Katie Spellmeyer and Nathan Blessinger

Katie Spellmeyer, Jasper, became the bride of Nathan Blessinger, Huntingburg,  at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2012, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper. Father Ray Brenner officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Donna Spellmeyer, 1501 St. Charles St., Jasper, and the late Bernie Spellmeyer. Steve and Kathy Blessinger, 6304 S. 750W, Huntingburg, are parents of the bridegroom.

Music for the ceremony was provided by Karen Sermersheim, vocalist; Mark Messmer, trumpeter; Ruth Coller, violinist; and Van Ziegler, organist.

Sarah Foertsch, Chicago, Ill., was maid of honor. Matron of honor was Kristin Werne, Jasper. Lesley Spellmeyer and Mimi Knepp of Indianapolis and Ashley Blessinger of Charlotte, N.C., were bridesmaids. Flower girls were Tessa Werne, Jasper, and Riley Blessinger, Charlotte. Miniature bride was Ava Claire Werne, Jasper.

Best men were Brian Blessinger, Charlotte, and Philip Blessinger, Houston, Texas. Groomsmen were Michael Spellmeyer of Indianapolis, Zach Schaefer of West Lafayette and A.J. Baldwin of Marietta, Ga. Ushers were Nick Werne, Jasper, and Bruce Blessinger and Dan Giangiulio, Indianapolis. Miniature bridegroom was Aidan Blessinger, Charlotte.

The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Michael Spellmeyer. She was attired in a mermaid-style, strapless gown of white taffeta with a ruched bodice, beading, a compact waistline and a draped skirt with a train.

The bridesmaids wore black European satin gowns with vertical pleats gathered at the empire waistlines, pleated shoulder straps and ruched tube skirts.
A reception followed at the Huntingburg Event Center, Huntingburg.

The couple is residing at 7069 W. 300N, Jasper, after a honeymoon to St. James Beach, Barbados.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Jasper High School and a 2010 graduate of Indiana University. She is an English as a second language and Spanish teacher at Jasper Middle School. Mr. Blessinger graduated from Southridge High School, Huntingburg, in 2006 and from Purdue University in 2010. He is a project engineer at Farbest Foods.

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