Shalane E. Enlow and Christopher Niemeier

Shalane E. Enlow became the bride of Christopher A. Niemeier in a double ring ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. Father Kenneth Herr officiated at the ceremony in St. Boniface Catholic Church in Evansville.

Michael and Debra Enlow of Jasper and Theodore and Kathleen Niemeier of Evansville are parents of the couple.

Kirby Stailey played guitar and sang “Parts of Me,” “Let His Light Shine” and “I Surrender.” Organist Ann Hagy accompanied Sarah Kimmerlin as she sang “Ave Maria,” “How Beautiful” and “On Eagle’s Wings.”

Steve Dabrowski and Andrew Effinger were lectors. The offertory gifts were carried by Grant Claspell, the bridegroom’s godchild; Ann Claspell, the bridegroom’s aunt; and Arlene Langford, the bride’s godmother.

Programs were distributed by Madisyn Wade and Lilly Rexing.

The bride chose a friend, Jennifer Meadors, Newburgh, as matron of honor. Also attending the bride were Angie Niemeier, Nashville, Tenn., sister of the bridegroom; Courtney Niemeier, Indianapolis, sister-in-law of the bridegroom; Becky Jones, Indianapolis, friend of the bride; and Daniel Murphy, Indianapolis. Flower girls were Ryley Traylor, Washington, friend of the couple, and Gretchen Effinger, Evansville, cousin of the bridegroom.

Ben Niemeier, Indianapolis, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. The bridegroom’s attendants were Mike Wilson, Tony  Raben and Kyle Reidford of Evansville and Kyle Haslam and Laura Wasilewski, Chicago, Ill. Ushers were Matthew Timmons, Adam James and Eric Hamilton, Evansville. Tobin Jones, Indianapolis, friend of the couple, was ring bearer. Sign bearer was Draven Hamilton, Evansville, friend of the couple.

The bride, who was escorted by her father and mother, chose a floor-length, vintage-style gown in ivory with beaded lace, antique champagne appliqués and tiers of small tulle ruffles extending into a chapel-length train. The gown was accented with a chocolate brown satin sash. The bride carried a bouquet made from antique brooches and lace from her mother’s wedding gown that was designed and made by the bride’s mother. The bridegroom’s boutonniere included burlap leaves and fabric flowers made from his mother’s wedding gown.

The bridesmaids were attired in cocktail-length, V-neck, peau de soie dresses in chocolate brown and belted at the waist with ivory lace sashes. They carried bouquets of calla lilies and roses in deep orange and copper and orange berry accents, lily grass and burlap. The flower girls carried wire egg baskets lined with burlap and adorned with antique doilies and burlap roses.

For her daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Enlow chose a tea-length dress with an open jacket in ivory and embellished with sequins and beading. The bridegroom’s mother wore a tea-length dress in champagne with a matching one-button jacket and accented with sequins.

A reception was held at the Discovery Lodge in Evansville.

The couple is residing in Evansville following a wedding trip to San Francisco, Calif.

The bride received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, in 2008. She is a kindergarten teacher for the North Posey School Corp. Mr. Niemeier graduated from Indiana State University in Terre Haute in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in criminology and clinical justice. He is employed by the Posey County Department of Child Services.




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