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Eric Sorensen - Annabel Dumbrava
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Annabel Dumbrava of Seattle, Wash., and Eric Sorensen of Grass Valley were married Jan. 11 in Fountain Hills, Ariz. The ceremony was conducted by Pastors Darin Hufford and Lloyd Zeigler.

The bride is the daughter of Mark and Adriana Almquist of Vancouver, Wash. She graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in math, applied sciences and Spanish. She is a software engineer for Motorola.

The bridegroom is the son of Ken and Darlene Sorensen of Grass Valley. He graduated from Master’s Commission Bible College in 1998, and is currently studying for a teaching degree.

The bride wore a white strapless gown and carried a bouquet of cream colored roses.

The maid of honor was Carla Youngblut of Seattle.

The bridesmaids were Taj Cheroke, Molly Smith, Shannon Chappon and Laura Williams, all of Seattle; Nicole Clark of Spokane, Sherry Muscari of Phoenix and Ioana Sherman of Riverside.

The flower girl was the bride’s sister, Marie Almquist, age 10, of Vancouver.

The ring bearer was the couple’s nephew, Noah Poole, 4, of Riverside.

The best man was Tony Osimo of Pasadena.

The groomsmen were Danny Turiello of Grass Valley; and James Hutton and Travis Swartzentruber, both of Phoenix.

The ushers were Robert Ramos, Dan Brodeur and Justin Pogue, all of Phoenix; and Rob Chapman of San Diego.

Approximately 200 guests attended the ceremony and buffet reception at Sunridge Canyon Golf Club. A second reception will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christian Life Center in Grass Valley.

The guest book attendant was Irina Fleming.

The photographer was Heather Kadar Photography.

The couple honeymooned in Jamaica.

They live in Phoenix.

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