Denise Ann Dunckel and Paul Leander Morse were married June 9 in New Orleans. Donald Frampton, a Presbyterian minister, officiated at the New Orleans Museum of Art Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
Mrs. Morse, 53, is a deputy commissioner of insurance with the Louisiana Department of Insurance in Baton Rouge, La. She graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Tex.
She is the daughter of the late Priscilla L. Dunckel and the late D. Creig Dunckel, who lived in Dallas. The bride’s father was an audiologist who served as an executive with Oticon USA, a hearing aid manufacturer. He also owned Dallas Audiological Services, a medical practice in Dallas that specializes in hearing health care. The bride’s mother, a lawyer, was a partner in Baker Botts, a law firm in Dallas, and the head of the trademark practice.
The groom, also 53, is a professional photographer and owner of a photography business, bearing his name, in New Orleans. He graduated from California State University Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif.