The Washington Times-Herald

July 14, 2013

Divine-Wening Wedding


Washington Times-Herald

WASHINGTON — Deacon Mike Seibert officiated at the marriage of Andrea Lynn Divine and Byron Ronald Wening, both of Jasper, on Jan. 5. The ceremony took place at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ireland.

John M. and Linda Divine of Loogootee, and Brent and Joan Wening, of Jasper, are parents of the couple.

Dawn Stemle and Dan Racicot provided the music for the ceremony.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a strapless gown of duchess satin with a dropped waist. Embroidery and crystal beading on the bodice extended down the back and around the hemline. The empire waist and hemline had double bands of duchess satin. The A-line gown had back buttons and a chapel train. She carried a bouquet of lace flowers with broach centers.

Becky Meyer of Jasper was matron of honor for her sister. Bridesmaids were Kelsey Erny and Katie Layou of Jasper, Hannah Humbert of Celestine, and Jamie Qualkenbush of Shoals and Michelle Ash of Loogootee, both sisters of the bride. Miniature bride was Kynsley Gogel of St. Henry, cousin of the bridegroom. Flower girl was Abbigail Meyer of Jasper, niece of the bride.

Program attendants were Kayleigh Warthan and Stephanie Cooper. Lector was Bridget Schmitt.

The bride's attendants wore asymmetrically draped one-shoulder, ruffled gowns with of silk taffeta, sisters in black dresses, friends in ruby dresses. They carried single red-stemmed roses.

Jason Schmitt of Jasper was best man. Groomsmen were Jon and Brady Erny, Clint Renner, Zach Leinenbach and Kyle Hochgesang, all of Jasper. Ushers were Vince Hildenbrand and Alex Renner, both of Jasper, and Nick Erny of Holland. Kaleb Meyer of Jasper, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer. Miniature bridegroom was Liam Qualkenbush of Shoals, nephew of the bride.

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Divine wore a two-piece jacket dress of black jersey with beaded edging and a long skirt. Mrs. Wening wore a long gown of champagne hammered shimmer fabric with a beaded empire waist, a tiered skirt and a bolero.

A reception was held at the Huntingburg Event Center.

After a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple is at home at 173 W. SR 56, Jasper.

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