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Marta Thomason and Paul Barnes were married Aug. 24 in a lakeview ceremony at Lake of the Pines. The minister was Marie Altman of Chico.

The bride is originally from Uruguay, but lived for 18 years with her late husband in California. She worked for Tri-Continent Scientific, Inc. in Grass Valley for 18 years.

The groom is originally from Kansas. He has lived in California for many years and in Rocklin for three years.

At the wedding and reception, three-fourths of the 130 guests and the bride and groom communicated in American Sign Language. The groom’s nephew, Kimball Dreiling of Modesto, interpreted the vows in sign language.

The bride was escorted by her friend Philip Frank of Lake of the Pines. John Francis was best man. The groomsmen were Ed Sugg and Scott Leftridge.

The matron of honor was Gail Dreiling. The bridesmaids were Leoa Dillon and Zulma Foglia, the bride’s daughter.

The bride’s granddaughter, Celena Foglia, 6, was ring bearer.

Music was provided by Mark and Patty Leftridge, accompanied by their grandson Scott on guitar.

The photographer was Picture Perfect of Auburn.

The Barneses returned from a Hawaiian honeymoon to make their home in Lake of the Pines.

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