Jae Baelena Brown and William Patrick Jasper
Jae Baelena Brown and William Patrick Jasper were married in Homer on Aug. 5, 2015. They both graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, where they met. Jae grew up in Eugene, Ore. Her parents are Becky Brown and Daryl Brown of Oregon. William is a 2009 graduate of Homer High School. His parents are Barbara Veeck of Homer and Patrick Jasper of Oregon. Jae’s sister Jill Brown was the Maid of Honor, and William’s brother Matthew Jasper was the Best Man. They were married by longtime family friend William Morse. The Spit City Slickers played music for the wedding waltz and contra dances. Family and friends came from as far away as Saigon to attend the festivities. For the short term, Jae is working in Ashland, Ore., for the Boys and Girls Club, and William is working in Guam for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.