The bride is the daughter of Emil and Charlene Kloesel of Sweet Home. She is the granddaughter of Elizabeth Kloesel of Shiner and the late Emil Kloesel Sr. and the late Frank and Evelyn Lehnert of Yoakum.
The groom is the son of Jeff W. Brittain Jr. of Blanconia and Adele Karl of Woodsboro. He is the grandson of the late Roland and Margaret Karm and the late Jeff Sr. and Christine Brittain.
Brittney chose a slim A-line strapless gown of Demir stretch satin with a sweetheart neckline and corset closure. The dress was embellished with Swarovski crystals, with ruching along the bodice which asymmetrically plummeted below the waist, with the train pouring into a balloon hem.
The bride wore her mother’s bracelet and garter and carried a bouquet of pink peonies with pink gerbera daisies, white hydrangas, and pink calla lillies wrapped with a black ribbon. Tied to her bouquet were the wedding rings of both the groom and bride’s grandmothers.
Donna Zabransky served as maid of honor and Jennifer Rigamonti was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Adrianna Davis, Tonya Minar, Kayla Kloesel, and Stephanie Sullivan. They wore floor-length black satin dresses and carried bouquets of pink gerbera daises and white hydrangas tied with pink ribbon.
Darren Kloesel and Kevin Kloesel served as best men. Groomsmen included John Wagenfehr III, Mark Fehner, Robbie Blaschke and Todd Sullivan.
The groom wore a black tuxedo with a black shirt and vest and white satin necktie. The groomsmen and ushers wore black tuxedos with black shirts and baby pink colored vests and neckties.
Kara Clark, vocalist for the ceremony, sang “The Borning Cry” (Ylvisaker) during the processional. She was also accompanied by a string duo during her solo of “The Prayer” during the sand ceremony. “Ode to Joy” (Beethoven) and “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” (Bach) were performed by the string duo while the parents and bridal party were seated.
Ushers were Eddie Kloesel, Justin Kirby and Jason Minar.
Members of the house party were Jenna and Gayla Macha, Peggy Krejci, Debbie Brandt, Joyce Sternadel, Marlene Boone and Jeanette Kloesel.
A reception, dinner and dance immediately followed the ceremony. Jimmy Lynn’s catered the dinner and Kyle Kutcher was the DJ.
Lori Yoakum, cousin of the bride, and Jeff Miller kicked off the dance by leading the grand march.
The tables were covered with candles on white tablecloths accented with black and white runners centered with various sizes of vases of pink flowers.
The bride’s cake was a three-tier red velvet and Irish cream cake with white icing and black fondant accented with pink flowers and a monogram “B” as the cake topper. The groom had banana pudding, a family favorite.
Brittney graduating from Yoakum High School in 2003, and attended Blinn College and Texas State University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies in 2009.
She is employed by New Braunfels ISD as a first grade teacher. She also enjoys a part time job as a radio disc jockey
Kevin is a 1996 graduate of Woodsboro High School and is employed at 3D Welding & Industrial Supply in San Marcos as a salesman.
Following a trip to Costa Rica, the couple will reside at their home in New Braunfels.
The groom’s parents hosted the rehearsal dinner at the Old River City Cafe in New Braunfels on April 1.