Adams - Bowder
Ashley Adams, daughter of Stephanie Collins of Texas and Mark and Cindy Adams of Lebanon, and Kevin Bowder, son of Sheri and Brad Bowder of Salem, were married Dec. 14, 2007, at Green Villa Barn in Independence with Paul Lopez officiating.
The maid of honor was Conni Neustel. The bridesmaids were Timisha Flesher, Caylan Wagar, Nicole Suderman, Danielle Jordan, Stefanie Pepperling, Kristin Bowder and Amber Traver. The flower girls were Maddie and Olivia Bowder.
The best man was Garrett Vanhess. The groomsmen were Wendel Hayes, Matt Motavec, Cameron Curtis, Tim Evje, Rob Sicora-Forney and Jordan Cops. The greeters were John Jaskilka, Betsy Fox, and Allysse and Amber Adams.
Ashley graduated from Lebanon High School in 2003 and Clackamas Community College in 2005, and will graduate from Corban College in May. She is a full-time student.
Kevin graduated from Sprague High School in 2003. He attended Biola University in California for 21/2 years and graduated from Corban College with a degree in Biblical studies in 2007. He is a mid-high youth pastor at Salem Evangelical Church.
After taking a Caribbean cruise for their honeymoon, the couple resides in Salem.
Claro - Butler
Christine Claro, daughter of Lynda and Dennis Claro of Albany, and Dustin Butler, son of Dawn and Clark Butler of Gilbert, Ariz., were married Oct. 20, 2007, at the Circle Bar Ranch in Fountain Hills, Ariz., with the reception immediately following. The Bishop Dale Siler officiated.
The maids of honor were Michele Edminster and Whitney Marshall. The bridesmaids were Kate Anderson, Halsey Faulstick, Lynnae Keltner and Lisa Licklider. The junior bridesmaids were Tiffany Butler, Calla Butler and Olivia Osborn. The flower girl was Madison Butler.
The best man was Mike Butler, and the groomsmen were Eric Desai, Judson Graham, Mike Kaczowka, Mike Konefal, Matt McKeever, Matt Petersen and Scott Sillari. The junior groomsmen were Jank Lantis, Harrison, Owen and Ryan Osborn. The ushers were Nicholas and Jonathan Claro.
Christine graduated from West Albany High School in 2000 and the University of Arizona with a bachelor's degree in business and communications. She is an administration manager in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Ty graduated from Desert Mountain High School in 2000 and Arizona State University with a bachelor's degree in residential construction management. He is an executive superintendent for a custom home builder in Scottsdale.
The couple honeymooned in Grand Cayman.