Wedding: Elmquist, Ruiz
April 17, 2012
Katie Elmquist and Freddy Ruiz, both of Issaquah, were married April 7, 2012, at Pickering Barn, in Issaquah. The Rev. Ed Pohlreich officiated.
A reception followed, also in Pickering Barn.
The couple honeymooned at Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
The bride is the daughter of Don and Joan Elmquist, of Issaquah. Her bridal attendants were Liz Elmquist, Brenna McGinnis, Janelle Gallagher, Amy Doerschel and Joslynn Ruiz.
Katie is a 2003 graduate of Liberty High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Washington State University in 2010. She works as an operating room nurse at Harborview Medical Center.
The groom is the son of Alfredo and Hortencia Ruiz, of Walla Walla. His groomsmen were Kurtis Grindrod, Miguel Menchaca, Eric Martinez and Dillon Reese.
Freddy is a 2000 graduate of McLoughlin High School in Milton-Freewater, Ore. He is a corrections officer for the Washington State Department of Corrections and is enrolled at Bellevue College.