Weddings and Engagements

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 ...

Carpenter — Throntveit

WEBSTER CITY — Ashley Nicole Carpenter, of Webster City, and Thomas Michael Throntveit, Eagle Grove, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Robert and Diana Carpenter, Webster City; and Michael and Christina Throntveit, of Eagle Grove. A Feb. 17, 2018, wedding is planned. Carpenter ...

Weiss — Johnson

Samantha Weiss and Zane Johnson, both of Omaha, Nebraska, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Matt and Lynnae Harvey, of Fort Dodge; Randy and Rochelle Weiss, of Barnum; and Cindy and Lawrence Johnson, of Burwell, Nebraska. A Dec. 31 wedding is planned. Weiss is a 2007 ...

Ives — Sanders

Sarah Sanders, of Fort Dodge, and Jeremy Ives, of Rolfe, were married Nov. 11 in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Joe and Marlys Conrad, of Red Oak, and Jeffrey and Rebecca Ives, of Rolfe. Matron of honor was Marlys Conrad, mother of the bride. Honor attendants were Joe Sanders ...

O’Brien — Ashbrook

Baileigh O’Brien, of Fort Dodge, and Lukas Ashbrook, of Otho, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Dave O’Brien, of Fort Dodge; Diana Smith, of Lake View; Russ Ashbrook, of Manson; and Deb Fox, of Otho. A Dec. 31 wedding is planned. O’Brien is a 2008 graduate of Fort Dodge ...

Spinnato — Flattery

Genevra Spinnato and Andy Flattery, both of Kansas City, Missouri, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Joe and Maria Spinnato, of Maryville, Missouri; and Dave and Debbie Flattery, of Fort Dodge. A Jan. 6, 2018, wedding is planned. Spinnato earned her bachelor of science degree in ...

Steinkamp — Samuelson

Carissa Steinkamp and Andrew Samuelson, both of Maxwell, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Bob and Julie Steinkamp, of Arcadia; Brenda and Randy Spencer, of Fort Dodge; and Eric and Kristy Samuelson, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 28 wedding is planned. Steinkamp graduated from Kuemper ...

Collison — Twait

MANSON — Kristen Twait and Michael Collison, both of Iowa Falls, were married June 24 at Ankeny. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Cathy Twait, of Manson; and Dave and Judy Collison, of Ankeny. Maid of honor was Lauren Twait, of Manson, sister of the bride. Best man was Nick ...

Strait — Taylor

Lindsey Strait and Chris Taylor, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Rod and Nancy Strait, of Fort Dodge; and Debbie Rossmanith and Lloyd Reed, of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 14 wedding is planned. Strait earned her bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from Iowa ...

Headlee — Lumsden

Christy Headlee and Jason Lumsden, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kathy and Al Thorson, of Fort Dodge; Bob Gibbs, of Fort Dodge; the late Sandy and Richard Davis and the late Dave Van Every. A Nov. 18 wedding is planned. Headlee earned her L.P.N. from Iowa ...

Murtha — Augustine

Jenny Murtha and Andrew Augustine, both of Cedar Rapids, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Scott and Jeani Murtha, of Cedar Rapids; and Jim and Margo Augustine, of Fort Dodge. A Sept. 23 wedding is planned. Murtha earned her bachelor of arts degree in secondary education from St. ...

Sparks — Larsen

CLARE — Abigail Sparks, of Iowa City, and Kyle Larsen, of Clare, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Walter and Amy Sparks, of Iowa City; and Glen and Brenda Larsen of Clare. A Sept. 23 wedding is planned. Sparks graduated from West High School, Iowa City, in 2012 and from Iowa ...

Hansen — Ault

Abby Ault and Jon Hansen, both of Mason City, were married June 24 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Rockwell. Parents of the couple are Sharyl Ault, of Fort Dodge, and the late Ronald Ault; Mike Hansen, of Rockwell; and Julie Hansen, of Rockwell. Matron of honor was Alyssa Collier, of ...

Gibson — Taets

Kate Gibson and Sam Taets, both of Kansas City, Missouri, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kerry and Debra Gibson, of Ames; and John and Doris Taets, of Fort Dodge A Nov. 4 wedding is planned. Gibson earned her bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communication from ...