James – Welp

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Aubrey James of Ferdinand and David Welp of Huntingburg were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony June 29, 2013 at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand.

he bride is the daughter of Tony and Kathy James of Ferdinand and the groom is the son and Greg and Linda Welp of Huntingburg.

The bride was given away by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. David Fleck.

Mackenzie James of Ferdinand, sister of the bride, was chosen as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Young of Evansville, Chelsea Miles of Washington, Olivia Weyer of Ferdinand, Shana Luckett of Illinois, friends of the couple and Ashley Povinelli and Kelli McNamara, cousins of the bride, both of Indianapolis.

Bentley Povinelli, cousin of the bride, was flower girl and Carter Reeves of Brownsburg, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Grant Welp of Huntingburg, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were brother of the bride Tim James of New York, N.Y., Kyle Schroering of St. Anthony, Brandon Hopf of Evansville, Adam Niehaus of Grayville, Ill., friends of the couple; and Michael Lamkin of Ferdinand and Curt Hoppenjans of Arlington, Va., cousins of the bridegroom.Greeters were Kiersten and Evan Haas, cousins of the bridegroom, and Brianne and Kaitlyn Seffernick, friends of the couple.

Organist was Judy Klueh, and Kaitlyn Emmert and Katie Demuth played the strings. Melissa Reeves, Derek Povinelli, Tim James, Joe LaGrange and Tara Bishop sang “A Mother’s Prayer,” “Holy Family,” “I Have Loved You,” “Wedding Song,” “Surely the Presence” and “Ave Maria.”

Tina Goffinet, aunt of the bride, and Nick Weyer, cousin of the bridegroom, served as lectors.

Pat James and Dennis Faulkenberg, godparents of the bride, and Sharon Fischer and Ralph Welp, godparents of the bridegroom, carried the offertory gifts.

Servers were Reid Haas, cousin of the bridegroom, and Hayden Hilgenhold, cousin of the bride.

Ushers were Devan Faulkenberg of Edwardsville, cousin of the bride, and Chris Fischer, cousin of the bridegroom. A reception was held at the Ferdinand Community Center.
The couple took a wedding trip to South Carolina.

The bride is a registered nurse at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. Mr. Welp is a high-school math teacher and assistant coach at Apollo High School in Owensboro, Ky.