Aug. 26, 2012 at 3:26 a.m.
Andrea Roberts, of Victoria, and Luke Richard, of Rosenberg, were married at 5 p.m. on June 23, 2012 at First United Methodist Church in Victoria. Rev. Jarrell Sharp, of Victoria, officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Deborah Skeete, of Victoria, and Kreg Roberts, of Honeygrove, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert "Bob" and Dee Skeete, of Victoria, and Don and Othella Roberts, of Paris, Texas.
The groom is the son of Michael and Beverly Richard, of Rosenberg. He is the grandson of Mrs. Dorothy Ryan, of Rosenberg, and the late Herbert B. Ryan, and the late Johanna and W.E. Richard.
Larissa Watkins, of Boerne, attended as matron of honor. Maids of honor were Bryanna Soderholtz, of Victoria, sister of the bride, and Brittany Holzheauser, of Houston. Bridesmaids were Amy Bruns, of Victoria, Kelsey Schuenemann, of Victoria, Amy Schwartz, of San Antonio, and Codi Lowery, of Arp, Texas, cousin of the bride. Shelby Skeete, of Houston, and Caitlyn Harmon, of Weimar, both cousins of the bride, attended as junior bridesmaids. Hannah Richard, of Rosenberg, niece of the groom, and Demi Starks, of Clear Lake, attended as flower girls.
Jason Starks, of Clear Lake, served as best man. Groomsmen were Ryan Richard, of Rosenberg, brother of the groom, Trey Wenzel, of Rosenberg, Colin Soderholtz, of Victoria, brother of the bride, Chance Kamp, of Richmond, Jim Woodard, of Clear Lake, Gino Mendietta, of Richmond, and Gerlad Lemos, of Richmond. Cameron Wenzel, of Rosenberg, served as ring bearer. Ushers were Dax Dittrich , of Schulenberg, Dawson Dittrich, of Schulenberg, Clay Harmon, of Weimar, and Cade Skeete, of Houston, all cousins of the bride. Timothy Beken, of Weimar, served as acolyte.
A reception was held following the ceremony at the Tin Star Ranch. The couple honeymooned on the Grand Cayman Islands and reside in Richmond.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Victoria Memorial High School. A proud alumni of the Victoriadore Dance & Drill Team. She is also a graduate of the University of Houston-Victoria with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and is employed by Lamar CISD, currently teaching 6th grade ELAR. The groom is a 1996 graduate of the Houston Learning Academy. He is employed by All Out Off Road in Pearland.