Samantha Baglan and Cole Witte

Samantha Baglan and Cole Witte exchanged wedding vows at 2 p.m. Feb, 15, 2020, in St. Raphael Catholic Church, Dubois. Father Don Ackerman officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Randy and Denise Baglan of Dubois. The groom is the son of Mark and Keri Witte of Celestine.

Music for the ceremony was provided by soloist Leslie Luebbehusen and organist Traci Catt.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a strapless wedding gown with stunning mikado fabric peeking out from under intricate beaded appliques.

The matron of honor was Tia Messier of Dubois, friend of the couple, and the maid of honor was Rachel Breitwieser of Duff, cousin of the bride. Kayla Thackery of Celestine, friend of the couple, was bridesmaid. Haiyden Goeppner of Otwell, godchild of the bride, was miniature bridesmaid. The flower girl was Amelia Baglan of Jasper, cousin of the bride.

The bridesmaids wore floor-length chiffon dresses in petal pink.

The best men were Max Witte of Celestine, brother of the groom, and Jeff Wehr of Schnellville, friend of the couple. Jonathan Baglan  of Jasper, brother of the bride, and Trace Peek of Princeton, godchild of the bride, were groomsmen. Derek Fischer and Damon Thewes, both of Celestine, friends of the couple, were groomsmen. The ring bearer was Grayson Neal of Montgomery, Alabama, cousin of the bride.

A reception was held at the St. Anthony Community Center with music by Studebaker.

The couple took a wedding trip to the Dominican Republic and is living in Celestine.

The bride is 2007 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School, Dubois, and earned a degree in business management from Vincennes University Jasper. She is a customer service representative for Jasper Group.

Mr. Witte is a 2012 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School. He is a pipe-fitter out of Local 136.




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