Sara C. Rohleder and Christopher J. Schmidt

Father Tony Ernst witnessed the marriage vows of Sara Catherine Rohleder and Christopher Joseph Schmidt, both of Jasper, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The ceremony took place at 1 p.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper.

Michael and Carole Rohleder of Ferdinand and Mark and Kathy Schmidt of Jasper are parents of the couple.

Gary Moeller and Kevin Manley provided music for the ceremony.

The bride, who was given away by her father, chose a gown of beaded lace with a V-neckline and back, covered buttons and a chapel-length train.

Maid and matron of honor were Beth Rohleder, Ferdinand, sister of the bride, and Renae Rohleder, St. Anthony, sister-in-law of the bride. Also attending the bride were Karri Meyer, Ferdinand, and Kate Brosmer, Jasper, cousins of the bride; Lauren Schmidt, Jasper, sister of the bridegroom; and Kayla Dooley of Jasper, Leeann Berger of Huntingburg, Lauren Freed, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Sara Pund, Gentryville, friends of the couple. Mikalyn Meyer, Ferdinand, godchild of the bride, was miniature bride.

The wore black taffeta dresses with V-necklines and backs and ruched bodices.

Mr. Schmidt chose his brother, Ben Schmidt, Jasper, as best man. Groomsmen were Luke Rohleder, St. Anthony, and Andy Rohleder, Ferdinand, brothers of the bride; Luke Schmidt, Indianapolis, brother of the bridegroom; and Shane O’Conner, Cade Knies and Cale Knies of Jasper, Justin Mehringer of Avon and Neil Giesler of Georgetown, S.C., friends of the couple. Ushers were Brian Lewis, Evansville, friend of the couple, and Eric Schaefer, Huntingburg, brother of the bride. Miniature bridegroom was Mick Uebelhor, Huntingburg, godchild of the bridegroom.
The mothers wore black chiffon gowns and matching jackets with beading.

A reception was held at the Huntingburg Event Center.

The couple is at home in Jasper after a wedding trip to the Island of Kaua’i, Hawaii.

The bride, a 2002 graduate of Forest Park High School, Ferdinand, is a 2005 graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in management and a minor in human resources. She is employed at Jasper Engines & Transmissions as manager of Jasper Certified Components. The bridegroom graduated from Jasper High School in 2003 and from Indiana State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in computer hardware technology. He is a network engineer at Jasper Engines & Transmissions and a volunteer fireman for the Jasper Fire Department.

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