Wedding: Alberts, Deaton

November 15, 2011

Sarah Alberts and Christopher Deaton

Sarah Alberts, of Sammamish, and Christopher Deaton, of Bothell, were married Sept. 4, 2011, at Shilshole Bay Beach Club in Seattle.

The Rev. Jay Smith officiated.

The bride, daughter of Bruce and Debbie Alberts, of Sammamish, is a 2005 graduate of Skyline High School and a 2009 graduate of Gonzaga University.

Kari Alberts, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lauren Beckwith, Jen Cottrell, Megan Durkin and Kaitlyn Warter. Flower girls were Lucy and Keely O’Harra.

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Wedding: Stroh, Cassani

November 15, 2011

Laura Stroh and Christopher Cassani

Laura Stroh and Christopher Cassani were married Sept. 4, 2011, at St. Paul Parish in Cambridge, Mass.

A reception followed at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge.

The bride is the daughter of Rex and Lynne McCullough, of Issaquah, and Robert and Terry Stroh, of Lake Stevens.

Her maid of honor was Lindsey Chisholm and her bridesmaids were Laura Kingsbery, Rei Matsumoto, Kim Peters, Valerie Bowen and Alessandra McCoy.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Issaquah High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Boston University in 2007 and a master’s degree in security studies from Georgetown University in 2009. She is a research scientist at Milcord LLC in Waltham, Mass., working for the Department of Defense.

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Wedding: Stromgren, Dundon

October 25, 2011

Daniel Dundon and Holly Stromgren

Holly Stromgren, of Sammamish, and Daniel Dundon, of Lexington, Ky., were married July 24, 2011, at the base of Mount Si at Bybee Blueberry Farm, North Bend.

The Rev. Tyler Easley officiated.

A reception followed at the same location.

The couple honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico.

The bride is the daughter of KC and Jan Stromgren, of Sammamish. Her maids of honor were sisters Kayleigh and Natalie Stromgren, and the bridesmaids were Michelle Bohner, Abby Dundon, Alison Tinsley and Brittany Stevenson.

Holly, a 2007 graduate of Skyline High School, earned a Bachelor of Arts in health promotion from Morehead State University in 2011. She is on the clinical laboratory technical staff at Kentucky Laboratory Services.

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Peet, Patterson

September 6, 2011

Kyle Patterson and Sharon Peet

Sharon Peet, of Issaquah, and Kyle Patterson, of Duvall, were married Aug. 5, 2011, at Willows Lodge in Woodinville.

Martin Redman officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Shirley Fritts and Warren Peet, of Issaquah. Her maid of honor was Cassie Irwin; her bridal attendants were Brittney Thurlow and Courtney Rutherford.

Sharon is a 2007 graduate of Skyline High School. She works as a pre-school teacher at Bright Horizons in Issaquah.

The groom is the son of Debbi and Gordy Patterson, of Duvall. His best man was Cory Patterson; his groomsmen were Evan Brumfield and Mike Peet. The ring bearer was Matthew Fritts.

Kyle was home schooled. He works for the city of Issaquah Public Works Operations department. He is also a volunteer firefighter with the Duvall Fire Department.

Strand, Beckwith

August 30, 2011

Lauren Strand, of Sammamish, and Patrick Beckwith, of Spanaway, were married July 16, 2011, at the Family Residence in Grapeview.

Lauren Strand and Patrick Beckwith

Grandfather Wayne Beckwith officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Kurt and Carla Strand, of Sammamish. Her maid of honor was Sarah Alberts. Bridesmaids were Casey Aydel, Claire Defouw and Katie Beckwith; junior attendant was Mariah Beckwith.

A 2005 graduate of Skyline High School, Lauren earned a degree in physiology in 2009 and is working on a master’s degree in teaching at the University of Washington, Tacoma.

The groom is the son of Forrest and Donna Beckwith, of Issaquah. His best man was Forrest Scott Beckwith II. His groomsmen were Austin Strand, Sean Lambrecht and Teddy Beckwith.

Patrick is a 2003 graduate of Skyline High School. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., in 2008. He is a captain at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

The newlyweds climbed Mount Rainier with a family group. Their real honeymoon will be when Patrick returns from deployment.

