Weddings and Engagements

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 ...

Gansz — Lawler

Kristin Lawler, of Clare, and Levi Gansz, of Fort Dodge, were married July 8, 2017, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Denny and LeAnn Lawler, of Clare; Kenneth Gansz, of Fort Dodge; and Clara Gansz, of Guttenberg. Matrons of honor were Jodie Guddall, of ...

Powers — Monahan

Maria Powers, of Fort Dodge, and Mick Monahan, of Churdan, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kenny and Jill Powers, of Pocahontas; and Jerome and Dorene Monahan, of Churdan. A March 24 wedding is planned. Powers is a 2011 graduate of Pocahontas Area High School. She received her ...

Compart — Smith

Theresa Mae Compart, of Fort Dodge, and Grant Sheppard Smith, of Algona, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Marc and Peg Compart, of Lehigh; and Steve and Deb Smith, of Algona. A March 17 wedding is planned. Compart is a 2000 graduate of Southeast Webster High School. She earned ...

Ivory — Weber

CEDAR FALLS — Brianna Weber and Michael Ivory, both of Cedar Falls, were married Nov. 4, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls. Parents of the couple are Ken and Jayne Weber, of Cedar Falls; and Tim and Brenda Ivory, of Fort Dodge. Matron of honor was Hilary Iehl, of Cedar ...

Jones — Lundberg

Kylee Jones, of Fort Dodge, and Tanner Lundberg, of Pilot Mound, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jim and Rhonda Jones, of Fort Dodge; and Mike and Leanne Lundberg, of Pilot Mound. An Aug. 4, 2018, wedding is planned. Jones graduated from Iowa Central Community College and ...

Alliger — Peacock

GOWRIE — Michelle Alliger, of Gowrie, and Colby Peacock, of Paton, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Larry and Jill Alliger, of Gowrie; and Bob and Kristi Peacock, of Paton. A June 2, 2018, wedding is planned. Alliger is a 2007 graduate of Prairie Valley High School. She ...

Kapustka — Hefley

Haley Kapustka and Collin Hefley, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Pete and Renee Kapustka, Sheila Hansen and Jamie Hefley, all of Fort Dodge. A May 19, 2018, wedding is planned. Kapustka is a graduate of St. Edmond High School. She is a nurse at UnityPoint ...