The couple will exchange vows on Friday, January 25, 2013 at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Rayne. Father Kendal Faulk will officiate the 7 p.m. ceremony.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jeanne Privat Gossen and the late Mr. Robert Anthony Gossen Sr., and Mrs. Peggy Gossen and the late Mr. George Bradford Ware Sr., all of Rayne.
Eleanor graduated from Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish before obtaining a bachelor’s degree in interior design from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is currently employed at Elle Design & Decor in Lafayette.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. D.M. Parden of DeRidder, and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Joseph Simon of Kaplan.
Wesley is a graduate of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is presently self-employed as a rice farmer.
Following their wedding, the couple will reside in Rayne.