Emily S. Beard and Andrew Gunselman

Ivory roses and lavender hydrangeas were arranged in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper, as Emily S. Beard and Andrew Gunselman exchanged marriage vows. Father Ray Brenner witnessed the double ring rites on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.

Nancy Todd and Blake and Christine Beard are parents of the bride. Mr. Gunselman is the son of John and Marilyn Gunselman.

Mary Burke played the organ and sang for the ceremony.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her mother, chose a friend, Melanie Kleiser of San Diego, Calif., as maid of honor. Also attending the bride were Lindsey Hein, Sarah Miller, Jarin Gonzales and Ryan Milk, all of Indianapolis, Meghan Wolff of Louisville, Ky., Candice Haddad of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Tara Sendelweck of Jasper, all friends of the bride.

Best man was Luke Gunselman of Jasper, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Matt Mehringer of Indianapolis, Tony Seng of San Francisco, Calif., Andrew Beckman of Charleston, Zachary Pfister of Washington, D.C., and Jason Dupps of Jasper, all friends of the bridegroom, and Blake Beard and Jeff Todd of Indianapolis, brothers of the bride.

The bride was attired in an ivory lace, strapless, sheath gown with an empire bodice with satin banding and a removable organza train. She wore a blusher veil and carried a bouquet of ivory roses.

The bridesmaids wore light purple silk dupioni gowns with bateau necklines and knee-length skirts. They carried lavender hydrangeas.

A reception was held at the Jasper Inn and Convention Center.

The couple is residing in Indianapolis after a wedding trip to Jamaica.

The bride graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2006 and is working on a Master of Science in nursing. She is a registered nurse at IU Health Hospital. Mr. Gunselman graduated from Purdue University School of Engineering Technology. He is an engineer at Automotive Research Center.




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