Shelley R. Rutkoske and Jesus Varela Jr., both of Aliso Viejo,
were married at Laguna Village in Laguna Beach. The Rev. Michael
The maid of honor was Andrea Coombs and the bridesmaids were
Lynette Vaughan, Yvette Miller, Jessica Aguilar and Aide Alquijay.
The best man was Patrick Bush. The groomsmen were Robert Tauler,
David Varela, Bryan Alquijay and Donnie Mauldin.
A reception followed at Laguna Village. The couple honeymooned in
Jamaica. They will make their home in Aliso Viejo.
The bride is the daughter of Betty Rutkoske of Burbank.
The bride received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and political
science and teaching credential from UC Irvine, where she was a
member of Delta, Delta, Delta. She earned her master’s degree in
education and received her reading specialist credential from Cal
State Fullerton. She teaches first grade in Tustin.
The groom is the son of Maria and Jesus Varela of El Centro.
The groom received his bachelor’s degree in criminology from UC
Irvine where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi. He is a recruiting
manager of ICN Pharmaceuticals.