Weddings and Engagements

Carlson

ANKENY — Cally Duncan and Nicholas Carlson, both of Ankeny, were married July 28, 2018, at the Altoona United Methodist Church in Altoona. Parents of the couple are Jim and Wendy Duncan, of Gowrie, and Marty and Christi Carlson, of Gowrie. Maid of honor was Chelsea Anderson. Best ...

Matthes

Megan Gibson and Nathan Matthes, both from Fort Dodge, were married Oct. 13, 2018 at The Shores at Five Island in Emmetsburg. Parents of the couple are Steve Gibson of Emmetsburg, Deb Gibson of QueenCreek, Arizona and Marc and Jill Matthes of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was Taylor Gibson, ...

Lara

Katie Deal and Mark Lara, both of Fort Dodge were married Sept. 15, 2018 in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Darci and Gary Mersch, of Clare; Diane Roby, of Fort Dodge; and the late Paul Lara. Matron of honor was Molly Baker, of Fort Dodge. Bridesmaids included Brittany Miller; ...

Schmitt

EARLY — Sarah Krog and Shawn Schmitt, both of Early, were married Sept. 15, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Early. Parents are of the couple are Dan Krog, of Vincent; Doug and Karon Grebner, of Early; and the late Lenard and Mary Schmitt. Maid of honor was Emily Roycraft. Best ...

Morehouse

SAN FRANCISCO — Gina Delucca and Keith Morehouse, both of San Francisco, were married Sept. 21, 2018, at The Mountain Terrace in Woodside, California. Parents of the couple are Leopoldo and Judith Delucca, of Fort Dodge, and Tom and Susan Morehouse of Redding, California. Maid of ...

Evans

DAVENPORT — Julie Wunder and Eric Evans, both of Davenport, were married June 16, 2018, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Davenport. Parents of the couple are John and Ann Wunder, of Muscatine; and Jon and Marsha Evans, of Fort Dodge. Matron of honor was Elizabeth Walker. Maid ...

Kleis

WEST DES MOINES — Rachel Evans, of West Des Moines, and Drew Kleis, of West Des Moines, were married on Aug. 4, 2018, at the Third Reformed Church in Pella. Parents of the couple are Jon and Marsha Evans, of Fort Dodge, and Mike and Dawn Kleis, of Pella. Maid of honor was Kenzie ...

Kuhl — O’Leary

Kiley Kuhl, of Mapleton, and Ryan O’Leary, of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are David and Brigit Kuhl, of Mapleton; and Chris and the late Tom O’Leary, of Fort Dodge. A Nov. 10 wedding is planned. Kuhl is a registered nurse at Friendship Haven in Fort ...

Brungardt — Phillips

ANKENY — Jill Brungardt and Steve Phillips, both of Ankeny, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Bill and Ann Brungardt, of Fort Dodge, and Rick and Deana Phillips, of Lerna, Illinois. An Oct. 27 wedding is planned. Brungardt is an executive resolution OA analyst with Wells Fargo ...

Nekvinda

CLIVE — Alexandra Brennan-Rowe and Brock Nekvinda were married Sept. 15, 2018, in Bondurant. Parents of the couple are Richard Rose and Dawn Brennan-Rowe, of Fort Dodge, and Noble and Marsha Nekvinda, of Bondurant. Maid of honor was Tram Messerly, of Iowa City. Bridesmaids were Aubrey ...

Bergren — Dencklau

Kea Bergren and Conner Dencklau, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Rita and Stacy Bergren, of Barnum, and Kevin and Dawn Dencklau, of Fort Dodge. A Nov. 3 wedding is planned. Bergren works at Mercy Clinics Family Medicine. Dencklau is self-employed at Dencklau Trucking.

Wiemers

HUMBOLDT — Katherine Simpson and Scott Wiemers were married June 30 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Farley. Parents of the couple are Tom and Beth Simpson, of Epworth; Belinda and Frank Green, of Harcourt; and Calvin and Billie Wiemers, of Manson. The matron of honor was Kate ...

Gibson — Matthes

Megan Gibson and Nathan Matthes, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Steve Gibson, of Humboldt, Deb Gibson of Queen Creek, Arizona and Marc and Jill Matthes, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 13, 2018, wedding is planned. Gibson is a 2013 graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High ...

Hoffman — Wessels

TWIN LAKES — Jacie Hoffman, of Willey, and Bryce Wessels, of Palmer, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Dave and Connie Hoffman, of Willey, and Terri Wessels, of Palmer, and the late Terry Wessels. A Sept. 15 wedding is planned. Hoffman is a 2013 graduate of Kuemper Catholic High ...

Winninger

Emily Powell and Alex Winninger, both of Fort Dodge, were married on May 19, 2018, by the Rev. Patrick Behm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Vern and Sue Powell, of Fort Dodge, and Gary and Jolene Winninger, of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was ...

Rustvold — Meacham

Haley Rustvold, of Fort Dodge, and Blake Meacham, of Sioux City, are engaged. Parents of the couple are are Mike and Shelly Rustvold, of Fort Dodge, and Tim and D’Ete Meacham, of Sioux City. A Sept. 29, 2018, wedding is planned. Rustvold is a 2012 graduate from Fort Dodge Senior ...

Sheffield — Treiber

Sara Sheffield and Zeb Treiber, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kathi Ponsar, of Fort Dodge; and Mike and Donna Treiber, of Battle Creek. A Sept. 15 wedding is planned. Sheffield is employed at Walmart, Fort Dodge. Treiber is employed at McChesney Auto, Somers.

Myers — Rholl

Lyndsey Myers and Brandon Rholl, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are David and Helen Myers, of Mondamin; the late Paula Myers; Brad Rholl, of Webster City; and Penny Rholl and Randy Reynolds, of Jewell. An Oct. 6 wedding is planned. Myers attends Iowa Central ...

Krog — Schmitt

EARLY — Sarah Krog and Shawn Schmitt, both of Early, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Doug and Karen Grebner, of Early, Dan Krog, of Vincent, and the late Lenard and Mary Schmitt. A Sept. 15, 2018, wedding is planned. Krog graduated from Prairie Valley High School in 2007. She ...

Axness — Flattery

MARION — Brooke Axness, of Iowa City, and Neil Flattery, of Cedar Rapids, were married June 30, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Matt Axness, Jennifer Housken and Dave and Debbie Flattery, all of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was Elizabeth ...