The bride-elect is the daughter of Ignacio Jr. and Hilda Valdez of Skidmore. She is the granddaughter of Rosa Sotelo and the late Juan Sotelo and the late Ignacio Sr. and Guadalupe Valdez. She is a 2002 graduate of Skidmore-Tynan High School and a 2009 graduate of Coastal Bend College, where she earned her associates degree in child development. She currently works as a teacher’s aide.
The prospective groom is the son of David and Dalia Gonzales of Skidmore. He is the grandson of Manuel Rodriguez Sr. and the late Maria C. Rodriguez and Candido and Josephine Gonzales. He is a 1992 graduate of Skidmore-Tynan High School and a 1994 graduate of Coastal Bend College, where he earned his associates degree in applied science, automotive and technology. He currently is employed as a tech.
The couple plan to be wed on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 5 p.m at Iglesia Bautista Hermosa.