May 5, 2013 at 12:05 a.m.
Kandace DeAnn Gaskamp of Victoria, and Chad Ray Monney of Victoria were married at 5:00PM on May 4, 2013 at the Historic Texana Church in Edna. Bishop Shilo Monney officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Charles and Paula Repka of Inez and David and Wanda Gaskamp of Long Mott. She is the granddaughter of Mary Ella Glaze and the late Thomas "Red" Glaze of Seadrift, and Lucille Gaskamp and the late James R. Gaskamp of Victoria. She is the step-granddaughter of Bessie Repka and the late Leroy Repka of Inez, and Lynette Thigpen and the late Ned Thigpen of Victoria.
The groom is the son of Stella Ann Monney and the late Eugene W. Monney of Victoria. He is the grandson of Emerald Theus and the late Orin Theus of Victoria and the late Karl and Olive Monney.
Kristin Lange of Bloomington, sister of the bride, attended as matron of honor, and Kimberley Collette of Port Lavaca, friend of the bride, attended as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Celeste Kretser of Inez, sister of the bride, Laci Sargent of Austin, friend of the bride, Kristi Schultz of Houston, friend of the bride, Brooke Monney of College Station, daughter of the groom and Cloe Monney of Victoria, daughter of the groom. Ella Lange of Bloomington, niece of the bride, attended as flower girl.
Grant Sinclair of Victoria, friend of the groom, attended as best man. Groomsmen were Page Monney of Blackfoot, Idaho, brother of the groom, Nathan Monney of Portland, nephew of the groom, Daniel Gibson of Port Lavaca, brother of the bride, Korey Graham of San Antonio, cousin of the bride, and Wyatt Monney of Victoria, son of the groom. Cash Monney of Portland, nephew of the groom attended as ring bearer.Ushers were Leland Lange, brother in law of the bride, and Glen Marek and Joe Pena, friends of the couple.
Madyson Sebby, Layci Miska and Paige LeBlanc attended the ceremony as greeters. Kate Barvels, Paola Lauckhardt and Kristel Monney Shields attended as readers.
A reception was held following the ceremony at the Hafernick Center in Edna. The couple honeymooned in Honolulu & Kauai, Hawaii. The couple will reside in Victoria.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Industrial High School, a 2003 graduate of New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and a 2010 graduate of the University of Texas - Austin with a BA in English and Philosophy. She is employed by Fleaux Services of Louisiana as an account manager for South Texas.
The groom is a 1995 graduate of Victoria High School. He is employed by Formosa Plastics as an operator and a member of the Emergency Rescue Team.