Joshua Ward and Heather Cope were married Sept. 6, 2014, at Heston Hills with Judge Richard Stalbrink officiating.
Heather's parents are Charles and Katherine Cope of Michigan City and the late Brenda Cope Luwpas. She's a registered nurse at Porter Regional Hospital. She wore a satin mermaid gown with sweetheart bodice in soft ivory, a chapel length train and a birdcage veil.
Joshua's parents are Lois Ward of Michigan City and Bob Ward of Crown Point. He's a mechanical engineer at Sullivan-Palatek.
Bridesmaids were Christine Miller, Jenna Wendel, Erin Malwin and Amanda Burge. They wore navy, chiffon dresses, each having a unique neckline.
Groomsmen were Joshua Cope, Eric Gann, Kyle Gish and Patrick Kieszkowski.
Daniel Ward was an usher.
A reception for 150 people was held at Heston Hills.
The couple makes their home in La Porte.