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Christopher Martinez and Maria Grado - Odessa American: Engagements

Christopher Martinez and Maria Grado

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Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Engagement Info

March 26, 2013 

Wedding Info

August 16, 2014 
American Legion 
Odessa Texas

Hometown: Odessa

Residence: Odessa,Texas & San Antonio,Texas

Occupation: medical field/oil field

Hometown: Odessa

Residence: Odessa

Occupation: Texas Tech Facilities Department

Christopher 's Parents

Erica Martinez and Sammy Martinez

Maria 's Parents

Mr.Fernando & Mrs.Socorro Grado 


How We Met

We met when we worked together at Buffalo Wild Wings . 

Bride: my first impression of Chris was very funny and handsome.

Groom: my first impression of Maria was that's she was funny and nice.

How We Got Engaged

We were walking the duck pond across from the Music City Mall when we were half way done I turned and saw Chris down on one knee. I was so surprised I thought it was just a normal walk around the pond.

About the Ring

It's a Lane Bryant ring from Kay Jewelers . Chris picked out my ring by himself .

Our Shared Interests

We like to walk the duck pond, go to the race track and go to the Drive-in.

Where are you getting married?

We are getting married August 16th 2014 in Odessa TX at St. Mary's Church and reception will be a American Legion.

Our Favorite Date Night

We go to the movies .

What Part of the Wedding Are You Most Excited About?

I'm excited about the whole wedding . The special moment I'm looking forward to is my dad walking me down the aisle and Chris seeing me for the first time in my dress I can't wait to see his reaction .

Our Relationship in Three Words

Best of friends .