown.

Ceremony music was provided by Brookside Strings and organist, Scott Foppiano. Vocalists included sisters, Kayli (also a bridesmaid) and Jillian Jamison. The bridegroom’s sisters, Lindsey McMahon and Caylee Strnad read scriptures.

The maid of honor was Hilary Hershberger of Houston, Texas, sister of the bride. The best man was Stephen Nelson, cousin of the groom.

Following a plated dinner and dancing reception at Hallbrook Country Club, the couple left for a honeymoon in Kauai.

The bride is a graduate of the University of Kansas and is employed by the Olathe School District where she teaches high school English. The bridegroom is also a graduate of the University of Kansas and attends law school at the University of Kansas. They reside in Lawrence.