Miscellaneous shower honors Blanche LaCombe
A miscellaneous bridal shower honoring Blanche LaCombe, bride-elect of Gabe Hensgens of Broussard, was held on April 18, 2009 at the G & H Kitchen in Crowley.
The bride-to-be is the daughter
of Doug and Lynette LaCombe of Iota. Her paternal grandparents are John and Gwen LaCombe of Iota and her maternal grandparents are Norma Thevis of Crowley and the late James Thevis, Sr.
Blanche is a 2004 graduate of Iota High School and a 2008 graduate of Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge. She is currently enrolled as a medical student at Louisiana State University at Shreveport.
The groom-elect is the son of Skeeter and Melanie Hensgens of Gueydan. His paternal grandparents are Doris Hensgens and the late Nick Hensgens and his maternal grandparents are Mary Trahan and the late Glady Trahan, all of Crowley.
Gabe is a 2001 graduate of Notre Dame High School and a 2005 graduate of Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge. He is currently employed as an engineer for Halliburton.
For the event, the bride-to-be chose a pale yellow silk linen dress with crochet accents around the neckline.
Mother of the bride wore a linen capri set with a matching jacket, while the mother of the prospective groom was attired in a denim pantsuit.
Guests were served an array of finger foods and desserts. Approximately 100 guests attended the social from various points of Louisiana and Texas.
Hosting the shower was the bridal party and family and friends of the engaged couple.
Blanche and Gabe will be married during a 7 p.m. ceremony on Friday, June 19, 2009 at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings.