Couples announcements July 13, 2016



Plasencia and Mendoza

Dianna Mendoza and Robby Plasencia of Battleground, were married in the Charter Oaks Community Church June 25. A blessing of the marriage and a reception will be at noon Aug. 6 at Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1106 Taylor St. in Sunnyside. The bride is the daughter of Debbie Mendoza of Sunnyside and Jesus Mendoza of Kennewick. The groom is the son of Rick and Susie Plasencia of Puyallup. Members of the wedding party included matron of honor Hannah Comerford, and maid of honor Leah Barkell. Bridesmaids were Kirsten McDaniel, Stephani Young, Christina Mooney and Allie Criswell. Alena Wolbert of the Netherlands was honorary bridesmaid and Ava Mendoza was flower girl. Rick Plasencia was best man and groomsmen were Brendan Steiger, Trevor Jastad, J.D. Wheeler, Andrew Accornero and Danny Mendoza. The bride is a 2007 Sunnyside High School graduate and a 2011 Pacific Lutheran University graduate. She is currently employed as a case manager for international foster care with the Catholic Community Services of Western Washington. Plasencia is a youth minister at Charter Oaks Community College in Battleground. He is a 2009 graduate of Gov. John Rogers High School in Puyallup and a 2015 Western Washington University graduate of Bellingham. The couple are at home in Battleground.