Goshen News, Goshen, IN

December 1, 2013

Blands wed

Goshen News

---- — Emily Rupp and Aaron Bland were married July 27 at the Green Springs Inn in Ashland, Ore., by Larry and Linda Hilligoss.

The bride is the daughter of Rosemary and Larry Rupp, Goshen.

The groom is the son of Elizabeth Lange and Bruce Bland, both of Westby, Wis.

Attending the bride were Sara Poggi, Rachael Oyer and Robin Bland.

Reed Doerr, Sunny Willis and Joseph Willis were the groom’s attendants.

David Rupp and Jason Yoder Rupp were the ushers.

Ava Rupp, Elena Rupp and Caitlin Yoder Rupp, nieces of the bride, were the flower girls.

Logan Yoder Rupp, nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer.

Heather Ayers and Erin Dickey were vocalists.

A reception for the couple took place at the Inn.

The bride graduated in 1999 from Goshen High School and received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Goshen College in 2003. In 2011, she received a master’s degree in environmental education from Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Ore. She works as a middle school science and health teacher in Talent, Ore.

He graduated in 1999 from Westby High School and received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin in 2003. He works as a mechanical engineer at Brammo Inc., Ashland, Ore.

Following a wedding trip to Fiji, the Blands reside in Ashland.