Weddings and Engagements

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, ...

Naylor-Edwardson

Naylor — Edwardson

CHURDAN — Patti Edwardson and George Naylor, both of Churdan, were married June 3 at the Naylor farm near Churdan. Children of the groom are Dylan Naylor, of St. Louis, Missouri; and Jackson Naylor, of Churdan. The bride is a graduate of Iowa State University, Ames. The groom is a ...

Moritz-Stump

Moritz — Stumpf

OTHO – Megan Moritz, of LeMars, and Matthew Stumpf, of Otho, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Rich and Sherrie Moritz, of LeMars; and Kurt and Julie Stumpf, of Otho. An Aug. 5 wedding is planned. Moritz earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary/special education from the ...

Weber-Ivory

Weber — Ivory

Brianna Weber and Mike Ivory, both of Cedar Falls, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Ken and Jayne Weber, of Cedar Falls; and Tim and Brenda Ivory, of Fort Dodge. A Nov. 4 wedding is planned. Weber earned her bachelor of arts degree in leisure youth and human services from the ...

Schmadeke-Arends

Schmadeke — Arends

HUMBOLDT — Cadie Schmadeke and Brannon Arends, both of Humboldt, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Clayton and Lana Schmadeke, of Callender; and Mark and Kristie Arends, of Alden. A Sept. 9 wedding is planned. Schmadeke is a graduate of Prairie Valley High School and Hawkeye ...

Lambert — Hofbauer

MOORLAND — Katelyn Lambert and Andrew Hofbauer, both of West Des Moines, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Marshall and Donna Lambert, of Paton; and Tom and Dena Hofbauer, of Moorland. A July 22 wedding is planned. Lambert is a graduate of Simpson College with bachelor degrees in ...

Lawler-Gansz

Lawler — Gansz

CLARE — Kristin Lawler, of Clare, and Levi Gansz, of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Denny and LeAnn Lawler, of Clare; Kenneth Gansz and Clara Gansz, both of Fort Dodge. A July 8 wedding is planned. Lawler earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Iowa ...

Hess-Tvrdik

Hess — Tvrdik

GOWRIE — Amber Hess and Josh Tvrdik, both of Lake Waukomis, Missouri, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kim Adkins and Rick Hess, both of Kansas City, Missouri; and Sam and Deb Tvrdik, of Gowrie. A July 28 wedding is planned. Hess is a graduate of Central Missouri State University ...

Birnbaum — Lynn

Jacquelyn Birnbaum and Ryan Lynn, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Christopher and Janell Birnbaum, of Fort Dodge; Barbara Lynn, of Vincent, and the late Richard Lynn. An Aug. 12 wedding is planned. Birnbaum earned her radiology degree from Iowa Central Community ...

TwaitCollison

Twait — Collison

MANSON — Kristen Twait and Michael Collison, both of Iowa Falls, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Cathy Twait, of Manson; and Dave and Judy Collison, of Ankeny. A June 24 wedding is planned. Twait is a graduate of Briar Cliff University with a bachelor of arts degree ...

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Cordery — Owenson

DAYTON — Neeley Owenson and Paul Cordery, both of Brisbane, Australia, were married Nov. 12, 2016, at Uralla, New South Wales, Australia. Parents of the couple are Denny and Julie Owenson, of Dayton; and Neil and Kim Cordery, of Uralla, New South Wales, Australia. Matron of honor was ...