Zaruba - Knepp

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Ashley Zaruba and Jacob Billings Knepp were married April 24, 2010, at Lafayette Methodist Church in St. Louis. James Green performed the ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Brad and Marilyn Zaruba of Cape Girardeau, and Bill and Rhonda Knepp of Jackson.

Matron of honor was Chelsea Vocano and maid of honor was Aubrey Zaruba, sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kaylen Knepp, sister of the groom; Erika Eaton, Julie Underwood, Allie Israelson and Merritt Gerlach.

Dean Richardson was best man. Groomsmen were the groom's father; Calen Wills, Aaron Bornstein, Devon Edmonds, Grant Hengst and Kyle Smith. Ushers were Jordan and Zach Zaruba, brothers of the bride.

Flower girl was Karlee Vocano, daughter of Jeff and Chelsea Vocano and niece of the bride.

The reception was held at Tapawingo Golf Club.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner April 23 at Square One Brewery.

Mrs. Knepp is a 2004 graduate of Central High School. She received a bachelor of nursing degree from University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2009. She is a nurse in NICU at Children's Hospital in St. Louis.

The groom is a 2004 graduate of Central High School. He received a doctorate degree in pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 2010. He is a pharmacist with Target in St. Louis.

After a wedding trip to Cozumel, Mexico, and a southern Caribbean cruise, the couple is residing in St. Louis.