Dawn Pfutzenreuter of Rescue and Matthew Welch of El Dorado Hills were married at Wedgewood at Sequoia in Placerville on May 16.
The couple met in kindergarten at Green Valley Elementary School in Rescue. The families became close friends thanks to the moms becoming best friends. After being in school together for many years Matthew went away for college and graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The couple started dating and became engaged a little over a year later.
The Placerville wedding site was chosen to be close to family and friends. They are currently living in Silverdale, Wash. due to job obligations but will be returning to California this winter.
The bride, daughter of Todd and Karri Pfutzenreuter of Rescue, is a registered dental assistant and nanny.
The groom, son of Gregg and Tami Welch of El Dorado Hills, is a field engineer for Skanska USA Civil.
Pastor Larry Condit officiated at the ceremony.
The bride was given in marriage by her father Todd Pfutzenreuter.
The maid of honor was the bride’s younger sister Danae Pfutzenreuter of San Diego.
Bridesmaids were: Shanna Welch, sister of the groom and friend, Fair Oaks; Jaimee Ocampo, friend from junior high, Cameron Park; and Marissa Crespillo, elementary school friend, Sacramento.
Best Man was a friend from college Bryan Laubach of Long Beach.
Groomsmen were: Kelly Keefe, friend from college, Fallbrook; Bryan Zachariason, friend from high school, Cameron Park; and Steve Iddings, friend from high school, Cameron Park.
The flower girl was the bride’s cousin Aubrey Slay of Roseville.
The ring bearer was Jordon Crespillo, Marissa Crespillo’s son, Sacramento.
The couple traveled to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, for their honeymoon.