Weddings and Engagements

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 ...

Scarpinato — Flattery

WEST DES MOINES — Victoria Scarpinato and Tim Flattery, both of West Des Moines, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Judy Scarpinato, of Sherrard, Illinois; and Dave and Debbie Flattery, of Fort Dodge. A Nov. 24, 2018, wedding is planned. Scarpinato graduated from the ...

Becker-Jaekel

Elizabeth Becker and Randy Jaekel, both of Oceanside, California are engaged. Parents of the couple are Bruce and Deb Becker, of Fort Dodge; Ron Jaekel, of Kansas City, Missouri; and Gary and Kristie Janssen, of Missoula, Montana. An Oct. 6, 2018, wedding is planned. Becker is a ...

McLoud — Murray

DAYTON — Kristi McLoud and Casey Murray, both of Dayton, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Mary and Karry Auten, of Fort Dodge; Scott and Amy McLoud, of Winder, Georgia; Patty Jo Murray, of Dayton; and the late David Murray. An Aug. 18 wedding is planned. McLoud graduated from ...

Pugh — Barkley

CEDAR RAPIDS — Rachel Pugh and Brandon Barkley, both of Cedar Rapids, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Dan and Celeste Barkley, of Marion; and Bill and Cheri Wafful, of Clare; and Mark and Angie Pugh, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 6, 2018, wedding is planned. Pugh works in park ...

Pollack

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Elizabeth Thomas and Benjamin Pollack were married on June 9, 2018, at Riverside Bible Camp in Story City. Parents of the couple are Janene and Ken Pollack, of West Des Moines, and Pamela and Charles Thomas, of Fort Dodge. The matron of honor was Rachel ...

Coppinger — Russell

CHICAGO, Ill. — Rachel Coppinger and Taylor Russell, both of Chicago, Illinois, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Tim and Doreen Coppinger of Barnum; and Earl and Cheri Russell of Bloomington, Illinois. A Sept. 8, 2018, wedding is planned. Coppinger is a 2008 graduate of St. ...

Poldervaart — Bouge

MEDIAPOLIS — Emily Poldervaart and Dylan Bouge, both of Mediapolis, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Steven and Ronica Poldervaart, of Fort Dodge, and David Bouge Sr., of Burlington, and the late Debra Bouge. An Oct. 6, 2018, wedding is planned. Poldervaart graduated from Iowa ...

Delucca — Morehouse

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Gina Delucca and Keith Morehouse, both of San Francisco, California, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Dr. Leopoldo and Judith Delucca, of Fort Dodge, and Tom and Sue Morehouse of Redding, California. A Sept. 21, 2018, wedding is planned. Delucca is a 2005 ...

Becker — Kutz

AMES — Allison Becker and Konor Kutz, both of Ames, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Kathy Becker and Keith and Teresa Kutz, both of Fort Dodge. A Sept. 8, 2018, wedding is planned. Becker is a graduate of Iowa State University with a masters in accounting. She is ...

Mohr — Dixon

GOWRIE — Kyla Mohr and Brady Dixon, both of Gowrie, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Steve and Ruthann Mohr, of Gowrie, and Theresa Beck, of Fort Dodge. A Sept. 15, 2018, wedding is planned. Mohr is a 2009 graduate of Prairie Valley High school. She is also a 2015 graduate of ...

Markley — Christensen

HUMBOLDT — Courtney Markley and Jason Christensen, both of Humboldt, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Ron and Pam Markley, of Badger; Jeff and Angela Christensen, of Humboldt; and Steve and Joan Reedy, of Hardy. A Sept. 29, 2018, wedding is planned. The bride is a graduate of ...

Nelson

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Jessica Arroyo and Trevor Nelson, both of Cape Coral, Florida, were married April 7, 2018, in Fort Myers, Florida. Parents of the couple are Al and Yvonne Arroyo, of Cape Coral, Florida; Becky Nelson Riley and stepfather Joe Riley, of Fort Dodge; and the late Allen ...

Fistler

Trae Fistler, of Rockwell City, and Gracen Dunn, of Paoli, Indiana, were united in marriage on May 26, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Knierim. The parents of the couple are Jeff and Chris Fistler, of Rockwell City; Sandra and Dennis Magner, of Orleans, Indiana, and Johnny Dunn, of ...

Simon — Ommen

GRIMES — Jacie Simon and Kirby Ommen, both of Grimes, are engagged. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Sue Simon of Rockwell City and Sue Gantriis of Webster City and the late Michael Ommen. A June 15, 2019, wedding is planned. Simon is a 2009 graduate of Rockwell City-Lytton High ...

Brand — Paup

GRIMES — Olivia Brand and Darion Paup, both of Grimes, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Rick and Maureen Brand, of Somers; and Mark and Miranda Paup, of Grimes. A July 14 wedding is planned. Brand is a 2013 graduate of Prairie Valley. She is studying at Iowa State University ...

Faiferlick — Felch

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Kelsey Faiferlick, of Fort Dodge, and Zac Felch, of Maryville, Tennessee, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Justin and Deann Faiferlick, of Fort Dodge; Donald Felch, of Edgewater, Maryland; and Katherine Decker, of Maryville, Tennessee. Faiferlick is a 2011 ...

Lee

Lacey Craft and Joshua Lee, both of Fort Dodge, were married on April 14, 2018, at Prince of Peace Church in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Marc and Michelle Lee, of Charles City, and Danny and Trishia Craft, of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was Jacey Craft, of Fort Dodge. Bridesmaids ...

Hoefing — Blum

Natalie Hoefing and Joe Blum are engaged. Parents of the couple are Merle and Sally Hoefing, of Pocahontas, and Phil and Lisa Blum, of Denison. A September wedding is planned. Hoefing is a 2009 graduate of Pocahontas Area Community School and a graduate of Iowa State University with a ...

Duncan — Carlson

ANKENY — Cally Duncan and Nick Carlson, both of Ankeny, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jim and Wendy Duncan, of Gowrie, and Marty and Christi Carlson, of Gowrie. A July 28 wedding is planned. Duncan is a 2013 graduate of Prairie Valley High School. She earned her bachelor of ...