Wedding 7-12-15

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Gina Schultz and Mario Velasquez were married on May 23, 2015, in a small ceremony surrounded by close family and friends.
Gina is the daughter of Bea Leyba, of Santa Fe. Mario is the son of Kathi Spencer-Velasquez, of Albuquerque and Joseph Velasquez, also of Albuquerque.
The maid of honor was Gina’s cousin, Christie Lopez, of Pueblo, Colorado. The best man was Mario’s longtime friend Rick Lambert, of Taos.
The bridesmaids were Mario’s sister Angelina Velasquez, of Albuquerque and Gina’s longtime friend Anna Wirtel, of Santa Fe.
The groomsmen were Mario’s father Joseph and Mario and Gina’s longtime friend, Larry Bishop, of Santa Fe.
The couple was wed by Bob Pennington in the backyard the bride‘s childhood home. The bride was escorted down the aisle by Bea Leyba and Kathi Spencer-Velasquez.
Special thanks to Chris Valdez from Chris’ Café for catering such delicious food and to Vitaly Pospelov for providing the music. The bride and groom exchanged rings that belonged to the bride’s grandparents, Josephine and Jesus Lopez.
Gina is currently the community editor at the Los Alamos Monitor and Mario works in construction. The couple currently resides in Santa Fe and are expecting a baby boy in the fall.