Mary Lou Anaya and Mark Sternitzke of San Juan Island married Feb. 2, 2009 in Mount Vernon, Wash.
The couple first met during the construction of the bride’s house and were later reacquainted by mutual friends from the Friday Harbor Sailing Club.
The bride is a retired school teacher. The groom is a carpenter.
The couple plan a Vancouver Island road trip later this summer during which they will research the bride’s family ties to the Comox area.
They live in Mitchell Bay.