Kacie Bass, Donovan Kypke wed
The bride and groom are both former residents of Port Aransas who now reside in Carrizo Springs.
The bride is the daughter of Carolyn and Kelly E. Bass of Goliad, formerly of Port Aransas. She is the granddaughter of Billie Pat and Bob Bass of San Antonio and Lorine B. Skaer of Loveland, Colo.
The groom’s parents are Donna and Thaxton Springfi eld Kypke of Port Aransas. His grandparents are Betty and Jay Mengle of Corpus Christi and the late Joe Hybner, and the late Rev. Rodman Kypke and the late Ann Kypke.
The Rev. John Turnage of First Baptist Church of Loveland, Colo., performed the double-ring ceremony in the garden before Celebration Hall .
Th e bride wore a strapless ivory gown of re-embroidered lace with a silk taffeta draped midriff and silk taffeta rolled flowers at the hem and back. She wore a fingertip veil of ivory taffeta edged in satin. Her wedding emsemble was completed with a single-strand pearl necklace, pearl earrings and a multi-strand pearl bracelet.
The bride’s wildflower-look bouquet was made of orange and fuchsia ranunculas, purple anemonies, purple stock, orange calendula, fuschia carnations with purple and white veronica.
Her father, who with her mother gave her in marriage, escorted the bride to the altar.
Matron of honor was Molly Adcock of Shawnee, Okla., a childhood friend of the bride. Maid of honor was Cherilyn Horner of Austin, friend of the bride and a former Port Aransas resident.
Bridesmaids were Brittany Fiedler of Edinburg, formerly of Port Aransas; Marie Bean of Canadian, Cassidy Allen of Corpus Christi, Megan Nitcholas and Jordan Gardner, both of Cedar Park.
Flower girls were Nicole Adcock of Shawnee, Okla., daughter of Molly and Jon- Mark Adcock; and Maci Morgan of Katy, second cousin of the groom and the daughter of Cari and Blake Morgan.
Ringer bearer was Gunnar Bass of McAllen, nephew of the bride and the son of Melissa and Coby Bass.
The bride’s attendants wore bright purple dupioni silk kneelength dresses of varying styles and carried rounded nosegays of orange, fuchsia, purple and yellow ranunculas with fuchsia carnations and deep purple hydrangeas.
Garrett Kypke of Port Aransas served as his brother’s best man.
Groomsmen were Wes Malek of New Braunfels, Matthew Richter of Galveston, Joseph Webb of San Antonio, Blake Bartlett of Austin, Corbin Bass, brother of the bride, of Port Aransas, and Sawyer Wright of Junction. Usher was Troy French of New Braunfels.
The groom and groomsmen wore chocolate brown tuxedos with champagne vests. The groom wore a champagne paisley tie and the groomsmen’s ties were purple.
The groomsmen wore boutonnieres of fuchsia carnations and seeded eucalyptus while the groom wore a calendula and purple waxflower boutonniere.
Soloist/guitarist was Ian Henkel of Austin, formerly of Port Aransas.
A reception followed the ceremony on the grounds at the Big Red Barn. The dinner was catered by The Salt Lick Bar-B-Que, a favorite of the couple’s during their college years at Texas State University in San Marcos. The barbecue sauce was made by the bride and her mother from a recipe developed over many years by the bride’s maternal grandmother.
The bride’s three-tier cake was iced in ivory and accented with a cascade of confection flowers in red and purple. The groom’s cake was a chocolate cake in the shape of Texas that featured his favorite interests: fishing, quail hunting and wildlife management.
Guests made s’mores around a fire pit near the barn, a nod to the bride’s favorite camping and fireside pastime.
Music was by Clint Taft and the Buckwild Band of San Antonio.
The bride graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Texas State University. She earned a Masters degree in elementary education at TSU in 2009. She is a teacher.
The groom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from TSU in 2007, and an Associate of Applied Science degree in wildlife management at Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde.
He is a ranch and wildlife manager for the South Spur Ranch near Carrizo Springs.
After a wedding trip to Ambergris Caye, Belize, the couple will be at home in Carrizo Springs.