Samantha Breitwieser and Adam Goeppner

A double ring ceremony in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper, united in marriage Samantha Breitwieser and Adam Goeppner, both of Lafayette. Father Tom Kessler officiated at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012.

Don and Mindy Breitwieser, 3322 W. 500N, Jasper, and Frank and Linda Goeppner, 810 Crestwood Drive, Jasper, are parents of the couple.

Gloria Bueltel played the organ and sang for the ceremony.

Bridget Gehlhausen, Jasper, friend of the couple, was maid of honor. Also attending the bride were Katie Boehm, Laura Critchlow, Kelly Mehringer and Alyssa Schnaus, Jasper, friends of the couple; Andrea Goeppner, Jasper, sister of the bridegroom; and Theresa Hulsman, Ireland, cousin of the bride. Flower girls were Emily Ferguson, Huntingburg, cousin of the bride, and Emerson Dierkes, Westfield, cousin of the bridegroom.

Mr. Goeppner chose  a friend, Nick Sternberg, Jasper, as best man. Groomsmen were Brandon Pfaff, Bernard Kemker III, Nick Dills and Nathan Hanselman, Jasper, friends of the couple, and Craig Breitwieser, Velpen, and Kurt Breitwieser, Jasper, brothers of the bride. Usher was Alex Krempp, Jasper, friend of the couple. Ring bearer was Kamdon Partenheimer, Ferdinand, cousin of the bridegroom.

The bride, who was given away by her father, chose a strapless ivory gown with a dolce satin bodice, an organza pleated skirt and an ivory silk beaded belt.

The bridesmaids wore strapless, knee-length gowns in turquoise blue.

Mrs. Breitwieser chose a floor-length gown of platinum taffeta with beading on the bodice and a jacket. Mrs. Goeppner wore an asymmetrical tiered gown of black chiffon with the neckline accented by a rhinestone brooch.

A reception was held at the Huntingburg Event Center. Madyson Partenheimer, Ferdinand, cousin of the bridegroom, and Miranda Durcholz, Jasper, cousin of the bride, registered guests.

The couple went on a wedding trip to Moorea, Huahine, and Bora Bora of the French Polynesian Islands.

The bride graduated from Jasper High School in 2008 and received a Bachelor of Science in animal science and a minor in biology from Purdue University in 2011. She is attending Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to become a doctor of veterinary medicine.

Mr. Goeppner, a 2005 graduate of Jasper High School, received a Bachelor of Science in public affairs with a minor in entrepreneurship from Indiana University in 2009 and a master’s degree in project management from Strayer University in 2010. He is employed by Purdue Research Foundation.

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