Chloe Dilger and Austin Blessinger

Chloe Dilger and Austin Blessinger exchanged wedding vows at 1:30 p.m. March 21, 2020, during a small, intimate ceremony in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with immediate family. Deacon James King officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Chris and Kristy Dilger of Ferdinand. The groom is the son of Mike and Nancy Blessinger of Jasper.

Music for the ceremony was provided by Traci Catt, pianist; Nicole Bittner, vocalist; and Colin Hildenbrand, vocalist and guitarist.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an A-line gown with thin straps and lace that covered the bodice to the skirt. The skirt was made of layers upon layers of tulle. She wore a cathedral-length veil.

The bride chose Adi Welp, Evansville, as matron of honor. The bridesmaid was Jenna Dilger, Jasper.

Mr. Blessinger chose Tate Blessinger, Jasper, as best man. Groomsmen were Elliot Dilger, Jasper, and Grant Welp, Evansville. Theo Dilger, Jasper, was ring bearer.

A celebratory dinner was held in the Mobel Room of the Ferdinand Community Center.

The couple plans to take a wedding trip to Jamaica at a later date and is living in Jasper.

The bride graduated from Forest Park High School and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville. She is a first grade teacher at Fifth Street Elementary School, Jasper. The groom graduated from Jasper High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette. He is an executive account manager for American Fidelity.

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