Weddings and Engagements

Watters — Nation

Jacqueline Nation and James Watters, both of Oakdale, Minnesota, were married on Oct. 8, 2016, at Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Parents of the couple are Hal and Terri Nation, Dennis Watters and Jackie Watters, all of Fort Dodge. Matron of honor was Paige ...

Harbin — Westphal

BADGER — Ann Westphal, of Badger, and David Harbin, of Staten Island, New York, were married on Nov. 5, 2016, in Arvada, Colorado. Parents of the couple are Rita Wessels, of Badger, and the late Ben Westphal; Dwight and Pam Harbin, of Staten Island, New York, and the late Wendy Harbin. An ...

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Schuttler — Scherer

WEST BEND — Maggie Schuttler and Michael Scherer, both of West Bend, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Pam Schuttler, of Algona; Kevin and Kim Moulin, of Grimes, and the late Robert Scherer. A Jan. 21, 2017, wedding is planned. Schuttler is a graduate ...

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Newman — Anderson

Nicole Newman and Paul Anderson, both of Aurora, Colorado, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Richard and Michele Newman, of Fort Dodge; and Randy and Sue Anderson, of Clear Lake, Minnesota. A June 17, 2017, wedding is planned. Newman is a graduate of Iowa State University where she ...

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Coon — Odegaard

WEBSTER CITY — Allison Coon and Eric Odegaard, both of Des Moines, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Gene and Andrea Coon, of Des Moines; Mary Coon, of Norwalk; Jean McDowell, of Webster City, and the late Alan Odegaard. An April 15, 2017 wedding is planned. Coon is a graduate of ...

Megan Baker and Matthew Scherzberg

Baker — Scherzberg

Megan Baker and Matthew Scherzberg, both of Aurora, Colorado, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Greg Baker and Diane Baker, both of Fort Dodge; and Martin and Connie Scherzberg of Papillion, Nebraska. A Dec. 31 wedding is planned. Baker is the assistant director of new student ...

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Thomas — Brown

Katie Brown and Jordan Thomas, both of Fort Dodge, were married Sept. 17, at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Rod and Deb Brown, of Fort Dodge; and Rick and Denise Thomas, of Farnhamville. The maid of honor was Mercedes Underwood, of Des ...

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Erschen — Stanek

Heather Stanek and Christopher Erschen, both of Covington, Louisiana, were married Oct. 15, at Beaver Hills Country Club in Cedar Falls. Parents of the couple are Shelley Stanek, Fort Dodge, and the late Keith Stanek; and Judith Erschen, The Villages, Florida, and the late Gary ...

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Schreier — Achterhoff

SOMERS — Jordan Schreier and Ethan Achterhoff, both of Ames, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Jenny Schreier, of Somers; and Kyle and Amy Achterhoff, of Sioux Center. A Dec. 30 wedding is planned. Both Schreier and Achterhoff attend Iowa State University. She is ...

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Ostendorf — Hood

JEFFERSON — Kelsey Lynne Hood and Sean Michael Ostendorf, both of Jefferson, were married on Sept. 24 at River Valley Orchards and Winery in Humboldt. Parents of the couple are Phil and Teresa Hood, of Clare; and Mike and Ann Ostendorf, of Jefferson. Matron of honor was Katie Sevald, ...

Sjoberg — Bergeson

WEBSTER CITY - Shelly Sjoberg and David Bergeson, both of Webster City, are engaged.Parents of the couple are Linda McFarland, of Webster City, the late Charles McFarland; and James and Kay Bergeson, of Webster City.A Dec. 3 wedding is planned.Sjoberg is a project development manager at Cactus ...

Terk — Wilke

Julia Terk, of Eagan, Minnesota, and Ben Wilke, of Fort Dodge, are engaged.Parents of the couple are Alex and Geniya Terk, of Eagan, Minnesota; and Kurt and Sandy Wilke, of Fort Dodge.A July 22, 2017 wedding is planned.Terk is a graduate of St. Catherine University, 2011, and a graduate of ...

Vega-Castro — Green

Koralys Vega-Castro and Frederick Green, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged.Parents of the couple are Jose Vega, of Fort Dodge; Carmen Castro, of Fort Dodge; Frederick Ramsey, of Mississippi; and Patrice Green, of Fort Dodge.An Oct. 15 wedding is planned.Vega-Castro attended Iowa Central Community ...

Kickbush — Zinnell

CENTER POINT - Whitney Kickbush and Joshua Zinnel, both of Center Point, are engaged.Parents of the couple are Deb and Phil Vaughan, and Dave Kickbush, of Guttenberg; Scott and Annette Zinnel, of Farnhamville.An Oct. 22 wedding is planned.Kickbush graduated from the University of Northern Iowa ...

Allen — Peters

CLARE - Stacia Allen and Eric Peters, both of Des Moines, are engaged.Parents of the couple are Richard and Kathleen Allen, of Clare; and Michael and Diane Peters, of Des Moines.A March 25 wedding is planned.Allen is an operations specialist with Express Logistics in Waukee. Peters is an HR ...