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Bridal shower compliments future bride


									PAGE 4C                                                                                           Laredo Morning Times                                                                            Sunday, August 2, 1998

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Bridal shower compliments future bride
  Blanca Rodriguez, future            with various bridal games
bride of Danny Velasquez,             and gifts were presented to
was honored with a compli-            each winner.
mentary bridal shower June              Attending were Emma I.
18 at the Sirloin Stockade.           Velasquez, future groom’s
  Hostesses included her              mother; Theresa Morales,
fiancé’s   sisters,    Laura,         honoree’s             mother;
Adriana, Olivia, Darlinda,            Guadalupe Inclan, groom-to-
Mary Ann, Cris and Cheli              be’s grandmother; Antonia
Velasquez.                            Morales        and      Alicia
  Blanca welcomed guests in           Rodriguez,         bride-elect
a Safari silk knee length             grandmothers;           Josie
dress. She wore a corsage of          Mendiola; Sara Palacios;
spring flowers.                       Magdalena Morales; Grizel
  Guests were treated to a            Morales; Erika Rodriguez;
buffet dinner. A rectangular          Irma Laurel; Delia Alvarado;
cake of butter cream, deco-           Genoveva Velasquez; Nelia
rated with ivory and gold             Sciaraffa; Rosa Verino and
hearts was serve for dessert.         daughters; Laura Rodriguez;
  Delicate bows of white              Ysela     Cisneros;    Imelda
organza with a sparkle of             Santos; Ninfa Benavides;
gold centered with a set of           Priscilla Velasquez; Vanessa
                                                                                                                                       Times courtesy photo
wedding rings and a small             Velasquez; Yvonne Leija;
                                                                            BRIDAL HONOREE: Blanca Rodriguez, bride-elect, standing,
bouquet of flowers were               Mirta Flores; Mary and Mary
                                                                            was honored with a bridal shower June 18 at the Sirloin Stockade.
given as favors.                      Lou Inocencio and Isa                 She is with her fiancé’s mother, Emma I. Velasquez, left and
  Guests were entertained             Velasquez.                            Theresa Morales, mother.

                                                                                                                                                              Mrs. JOHNNY KEANE SUTTON

                                                                                                                                      Times courtesy photo     Jennifer Elizabeth Hughes and Johnny Keane Sutton were
                                                                                                                      FETED: Bride-elect       Blanca         married on Saturday, July 18, at 8 p.m. in the courtyard of the
                                                                                                                      Rodriguez, seated center, is            Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin.
                                                                                                                      joined by her future sisters-in-         The Catholic ceremony was officiated by Rev. Father Walter
                                                                                                                      law at a bridal luncheon in her         Montondon.
                                                                                                                      honor June 18 at the Sirloin             The bride carried a rosary belonging to her mother.
                                                                                                                      Stockade. Seated, front from             The couple was given in marriage by their families.
                                                                                                                      left, are Adriana Velasquez and          A reception and dance followed the ceremony.
                                                                                                                      Mary Ann Velasquez. Standing             On the evening before the wedding, the groom’s parents host-
                                                                                                                      are Cris Velasquez, Darlinda            ed a rehearsal dinner at The Shoreline on Lake Austin.
                                                                                                                      Velasquez, Laura Velasquez,              The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Janice Fitzgibbon Hughes
                                                                                                                      Olivia Velasquez and Cheli              and Dr. Thomas Edward Hughes Jr. of Austin. She is the grand-
                                                                                                                      Velasquez.                              daughter of John Fitzgibbon and the late Betty Fitzgibbon of
                                                                                                                                                              Laredo, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Hughes of Erie,
                                                                                                                                                              Penn. She is the sister of Trey Hughes of Laredo.
                                                                                                                                                               The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. William C. Sutton of
                                                                                                                                                              Houston. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Johnny
                                                                                                                                                              Keane, also of Houston.
                                                                                                                                                               The maid of honor was Tracy Leigh Epstein. Bridesmaids were
                                                                                                                                                              Tina Kotrla, Cate Latting, Hollyana Anderson Melear, Shannon
                                                                                                                             For any                          Morse and Bonnie Reese.
                                                                                                                                                               The best man was Kelly Sutton, brother of the groom.
                                                                                                                                                              Groomsmen were Frank Bryan, Ted Erck, John Heyne, Vance
                                                                                                                                                              McMahan and Bill Moore. Ushers were Mark Sutton, Steve
                                                                                                                       social event                           Baldassano, Trey Hughes and Steve Koebele.
                                                                                                                                                               The soloist was Denise Kotrla and the readings were by Tiffany
                                                                                                                                                              Mahaffee and Don Willett.
                                                                                                                                                               The ringbearer was Tommy Hughes.
                                                                                                                               call at                         Jennifer is a graduate of Saint Andrews Episcopal School and
                                                                                                                                                              a graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School. She represented
                                                                                                                                                              the city of Austin and was presented by the Society of Martha
                                                                                                                                                              Washington at the George Washington Birthday Celebration in
                                                                                                                           728-2567                           Laredo. She studied in Ireland and England and graduated Cum
                                                                                                                                                              Laude from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where she was
                                                                                                                                                              founder and president of the chartered organization WISE
                                                                                                                                                              (Womens Issues-Support and Education). She is a graduate of
                                                                                                                                                              The University of Texas School of Law and is employed by The
                                                                                                                                                              Texas Senate Finance committee.
                                                                                                                                                               Johnny is a graduate of the Kinkaid School in Houston. He is a
                                                                                                                                                              graduate of The University of Texas at Austin where he was
                                                                                                                                                              president of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He was a member of
                                                                                                                                                              the 1983 University of Texas National Championship Baseball
                                                                                                                                                              Team and was voted Most Valuable Player of the NCAA Central
                                                                                                                                                              Regional Tournament. He is a graduate of the University of
                                                                                                                                                              Texas School of Law. Johnny was a prosecutor with the Harris
                                                                                                                                                              County District Attorney’s Office for eight years prior to moving
                                                                                                                                                              to Austin to serve as the Criminal Justice Policy Director for
                                                                                                                                                              Governor Bush.
                                                                                                                                                               Following a honeymoon to the Virgin Islands, the couple will
                                                                                                                                                              reside in Austin.