Koski, Lyle

August 9, 2011

Candace Marie Koski and Christopher Mark Lyle, both of Issaquah, were married July 29, 2011, at The Hall at Fauntleroy — West Seattle.

Candace Koski and Christopher Lyle

Mysty Gerard officiated. A reception followed at The Hall at Fauntleroy.

The newlyweds honeymooned at Poipu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii.

The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Cathy Koski, of Issaquah. Her bridal attendants were Samantha Richert (bridesmaid), Courtney Koski (sister), Kelsey Koski (sister), Kim Servoss and Elspeth Stockdale.

Marie is a 2006 graduate of Issaquah High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in business in 2010 from Western Washington University. She is a guest experience executive team leader for Target Corp.

The groom is the son of Mark and Marsha Lyle, of North Bend. His groomsmen were Jorge Cerda (best man), Nick Kirschner, Mike Kuntz, David Reasoner and Sean Nix.

Christopher is a 2003 graduate of Mount Si High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and anthropology in 2007 from Redland College (California). He works as a card services supervisor at Costco Wholesale.

Upchurch, Ritchmond

August 2, 2011

Christina Upchurch, of Sammamish, and Brad Ritchmond, of Seattle, were married on July 16, 2011, at the Warrior Dash in North Bend. The bride’s stepfather John Sanders officiated.

Brad Ritchmond and Christina Upchurch

A reception followed at the grandparents’ home of Del and Dolores Luse, in Issaquah.

The bride, the daughter of John and Dawn Sanders, of Kirkland, and Craig and Barb Upchurch, of Easton, is a 2001 graduate of Eastlake High School. Her attendants were all of the Warrior Dash participants. She is a 2008 graduate of the Brian Utting School of Massage. She works at Lifestyle Chiropractic, in Green Lake.

The groom, the son of Don and Diana Ritchmond, of St. Paul, Minn., is a 1991 graduate of Centennial, in Circle Pines, Minn. His groomsmen were all the participants of the Warrior Dash. He earned a degree in biology from the University of Minnesota and a degree in marine biology from the University of Washington in 1999. He owns Artisan Aquariums.

The couple honeymooned in Bali.

Fulton, Jansen

August 2, 2011

Karl Jansen and Corinne Fulton

Corinne Fulton and Karl Jansen, both of Ann Arbor, Mich., were married on June 25, 2011, at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor.

The bride, the daughter of Kevin and Terry Fulton, of Sammamish, is a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan. She is an elementary school teacher.

The groom, the son of Norman and Krystal Jansen, of Portage, Mich., graduated in 2009 with a degree in civil engineering from the University of Michigan.

Takata, Bean

July 19, 2011

Kaylin Takata and Mac Bean

Kaylin Takata, of Newcastle, and Mac Bean, of Issaquah, were married April 22, 2011, at the Seattle Latter-day Saints temple. A reception followed at The Golf Club at Newcastle.

The bride, the daughter of Tami and Andy Takata, of Banning, Calif., was attended by Kimberlee Takata, Cortney Teeples, Carley Tall, Maggie Bean and Gen Lynch.

Kaylin is a 2007 graduate of Liberty High School, and earned a degree in bioengineering in 2011 from the University of Washington.

The groom, the son of Greg and Jean Bean, of Issaquah, was joined by groomsmen Kenny Takata, Jason Teeples, James Tall, Keith Gaffin, Erik Nilson and Aaron Thompson.

Mac, a 2007 graduate of Liberty High School, is attending Brigham Young University — Idaho.

Korenek, Looney

June 28, 2011

Sarah Korenek, of Issaquah, and Blake Looney, of Gig Harbor, were married June 11, 2011, at a family member’s property in Auburn.

Sarah Korenek and Blake Looney

The bride is the daughter of Debbie Korenek, of Renton, and Lori and Ron Korenek, both from Vashon.

Her bridesmaids were Emily Korenek and Jessica Holt. Sarah is a 2001 graduate of Liberty High School and has one child, Rory.

The groom is the son of Jamalee Sanders and Mick Looney, both of Gig Harbor.

His groomsmen were Josh Jacobsen and Mick Looney. Blake is a 2004 graduate of Peninsula High School and has two children — Cooper and Nickolas.

The couple also have a son of their own, Brock, 1.

The newlyweds honeymooned at Seaside, Ore.

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