WEDDINGS- Van Gundy wed Sept. 2

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Robinson, Van Gundy wed Sept. 2

Roxanne Robinson and Brett Van Gundy, both of Emporia, were married Sept. 2 at the Emporia Country Club.

Judge Ted Hollembeck officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Faron and Beverly Wilson of Peabody. The groom is the son of Michael Van Gundy and Cruz and Susan Mendoza, all of Emporia.

The bride, escorted by her father, wore a white satin, sleeveless gown featuring a pearled and sequined empire bodice and a V neckline, accented with a drape to serve as sleeves. She carried red silk roses.

Maid of honor was Jaime Knavel and flower girl was Rylee Knavel, both of Iola.

Best man was Jake Dalton of Emporia. Ring bearer was Kaleb Palmer of Iola.

Usher was Jake Bledsoe and readers were Selena Klumpe and Melissa Edwards, all of Emporia.

A reception was held following the ceremony.

Servers were Dane Newton of Emporia and Valerie Palmer of Iola. The cake was baked and decorated by Gloria Rains of Newton, who was also the photographer.

A Sept. 1 rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at Bruff’s in Emporia.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Peabody-Burns High School and a 2000 graduate of Butler Community College in El Dorado. She is a public safety dispatcher with the Emporia Police Department.

The groom is a 1994 graduate of Emporia High School. He is a detention officer for the Lyons County Sheriff’s office in Emporia.

Following a trip by train to Chicago, Ill., the couple is at home in Emporia.

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