Kelly Renae Kosub of Katy and Joshua Michael Blake of Sugar Land were
married at St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land at 2 p.m.
Saturday, January 19, 2013. Thomas W. “Tommy” Hopper officiated.
The bride is is the daughter of Stephen and Deborah Kosub of Hondo
and the granddaughter of Genevieve Aelvoet of Hondo and the late Julius
Aelvoet and Elmer and Doris Kosub of San Antonio.
She attended Hondo High School and Texas State in San Marcos, and is
employed at Academy Sports & Outdoors corporate headquarters.
Matron of honor was Ashley Malfitano of McKinney, a friend of the
bride; bridesmaids were Kendra Brown and Melanie Cloutier of Spring,
Kayla Oden of Houston, Erika Donatto of Mintern, CO, and Stephanie
Heilig of Katy, all friends of the bride.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
The groom is son of Bonni Blake of Sugar Land and Mike and Caron
Blake of Houston. He attended Elkins High School and is employed by the
U.S. House of Representatives.
Best Man was the groom’s brother, Matthew Blake of Sugar Land;
groomsman were the groom’s brother, Adam Blake of College Station, and
Brian Perez and Dave Tecson, both of Sugar Land, Chris Donatto of
Mintern, CO, and Marvin Booker of Alpharetta, GA, all friends of the
Ushers were Jonathan Franks, John Sanchez and Nick Lopez, friends of
The bride’s gown was Maggie Soterro’s Mona in ivory. She wore an
ivory veil trimmed with crystals and pearls. The bride and her mother
designed her bouquet using vintage brooches from the bride’s mother,
grandmothers, great-grandmother and great-great-aunt.
Her matron of honor wore a floor-length black satin dress and carried
bouquet of red silk roses. Her bridesmaids, in apple-red, satin
floor-length gowns, carried white silk rose bouquets.
The groom wore a black tuxedo with a white vest and tie. His
groomsmen and ushers were attired in black suits with red vests and
The reception was at Sugar Creek Country Club.
Following a honeymoon in Costa Rica, the couple made their home in
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