E. Lorene Whitt and John Leis were united in marriage June 21 at the Westerville Community Center.

E. Lorene Whitt and John Leis were united in marriage June 21 at the Westerville Community Center.

The bride is the daughter of Northland residents Paul and Emogene Whitt. The groom is the son of Wilma Leis of Lima, Ohio, and the late Jim Leis.

Wilma Justice, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Eileen Shihab and Marlene Bowerman, sisters of the bride; and Jessica Justice, niece of the bride. Flower girl was Yasmine Shihab, niece of the bride.

John Sweeney, friend of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Doug Leis and David Leis, brothers of the groom; and John Koch, friend of the groom. Ring bearer was Andrew Bowerman, nephew of the bride.

The couple honeymooned in Carlevoix, Mich., and resides in Westerville.

The bride is a 1994 graduate of Beechcroft High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Findlay. She is a substitute teacher for Westerville City Schools.

The groom graduated from Lima Senior High School in 1984 and from Bowling Green State University in 1988. He is a consultant specialist for EDM.