News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 20, 2013

Wedding announcements: Jan. 20, 2013


The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — DeLong-Etling

Melissa Margaret DeLong and Jay Miller Etling, both of Terre Haute, were united in the sacrament of holy matrimony on July 28, 2012, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

The bride is the daughter of Peggy DeLong of Terre Haute and the late Mark DeLong.

The bridegroom is the son of John and Patricia Etling of Terre Haute.

Father Rick Ginther officiated. Becki Doti, cantor, and Leslie Thayer, organist, provided music. Tommy DeVine, nephew of the bridegroom, and Meaghan and Gretchen Anne Etling, nieces of the bridegroom, were servers.

The bride was given in marriage by her brothers, Ryan and Jerod DeLong.

The matron of honor was Melissa McHolland, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ayshah Matthews and Ashley Ellsworth, friends of the bride, and Sarah F. and Sarah J. DeLong, sisters-in-law of the bride.

The best man was Joe Etling, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were James and Jeff Etling, brothers of the bridegroom, and Joey and Danny Etling, nephews of the bridegroom.

Vivian Etling, niece of the bridegroom, was the flower girl. Mason DeLong, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Liturgical readings were read by Mary Kate Etling and Cami Beddow, nieces of the bridegroom. The Prayer of the Faithful was read by Allison Beddow, niece of the bridegroom. Gift bearers were Paje Felts and Patty Beddow, sisters of the bridegroom. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion were Polly Harshberger and Pam DeVine, sisters of the bridegroom.

A dinner and dance reception followed in O’Shaughnessy Hall at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

The couple took a wedding trip to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, and now reside in Terre Haute.



Stark-Vaughn

Jennifer Stark and Rick Vaughn were united in marriage on Dec. 6, 2012, during a private ceremony on the island of St. Lucia.

The couple spent their honeymoon on St. Lucia and now reside in Indianapolis.

Jennifer is the daughter of Eddie Joe and Cheryl Stark of West Terre Haute, and a pharmacist for CVS in Speedway.

Rick is the son of Rick and Debbie Vaughn of Zionsville, and a NASCAR driver for the Richard Petty Driving Experience. He also is employed by DRC Chassis in Indianapolis.

A couple’s bridal shower took place on Oct. 6, 2012, in the Masonic Lodge at Speedway with Tami Stark-Fields as hostess.