Weddings and Engagements

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. ...

Craft — Lee

Lacey Craft and Joshua Lee, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Trishia and Danny Craft, Fort Dodge, and Michelle and Marc Lee, Charles City. An April 14 wedding is planned. Craft graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High in 2014 and is attending Buena Vista ...

Ashbrook — O’Brien

Baileigh O’Brien, of Fort Dodge, and Lukas Ashbrook, of Otho, were married Dec. 31, 2017, at St. Olaf Church in Fort Dodge Parents of the couple are Dave O’Brien, of Fort Dodge; Diana Smith, of Waterloo; Deb Fox, of Otho; and Russ Ashbrook, of Manson. Matron of honor was Trini ...

Powell — Winninger

Emily Powell and Alex Winninger, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Vern and Sue Powell, of Fort Dodge; and Gary and Jolene Winninger, of Fort Dodge. A May 19 wedding is planned. Powell is a 2010 graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High. She earned her bachelor of ...

TerHark — Odland

CLARION — Laura TerHark and Matt Odland, both of Clarion, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Todd and Shelly TerHark, of Algona; and Dan and Lynne Odland, of Clarion. A June 2 wedding is planned. TerHark is a 2011 graduate of Algona High and a 2015 graduate of Upper Iowa ...

Clough — Larson

Katelyn (Katie) Clough and Cory Larson, both of Nevada, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kelly Clough, of Gowrie; Alan Clough, of Gowrie; and Brian and Kim Larson, of Canton, South Dakota. A June 9 wedding is planned. The couple both plan to graduate from Iowa State University ...

Lenane — Slavsky

Debbie Louise Slavsky, of Greeley, Colorado, and Dr. Patrick Andrew Lenane, of Fort Dodge, were married Dec. 30, 2017, in Greeley, Colorado. A formal ceremony is planned for April 14 on North Padre Island, Texas. Children of the couple are Shea Martin of Modesto, California; Sherissa ...

Betten — Sousa

POMEROY — Alexis Betten and Layton Sousa, both of Pomeroy, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Nicole Betten, of Pomeroy; Jason Betten, of Fort Dodge; and Frank and Crystal Sousa, of Fonda. A June 2 wedding is planned. Betten is a 2013 graduate of Pocahontas Community High School ...

Vaughn — Darrow

Courtney Vaughn and Bo Darrow, both of Newell, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Ted and Kim Vaughn, of Fort Dodge; and Randy and Tina Darrow, of Omaha, Nebraska. An Aug. 11 wedding is planned. Vaughn is a 2008 graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High. She received her bachelor’s ...

Miller — Olson

EAGLE GROVE — Devin Miller and Bryce Olson, both of Eagle Grove, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Heath and Kris Miller, of Vincent; and Rod and Laura Olson, of Eagle Grove. A June 9 wedding is planned. Miller is a graduate of Buena Vista University where she earned her ...

Axness — Flattery

Brooke Axness, of Iowa City, and Neil Flattery, of Cedar Rapids, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Matt Axness, of Fort Dodge; Jennifer Housken, of Fort Dodge; and Dave and Debbie Flattery, of Fort Dodge. A June 30 wedding is planned. Axness is a graduate of the University of Iowa ...

Nelson — Kearney

Sarah Nelson and Brandon Kearney, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Rich and Carla Nelson, of Otho, and Darrell and Susan Kearney, of Fort Dodge. A March 10 wedding is planned. Nelson is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College where she earned her ...

Simpson — Wiemers

Katherine Simpson, of Algona, and Scott Wiemers, of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Tom and Beth Simpson, of Epworth; Belinda and Frank Green, of Harcourt; and Calvin and Billie Wiemers, of Manson. A June 30 wedding is planned. Simpson received her bachelor of music ...