                                                                                               Times courtesy photo
NEWLYWEDS: Juan and Jamie Rodriguez, center, were married June 6 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church.
A reception followed at the Holiday Inn Civic Center. Sharing the celebration, from left, are Sergio Cantu III,
bride’s brother, and Veronica Gonzalez.
                                                                                                                       MRS. VICTOR M.

                                                                                                                         Julieta Figueroa and Victor M.
                                                                                                                       Vicharelli were united in holy
                                                                                                                       matrimony July 11, in a double-
                                                                                                                       ring     ceremony      at   Holy
                                                                                                                       Redeemer Catholic Church.
                                                                                                                         A reception followed at the
                                                                                                                       Mirage I.
                                                                                                                         The bride is the daughter of
                                                                                                                       Julieta L. Figueroa and Carlos
                                                                                                                       M. Figueroa. Her father gave
                                                                                                                       the bride in marriage.
                                                                                                                         The groom is the son of Victor
                                                                                                                       E. Vicharelli and Maria Esther
                                                                                                                         Maid of honor was Adriana J.
                                                                                                                         Bridesmaids were Patricia
                                                                                                                       Lopez, Adriana Lopez and
                                                                                                                       Aurorita Lopez, and Alex
                                                                                                                       Alarcon. Flower girl was Aurora
                                                                                                                         Best man was Enrique
                                                                                                                       Coronado III.
                                                                                                                         Groomsman was Jacob Hill.
                                                                                                                         Other attendants were arras,
                                                                                                                       Adriana J. Esparza and Pablo
                                                                                                                       Esparza; lazo, Irma Y. Valdez
                                                                                                                       and Rodolfo Valdez; cojines,
                                                                                                                       Maria Esther Vicharelli and Aldo
                                                                                                                       Vicharelli; anillos, Virginia
                                                                                                                       Vicharelli     and     Marcelino
                                                                                               Times courtesy photo    Gomez.
15TH BIRTHDAY HONOREE: Denise Cantu, center, is joined by her parents, Blanca and Sergio Cantu, at the                   After a honeymoon trip to
quinceanera reception at the Holiday Inn July 4. She received her blessing at Christ the King Catholic Church.         Nassau, The Bahamas, the cou-
Denise was escorted by Mark Cardenas. Denise is the granddaughter of Gilberto Zardenetta.                              ple are now at home in Laredo.

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