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Best Man: Keith Turnock
Friends since childhood, Mark and Keith have gone from building
floats to B. Hamptons, and now to Best Men. Playing Little
League together paved the way for years of Fantasy Football in their
adult years. Keith is a manager at Mary Kelly's Restaurant in
Junior Groom: Alec Weiss
Mark's little brother attends Cassingham Elementary where he had
his recent stage debut and has just started the baseball season.
Alec will be escorting Semma down the aisle in September.
Mark's little brother is getting ready to head into (Bexley) High
School this year. Ryan can always be found at his computer and
recently celebrated his Confirmation.
Mark and Layne have known each other ever since they were kids. They were
often teammates while playing basketball and football. They've slowed down
a bit and enjoy golf and Chinese buffets. Layne is self-employed in the
Groomsman: Steve Kretzer
Steve has been Mark's friend and brother-in-law for the last ten
(plus) years. He's the proud father of Mark's first niece -
Evelyn! Steve is President and Owner of Industry Insights in Columbus.
Groomsman: Matt Leukart
Friends since junior high, Matt became an honorary fraternity brother
while Mark and Adam were at Pitt. The two lived together during
the summer months. Matt works for AMSCO Corp, a family business.
Groomsman: Keary Ryan
Keary and Mark were high school friends, where they played baseball
together. Post-college, they lived in Victorian Village with Keith
and Adam. Keary is a math teacher at Bexley High School, their alma mater.
Groomsman: Adam Snyder
Mark and Adam went to Bexley High School and the University of Pittsburgh,
where they were Zeta Beta Tau fraternity brothers. They've shared
some great times from mixers at college, Grateful Dead concerts, and
Halloween parties as roommates. Adam is a broker at Steinhaus
The Bridesmaids The
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Matron of Honor: Monica
Monica and Sarab's friendship began in the halls of Notre Dame Academy…
Lobby D, dances, speed-walks and talking about boys have evolved into
"Best Girls" at each other's weddings. Monica is an 8th Grade Teacher
at Joan of Arc in Toledo, Ohio.
Flower Goddess: Semma
Semma is Sarab's adorable fashion queen 7-year-old niece. When the
two aren't contemplating which Backstreet Boy is cuter, they love to
exchange clothing tips, watch videos, play computer games, and
snuggle. Watch out for Semma at the wedding, she is sure to upstage
Brittney was Sarab's Big Sis in their sorority, Alpha Chi Omega.
They were also college roommates at Ohio State where Britt enjoyed
crawling into Sarab's bed when she wasn't home. The two now
spend their time working out (followed by Pizza Hut or Donato's of
course!). Britt is a Recruiter for Buckman-Enochs and lives in
Also college roommates, Meghan and Sarab spent most of their Senior year
lounging in Meghan's tiny room after long nights out. Sarab was
always happy to mix up Meghan's favorite cocktail for her -- Merlot with a
splash of Parmesan cheese! Meghan is an insurance agent at the Griffith
Agency in Girard, Ohio.
Bridesmaid: Arwa Sartawi
While growing up, Sarab and Arwa shared two hobbies- arguing and
stealing clothes from their older sister, Laila. Luckily they've
(kind of) stopped doing both! The youngest of the Sartawi girls,
Arwa graduated with a degree in Psychology/Art at the University of Toledo
and plans to pursue her Master's in the future.
Bridesmaid: Megan Schoen
Megan and Sarab have been friends since high school. The two share
fond memories and laughs of Sarab's mom's late night habits -- including
vacuuming and watching Tempest! Megan lives in Toledo and is a
Senior Writer at American Identity Inc.
Bridesmaid: Melissa Skomedal
Melissa and Sarab share their hometown of Toledo, but did not meet until
college when they pledged AXO together… Sarab has been trying to act
like Melissa's mom since -- and luckily Melissa humors her! Melissa
lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Bobbie is also a fellow Eagle Alum and got Sarab through her first year of
College at the University of Toledo. The two are honorary members of
each other's families and share lots of holidays… Bobbie is an
Electrical Estimator in Toledo, Ohio.
Bridesmaid: Jenny Weiss
Jenny is Mark's sister who loved to dress him up as a girl when he was
a kid and even spoke for him until he was three! Growing up, she
showed him the ropes in high school and introduced him to college life…
from sorority girls to basketball games and everything in
between. The two have become great friends over the past 3 years
and Jenny completes the perfect package!
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This page last updated on July 25, 2002