Weddings and Engagements

Andrew Samelson and Carissa Steinkamp

Steinkamp — Samuelson

Carissa Steinkamp and Andrew Samuelson, both of Maxwell, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Bob and Julie Steinkamp, of Arcadia; Brenda and Randy Spencer, of Fort Dodge; and Eric and Kristy Samuelson, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 28 wedding is planned. Steinkamp graduated from Kuemper ...

Kristen and Michael Collison

Collison — Twait

MANSON — Kristen Twait and Michael Collison, both of Iowa Falls, were married June 24 at Ankeny. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Cathy Twait, of Manson; and Dave and Judy Collison, of Ankeny. Maid of honor was Lauren Twait, of Manson, sister of the bride. Best man was Nick ...

Chris Taylor and 
Lindsey Strait

Strait — Taylor

Lindsey Strait and Chris Taylor, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Rod and Nancy Strait, of Fort Dodge; and Debbie Rossmanith and Lloyd Reed, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 14 wedding is planned. Strait earned her bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from Iowa ...

Christy Headlee and Jason Lumsden

Headlee — Lumsden

Christy Headlee and Jason Lumsden, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kathy and Al Thorson, of Fort Dodge; Bob Gibbs, of Fort Dodge; the late Sandy and Richard Davis and the late Dave Van Every. A Nov. 18 wedding is planned. Headlee earned her L.P.N. from Iowa ...

Andrew Augustine and Jenny Murtha

Murtha — Augustine

Jenny Murtha and Andrew Augustine, both of Cedar Rapids, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Scott and Jeani Murtha, of Cedar Rapids; and Jim and Margo Augustine, of Fort Dodge. A Sept. 23 wedding is planned. Murtha earned her bachelor of arts degree in secondary education from St. ...

Kyle Larsen and 
Abigail Sparks

Sparks — Larsen

CLARE — Abigail Sparks, of Iowa City, and Kyle Larsen, of Clare, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Walter and Amy Sparks, of Iowa City; and Glen and Brenda Larsen of Clare. A Sept. 23 wedding is planned. Sparks graduated from West High School, Iowa City, in 2012 and from Iowa ...

Abby and Jon Hansen

Hansen — Ault

Abby Ault and Jon Hansen, both of Mason City, were married June 24 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Rockwell. Parents of the couple are Sharyl Ault, of Fort Dodge, and the late Ronald Ault; Mike Hansen, of Rockwell; and Julie Hansen, of Rockwell. Matron of honor was Alyssa Collier, of ...

Sam Taets and Kate Gibson

Gibson — Taets

Kate Gibson and Sam Taets, both of Kansas City, Missouri, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kerry and Debra Gibson, of Ames; and John and Doris Taets, of Fort Dodge A Nov. 4 wedding is planned. Gibson earned her bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communication from ...

Christian and Callie Lopez

Lopez — Beggerly

Callie Beggerly, of Fort Dodge, and Christian Lopez, of North Liberty, were married June 3 in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Dr. Clay and Kathy Beggerly, of Fort Dodge; and Jorge and Barbara Lopez, of North Liberty. Maids of honor were Martha Beggerly, of New York, New York, and ...

Blair Miller and Adam Winter

Miller — Winter

MANSON — Blair Miller and Adam Winter, both of West Des Moines, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Neal and Madonna Miller, of Manson; and Jim and Susan Winter, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 21 wedding is planned. Miller is a 2011 graduate of Manson Northwest Webster High School and a ...

Carson and Naiki Adams

Adams — Cheng

Naiki Cheng, of Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France, and Carson Adams, of Des Moines, were married June 3 at the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in Des Moines. The couple’s parents are Naisim Cheng, of Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France, and the late Tsingsarah Keo; and Kenneth and Adrienne Adams, of Fort Dodge. The ...

Roxanne and Taiki 
Esheim

Esheim — Rodenborn

TWIN LAKES — Roxanne Rodenborn and Taiki Esheim, both of Chicago, Illinois, were married May 6 at Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois. Parents of the couple are Jim and Ann Rodenborn, of Twin Lakes; and Sachi Esheim, of Morgan Hill, California, and the late Edward Esheim. Maid of ...

Bleam-Doyle

Bleam — Doyle

MANSON — Kylia Bleam, of Manson, and Brian Doyle, of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Clay and Shelly Bleam, of Manson; Steve Doyle, of Fort Dodge; and Teresa Brown, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 28 wedding is planned. Bleam earned her associate degree from Iowa Central ...

Hillary and 
Chad Lyons

Lyons — Hanson

GOWRIE — Hillary Hanson and Chad Lyons, both of West Des Moines, were married May 6, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Callender. Parents of the couple are Dave and Ruth Hanson of Gowrie; and Glenn and Holly Lyons, of Humboldt. Maid of honor was Kaysie Pfannebecker, of Des Moines. ...

Zachary Bruns and Brittany DeLanoit

DeLanoit — Bruns

Brittany DeLanoit, of Fort Dodge, and Zachary Bruns, of Pocahontas, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Thomas and Amy DeLanoit, of Fort Dodge; and Tom and Leann Powers, of Pocahontas. An Aug. 12 wedding is planned. DeLanoit is a 2012 graduate of St. Edmond High School and attended ...

Mooney — Price

SAC CITY — Kristina Mooney, of Sac City, and Derek Price, of Forest City, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Gordon and Margaret Mooney, of Sac City; and Doug and Julie Price, of Forest City. A Nov. 4 wedding is planned. The couple graduated from the University of Northern Iowa ...

Kirby Gordon and Nathan Smith

Gordon — Smith

Kirby Gordon, of Fort Dodge, and Nathan Smith, of Otho, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Matt and Kim Gordon, of Fort Dodge; Tom Smith, of Barnum; and Sheila Smith, of Otho. A Sept. 23 wedding is planned. Gordon earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary/ early childhood ...

Laccey Liska and Maxwell Crimmins

Liska — Crimmins

Laccey Liska and Maxwell Crimmins, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Shawn Law, of Auburn; Dale Liska, of Fort Dodge; Keith Nichols, of Alexander; and Denny and Maureen Crimmins, of Fort Dodge. An Aug. 18 wedding is planned. Liska is a graduate of Iowa Central ...

Albright-Plunkett

Albright — Plunkett

GOWRIE — Katie Albright, of Gowrie, and Ryan Plunkett, of Maxwell are engaged. Parents of the couple are Mike and Linda Albright, of Gowrie; and Brad and Karmen Plunkett, of Maxwell. An Oct. 7 wedding is planned. Albright is a graduate of Des Moines Area Community College and works ...

Esdohr-Meyer

Esdohr — Meyer

PALMER — Nicole Meyer and Adam Esdohr, both of Coon Rapids, were married May 13 at Annunciation Catholic Church in Coon Rapids. Parents of the couple are Bill and Brenda Meyer, of Palmer; and Duane and Robyn Esdohr, of Coon Rapids. Maid of honor was Heather Hartley, of Flowery Branch, ...