Weddings and Engagements

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 ...

Throntveit

EAGLE GROVE — Ashley Nicole Carpenter and Thomas Michael Throntveit, of Eagle Grove, were married on Feb. 17, 2018, at Rustix in Humboldt. Parents of the couple are Robert and Diana Carpenter, of Webster City; and Michael and Christina Throntveit, of Eagle Grove. Maid of honor was ...

Beneke — Murphy

WEST DES MOINES — Alyson Beneke and Andrei Murphy, both of West Des Moines are engaged. Parents of the couple are Bob and Brenda Beneke of Palmer and Clayton and Julie Murphy of Des Moines. A July 21 wedding is planned. She is currently a senior human resources generalist at Wright ...

Scott — Yunginger

BADGER — Rebecca Scott, of Badger, and Eric Yunginger, of Sac City, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Mike and Jane Scott, of Badger, and Dale and Linda Yunginger, of Algona. A June 2 wedding is planned. Scott graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 2000. She earned her ...

Schulte — Light

Krystal Schulte, of Carroll, and Kevin Light, of Ames, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Peter and Ann Schulte of Carroll, and Bruce and Sue Light, of Gowrie. A Sept. 8, 2018, wedding is planned. Schulte is a graduate of Carroll High School and holds a bachelor’s degree from ...

Lambert — Larson

MOORLAND — Josie Lambert and Brett Larson, both of Moorland, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Marshall and Donna Lambert, of Paton; Alan Larson, of Gowrie; and Sharon Fevold, of Moorland. An Aug. 4 wedding is planned. Lambert is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College in ...

Samuelson

MAXWELL — Carissa Jean Steinkamp and Andrew Joseph Samuelson of Maxwell, were married on Oct. 28, 2017, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Arcadia. Parents of the couple are Robert and Julie Steinkamp, of Arcadia; Brenda and Randy Spencer, of Fort Dodge; and Eric and Kristy Samuelson, ...

Castor — Malm

Alexis Castor and Mark Malm, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jordan and Leslie Castor, of Fort Dodge, and Brad and Tracey Pierson, of Spencer. An Aug. 4 wedding is planned. Castor is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College with an associate of arts ...

Crimmins — Nelson

ROCKWELL CITY — Lexie Crimmins and Taylor Nelson, both of Rockwell City, are engaged. Parents of the couple are William and Stephanie Crimmins, of Fort Dodge; David and Jody Kirgan, of Keller, Texas; and Jason and Krissan Nelson, of Otho. A July 28 wedding is planned. Crimmins is a ...

Evans — Kleis

Rachel Evans and Drew Kleis, both of West Des Moines, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jon and Marsha Evans, of Fort Dodge, and Mike and Dawn Kleis, of Pella. An Aug. 4 wedding is planned. Evans is a graduate of Central College with a bachelor of arts degree in athletic training ...

Wunder — Evans

Julie Wunder and Eric Evans, both of Davenport, are engaged. Parents of the couple are John and Ann Wunder, of Muscatine, and Jon and Marsha Evans, of Fort Dodge. A June 16 wedding is planned. Wunder is a graduate of Central College with a bachelor of arts degree in athletic training. ...

Thomas — Pollack

Elizabeth Thomas, of Fort Dodge, and Benjamin Pollack, of West Des Moines, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Charles and Pamela Thomas, of Fort Dodge, and Ken and Janene Pollack, of West Des Moines. A June 9 wedding is planned. She graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in ...

O’Hern — Lombard

ANKENY — Kinsey O’Hern and Jay Lombard, both of Ankeny, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Tom and Cheryl O’Hern, of Barnum, and Lisa Lombard and Robert Lombard, Fort Dodge. A June 30 wedding is planned. O’Hern graduated from Manson Northwest Webster High School in 2009. ...