Jane Buurstra and Patrick Hughes Konarska

Engage-KinarskaThe marriage of Stefanie Jane Buurstra and Patrick Hughes Konarska will be celebrated on August 10, 2013 in Whidbey Island, Washington.

The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Rockford High School and graduated from the University of Washington with a Masters in Secondary Education in 2013. She is employed by Seattle Public Schools in Washington. Her parents, Jack and Patti Buurstra, reside in Belmont, MI.

The groom-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Rockford High School and a 2008 graduate of Central Michigan University. He is employed by Yukon Trading Company, Seattle, Washington. His parents, Kevin and Laurie Konarska reside in Ada, MI.

Stefanie’s Matron of Honor will be her sister, Emily Buurstra Carriere.  Patrick’s Best Man will be his sister, Quinn Hughes Konarska.

They will be attended by their community of loving, supportive friends who, together, made sure that these two, though never having met while at Rockford High School, met (finally) in Seattle!

The couple will honeymoon this winter on Caye Caulker, Belize and will reside in Seattle, Washington.


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