Ruiz & Betancourth
[caption id="attachment_3600" align="alignleft" width="560" caption="Ruiz & Betancourth"][/caption] PHOTOS BY MEMORY MONTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY TRADITION IS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT in both Maria and Abdias’ families. After asking Maria’s father for her hand in marriage, Abdias proposed to her in front of both families at a baptism. “The proposal was very special to us,” says Maria. The couple was introduced to each other by family too — in a meeting arranged by their mothers while Abdias, a Marine, was home from his second tour of duty in Iraq. “My favorite memory,” says Maria of their wedding day, “was walking down the aisle with my father ...
Napolitano & Crawford
[caption id="attachment_3750" align="alignleft" width="560" caption="Napolitano & Crawford"][/caption] PHOTOS BY MELISSA MICHELLE REFLECTIONS SELAH’S JACQUELYN NAPOLITANO AND CHAD CRAWFORD had a wedding made memorable by the details. One of Jacquelyn’s most treasured memories is when she was presented with a hand-made handkerchief that is a Crawford family heirloom. “Chad’s Aunt Mollie and great Aunt Marilyn presented me with the handkerchief that had been carried down the aisle by every woman in the family since Chad’s great Grandma Fern,” says Jacquelyn. “She made the hanky in the second grade and carried it when she graduated and when she was married.” Jacquelyn and Chad were the 19th ...
Berg & St. Hilaire
[caption id="attachment_3581" align="alignleft" width="560" caption="Brianna Berg & Christian St. Hilaire"][/caption] PHOTOS BY O'MALLEY PHOTOGRAPHERS “Our wedding was a great chance for me to see if my passion for events could come to life,” says Brianna of her June 16 wedding to Christian. Although the couple was engaged just short of three months after their first date, they made sure to take much more time to plan what she calls their “dream wedding.” The wedding took place on the day of Christian’s grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary. “We could not think of a better day to start off our new marriage and hopefully follow ...
By Scott Klepach, Jr. Love and Marriage? These two terms have often been mutually exclusive for a good part of human history. Marriage and weddings have evolved over the course of time, and it seems that 21st-century trends are coming and going at lightning speed. Looking back on some of those major changes is quite [...]Fisher & Bolt
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL FISK PHOTOGRAPHY For some, there will always be Paris. Even if it’s the Paris hotel in Las Vegas. That’s where Mike proposed to Ashley. “He surprised me while I was on a furniture buying trip for my parents’ furniture store,” says Ashley, referring to The Village Shoppe in Yakima. “I was totally [...]Click here for more wedding stories
Larry and Lola Worden of Yakima are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Larry Worden and Lola Frazier were married at the First Presbyterian Church, Yakima on June 23, 1973. The couple is planning a trip to Europe this fall. There will be an open house at their home, 300 Coyote Creek Road, on Sunday, June [...]Lizotte – 25 years
Larry R. Lizotte and the former Reta D. Beauchene were married in a garden ceremony on June 18, 1988. They had their wedding blessed by Neil R. Meany, S.J. in August of 1995. The couple have eight children, Debbie and Ron Gregson of Selah, Steven Lizotte of Montana, Todd & Michelle Beauchene of Yakima, David [...]O’Connor – 40 years
Dr. Tim and Kathleen O’Connor are celebrating 40 years of marriage. Tim and Kathleen were married June 9, 1973 in Seattle, Washington. Dr. O’Connor works part time for O’Connor Family Dental . Kathleen is retired from teaching in West Valley. The couple’s children and their spouses are Dr. Nathan O’Connor and Nicole, Shannon Shimabukuro (O’Connor) [...]Worden – 65 years
Rollo and Ann Worden of Yakima are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Rollo Worden and Ann McCafferty were married on June 13, 1948 in Yakima. They owned and operated The Mushroom Cake & Craft Store in Yakima for 28 years. The couple has two children, Linda (Steve) Roomsburg of Yakima, and Larry (Lola) Worden of [...]Click here to submit your announcement