Jill Elizabeth Hannaford and Joel Douglas Versch married on July 16, 2011, in a candlelight ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Manhattan.
The Rev. Jeremiah Lange of Marion and the Rev. Andy Hargrove of Manhattan officiated the wedding.
Parents of the couple are Roger and Sally Hannaford and Jim and Judy Versch, all of Marion.
Grandparents of the bride are Lavonne Hannaford of Marion, Gerald Harp of Marion, and the late Roger “Bud” Hannaford, Gene Ferguson, and Luella Ferguson Harp. Grandparents of the groom are Virgil and Frances Versch of McPherson, Marvin and Norma Wymore of Cambridge, Neb., and the late Dolan and Pauline Frye.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Marion High School and a 2009 graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing. She is employed at the Kansas State Foundation as a development coordinator in the Arts and Science Division. The groom is a 2003 graduate of MHS and a 2008 graduate of KSU with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design. He is employed as a creative director for GTM Sportswear in Manhattan.
After a honeymoon to the Bahamas, the couple resides in Manhattan.