Nural Orgun and Garrett Booth

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Orgun Booth wedding

Nural Orgun and Garrett Booth and were married in a small ceremony witnessed by family and friends on September 8, 2012, at Blessed Sacrament Church in Seattle.

Nural, daughter of Munir and Audrey Orgun of Woodinville, graduated from Woodinville High School in 2000, the University of Washington in 2004 and recently earned her MBA from Seattle University.

Garrett, son of Tom and Vicki Jenkins of Bend, Oregon, grew up in Coos Bay, Oregon before moving to Seattle for college and graduated from the University of Washington in 2004.  

Currently he is working on his MBA at Seattle University.

The couple met at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where Garrett is a researcher and Nural is a financial analyst.

Emily Brocha to Ian Kowalczyk

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Wedding BrochaDon and Cynthia Brocha are pleased to announce the September 24, 2012 marriage of their daughter, Emily Brocha to Ian Kowalczyk, the son of Richard and Nancy Kowalczyk of Salem, Ore.

Ian is enlisted in the U.S. Navy and currently a personnel specialist onboard the USS Nimitz. He will transfer in May to San Antonio, Texas, to attend Corpsman A-School.

Emily is employed as a nanny and enrolled in undergraduate studies at Cascadia.

In August, the couple will transfer to Pearl Harbor, Oahu, where they will make their home for three years.

Schmoll - Badurik

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Wedding SchmollJune 9, 2012, was the perfect day for Nathan Schmoll and Erin Badurik to exchange their vows.

They were wed at Belle Chapel in Snohomish.

The bride was attended by four bridesmaids: sister-in-law Steph Sheraton, Faith Phelps of Idaho, maid of honor Carly Tuma of Illinois and Sarah Lacy of Connecticut.

The groomsmen were Ben Strickland,  best man; Paul Nebinger, Josh Lovern of Oregon and brother-in-law Matthew Sheraton.

Nathan and Erin honeymooned in Orlando, Fla., and live in Redmond.

Nathan is the son of Steve and Pam Schmoll of Woodinville.

He is a systems engineer in Kirkland.

Erin is an intern at the Kirkland campus of EastLake Community Church and an aspiring author.

Christina Tedeschi and Calvin Roorda

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Christina Tedeschi and Calvin Roorda

The wedding of Christina Grace Tedeschi of Red Lodge, Montana, and Calvin Wayne Roorda will take place Sunday, November, 18, 2012 in Duvall, Wash.

The reception will be  held at the Tualco Valley Grange, Monroe, Wash.

The bride’s parents are Harley and the late Carol Donnel. Her occupation is self-employed home cleaning.

She attended Lake Washington Technical College, Kirkland, Wash. with a major in computer application/web design in 2002.

The groom is from Ypsilanti, North Dakota. His parents are Vernon and Elizabeth Roorda. His occupation is farmer/rancher. He attended North Dakota State College of Science, Whapeton, North Dakota with a major in machining in 1997.

The couple will be making their new home In Ypsilanti, North Dakota. Couple’s website:

Merrill ~ Smith

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Wedding SmithThe beautiful beach at the Valentin Imperial Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, was the setting on May 27, 2012, when Ashley Elizabeth Merrill wed Sam Oaks Smith.

Maid of honor was Lauren Jackson and bridesmaids were Laura Cox, Kia du Nann, Chelsey Funis, Kayla Sleight and Kristy Smith.

Best man was Skeet Smith and groomsmen were Jonathan Merrill, Cole Mansfield, Tyler Peyton, Matt Schrimpt and Matt Stewart.

The bride is the daughter of Denise and Randy Rankin of Woodinville and Jeff Merrill of Kirkland.

She is a 2005 graduate of Woodinville High School and a 2009 graduate of Washington State University.  She received her masters degree in public health and nutrition from University of Texas Health Science Center.  Ashley is currently employed as a pediatric dietician at Texas Childrens’ Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

The groom is the son of Stacy and Saundra Smith of Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of Winston High School in Dallas and Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.

Sam is employed as a senior account executive for Pointsmith, a company started by his grandfather in 1947.

The couple were blessed by many friends and family who attended their destination wedding. After their honeymoon in Costa Rica, the couple settled into their new home in Houston.