The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jeanne Privat Gossen of Rayne, the late Robert Anthony Gossen, Sr., Peggy Gossen of Rayne and the late George Bradford Ware, Sr.
She is a 2004 graduate of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish in Crowley, 2010 graduate of The University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a bachelor of interior design degree, and is currently employed in Lafayette by Elle Design and Decor.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. D.M. Parden of DeRidder, and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Joseph Simon of Kaplan.
He is a 2002 graduate of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish in Crowley, attained a bachelor of science degree in business administration in 2006 from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and is self-employed as a rice farmer.
The couple will be married on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, during a seven o’clock evening Nuptial Mass at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Rayne, followed by a reception planned at The Warehouse Events Center in Rayne.
Following their wedding, the couple will reside in Rayne.