Gabrielle Marie Branch and Jacob Andrew Rape, both of Houston, Texas, announce their engagement.

Ms. Branch is the daughter of Dannel Branch of Houston, Texas, and Joseph Stubblefield of Cleveland, Ohio. She is a student at the University of Houston Downtown. She works as a visual merchandiser.

Mr. Rape is the son of Lindsy Warren of Greenwood and Marc Rape of Columbus. He is a 2007 graduate of Columbus North High School and a 2011 graduate of Purdue University. He is employed as a project manager.

The wedding will be at 3:30 p.m. April 1 at Treebeards on Market Square in Houston, Texas.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5633.