Woman home for wedding
November 23, 2005
Maren Taylor and Eric Linkugel exchanged wedding vows Sept. 17 at Chambers Landing, Homewood. The double-ring 3:30 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Pastor Doug Zikes and witnessed by 125 family members and friends.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Carol Taylor of South Lake Tahoe and the bridegroom’s parents are Bob and Ann Linkugel of Weimar, Calif.
Presented in marriage by her mother and father, the bride was attired in floor-length, ivory-colored silk charmeuse gown with draped bodice, spaghetti straps and gently flowing spanned train. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of mixed ivory flowers.
Maid of honor was Taryn Huber of Bakersfield, Calif., and bridesmaids were Mackensie Francis of South Lake Tahoe, the bride’s cousin, Melissa Haas of Capitola, Calif., and bridegroom’s sister, Heidi Anderson of Antelope, Calif. Each attendant wore a tea-length, geranium silk shantung dress with halter bodice and wide sash and carried a hand-tied varied palette of mixed flowers.
Best man was Ryan Quinnan of Redondo Beach, Calif., and groomsmen were Josh Martin of Sacramento, Calif., Brian Jackson of Anchorage, Alaska, Bill Jackson of Antelope, Calif., and the bride’s brother, Matt Taylor of Burlingame, Calif.
Immediately following the ceremony a reception was hosted by the bride’s parents at Chambers Landing.
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Upon their return from a wedding trip to French Polynesia, the newlyweds established their home at Arroyo Grande, Calif.
The bride is a 1998 graduate of South Tahoe High School and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of California, Santa Barbara in 2002. She is a graphic artist with Voler Team Apparel.
The bridegroom graduated from Colfax High School in 1996. He received a bachelor’s degree in 2002 and a master’s degree in 2003 in industrial engineering from California State University, San Luis Obispo. He is a program manager with Pacific Gas and Electric.
The couple became engaged atop Mount Tallac in July 2004.