Weddings (Oct. 28, 2012)

Banman, Quinones exchange vows


Allison Banman of Goessel and Albino Quinones III of San Antonio, Texas, were married July 28.

The wedding took place at Iglesia Menonita Luz Del Evangelio in Dallas, a sister church to Allison?s home congregation, Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel, and was officiated by Juan Limones of Luz Del Evangelio and Linda Ewert of Alexanderwohl Mennonite.

Parents are Steve and Sandy Banman of Goessel and Albino and Martha Quinones Jr. of San Antonio.

The bride?s grandparents are Merlin and Velma Hiebert of Goessel, Jim Banman and Judy Coover of Denver, Colo., and Mary Banman of Asheville, N.C.

The groom?s grandparents are Manuela and Albert Cortez and Josefina Quinones, all of San Antonio.

The maid of honor was Bianca Limones of Dallas.

Bridesmaids were Becky Cooke of Louisville, Ky., and Whitney Fast of Moundridge.

The best man was Christopher Bennett of San Antonio. Groomsmen were David Plata of San Antonio and Ben Santos of Kansas City, Mo.

The flower girl was Aliya DeLeon, niece of the groom, from San Antonio.

Karen Unruh of Goessel played piano music and Kyle Unruh of Kansas City was the soloist.

Nita Nikkel of Wichita read scripture.

The groom?s sisters, Charisma Quinones and Kelly Quinones, both of San Antonio, lit candles.

Ushers were Craig Banman of Goessel, brother of the bride, Garrett Hiebert of Newton and Weston Hiebert of Goessel, both cousins of the bride, and Anthony DeLeon of San Antonio, friend of the couple.

A reception followed the ceremony. A reception was also held in Goessel Aug. 11 and another in San Antonio Aug. 18.

The couple honeymooned in Charleston, S.C.

They now reside in Austin.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Goessel High School and a 2010 graduate of Bethel College earning a degree in social work. She is a student in the master?s of social work program at Texas State University in San Marcos.

The groom is a 2005 graduate of South San Antonio High School and a 2010 graduate of Bethel College, also earning a degree in social work. The groom is an XY-Zone coordinator at Eastside Memorial High School in Austin, which is a program of Communities in Schools of Central Texas.