Shelley Grogg and Ryan Clem

Shelley Grogg and Ryan Clem, both of Indianapolis, were married at 6 p.m. CDT Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Jackson Square Park in New Orleans, La. Rev. Charles Cross officiated.

John and Kathy Grogg of Waterloo, Ind., are parents of the bride. Mr. Clem is the son of Jody Clem of Jasper and Larry Clem of Anderson.

Music for the ceremony was provided by Storyville Stompers of New Orleans.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, chose a strapless gown of tiered lace.
Kelley Ellert of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., was maid of honor Bridesmaids were Melissa Grogg of Waterloo, Alison Forsythe of Kokomo and Jacquelyn Bego of McCordsville.

They wore gowns with mismatched black and white stripes.

Mr. Clem chose Steve Dekemper of Jasper as best man. Groomsmen were Paul Hoffman of Indianapolis, Michael Clem of Asheville, N.C., and Alex Clem of La Honda, Calif.

A reception was held at Pat O’Brien’s on Bourbon Street in New Orleans.

The couple is at home in Indianapolis.

The bride graduated from DeKalb High School and Ball State University and is in marketing and communications. Mr. Clem, a graduate of Jasper High School and Purdue University, is director of community outreach in the office of Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard.

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