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Weddings and Engagements

Love — Twait

WAVERLY — Laura Love and Cal Twait, both of Waverly, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Michael and Lynn Love, of Winnebago, Illinois, and Kevin and Cathy Twait, of Manson. An April 24 wedding is planned. Love is a 2016 graduate of Winnebago and 2019 graduate of the University of ...

Hillman

WEST DES MOINES — Emily Hollman and Drew Hillman were married on Nov. 21, 2020, in Ankeny. Parents of the couple are Karl and Pat Hollman, of Burnside, and Doug Hillman, of West Des Moines, and the late SueAnn Hillman. Jess Hilbert was maid of honor. Quinton Smith was best ...

Tharp

WEBSTER CITY — Brianne Mensing and Matthew Tharp, both of Richfield, Minnesota, were married July 25 at Woodlake Lutheran Church, Richfield, Minnesota. Parents of the couple are David and Debra Mensing, of Bloomington, Minnesota, and Brad and Julie Tharp, of Webster City. Maid of honor ...

Petersen — Wolvington

Julie Lynn Petersen, formerly of Rockwell City, and Michael Raymond Wolvington, of Chadron, Nebraska, are engaged An April 10, 2021, wedding is planned. The couple’s parents are Mark and Dawn Williamson, of Rockwell City and the late Ralph Petersen of Ida Grove; and Randy and Donna ...

Moritz — Lindner

Alyson Moritz and David Lindner, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Shawn and Sherry Moritz and Dana and Paula Lindner, all of Fort Dodge. An Oct. 17 wedding is planned. Moritz is employed at Iowa Heart Center, Fort Dodge. Linder is employed at Midstate, Fort Dodge.

Hollman — Hillman

URBANDALE — Emily Hollman, of Urbandale, and Drew Hillman, of West Des Moines, are engaged. The parents of the couple are Karl and Pat Hollman, of Burnside, and Doug Hillman and the late SueAnn Hillman, of West Des Moines. A wedding is planned for Nov. 21, 2020. Hollman is a 2005 ...

Erickson — Smith

LEHIGH — Tara Erickson and Brett Smith, both of Lehigh, are engaged. The parents of the couple are Bob Meyer, of Dayton; the late Linda Meyer; and Dan and Sue Smith, of Lehigh. A wedding is planned for Aug. 8, 2020. Erickson is a graduate of Southeast Webster High School. She is ...

Walstrom — Hehnke

DES MOINES — Sydney Walstrom and Branson Hehnke, both of Des Moines, are engaged. The parents of the couple are Ron and Brenda Walstrom, of Fort Dodge; Mike Hehnke, of Winterset; and Barb and Glen Emary, of Des Moines. A wedding is planned for Oct. 31, 2020. Walstrom is a 2008 ...

Kelleher — Armstrong

BADGER — Patrick Kelleher and Abigail Armstrong, both of Badger, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Steve Kelleher, of Fort Dodge; Jim and Kathleen Schreier, of Fort Dodge; and Harry and Tammy Armstrong, of Badger. An Oct. 10 wedding is planned. Kelleher is a 2013 graduate from ...

Mensing — Tharp

WEBSTER CITY — Brianne Mensing and Matt Tharp, both of Minneapolis, Minnesota, are engaged. Parents of the couple are David and Debra Mensing, of Bloomington, Minnesota, and Brad and Julie Tharp, of Webster City. A July 25, 2020, wedding is planned. Mensing is a graduate of ...

Baardson

WEST DES MOINES — Molly Schminke and Taylor Baardson, of West Des Moines, were married on Aug. 17, 2019, in New Virginia. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Sarah Schminke of Fort Dodge, and David and Kristen Baardson, of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was Alex Schminke, of Willowa, ...

Darr — Bax

MANSON —Cassie Darr and Zachery Bax, both of Manson, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Leanne and Brian Darr of Manson and Dianne and Vince Bax of Sweetwater, Texas. A Sept. 19, 2020 wedding is planned at Briggs Woods Conference Center in Webster City. Darr is a 2018 graduate of ...

Donahe — Boland

Katie Donahe and Ryan Boland, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Jody and Jim Donahe, Robin Boland and the late Gene Boland, all of Fort Dodge. An June 20, 2020, wedding is planned. Donahe is a 2013 graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High School and received a ...

Lentsch — Johnson

Alyssa Lentsch, of Clare, and Jay Johnson, of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Timothy and Michelle Lentsch, of Clare; Mark Johnson, of Fort Dodge; and Gale Johnson, of Denver, Colorado. A June 27, 2020, wedding is planned in Fort Dodge. Lentsch has a bachelor’s ...

Chamness

Katie Ann Evans and Stephen Leonard Chamness were married on Aug. 31, 2019, in Clarion. Parents of the couple are Brian and Sue Evans, Wellington, Colorado, Joni and Tim Caufield, Webster City; and Gary and Nicole Chamness, Blairsburg. Maid of honor was Brooke Evans, Lehigh, sister of ...

Becker — Schrodt

Tasha Becker, of Fort Dodge, and Adam Schrodt, formerly of Des Moines, are engaged. A Jan. 11, 2020, wedding is planned. She works as a office manager for Twin Rivers Habitat for Humanity in Fort Dodge. He is a conductor with Canadian National Railroad in Fort Dodge.

Sailor

TUCSON, Ariz. — Lauren Twait and Mitchell Sailor, both of Tucson, Arizona, were married April 20, 2019, in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Cathy Twait, of Manson; Donna Sailor, of Waterloo; and the late Lennon Sailor. The matron of honor was Kristen Collison, ...

Schliske

Chelsee Owens and Brody Schliske, both of Fort Dodge, were married on Sept. 21, 2019, at Lizard Creek Ranch, Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Candi and Justin Lyftogt, of Fort Dodge; and Kristine and Robert Schliske, of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was Adena Habhab. Best man was ...

Hilbert — Rockafellow

DES MOINES — Megan Hilbert and Shane Rockafellow, both of Des Moines, are engaged. Parents of the couple are David and Kristy Hilbert, of Fort Dodge; Donald and Vicky Rockafellow, of Fort Dodge; and Patti and Larry Ely, of Nixa, Missouri. An Oct. 12 wedding is planned. Hilbert is a ...

Flattery

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Christina Rogers and Michael Flattery, both of Brookline, Massachusetts, were married Aug. 3 at Holy Family Parish in Poland, Ohio. Parents of the couple are Paul and the late Tyrene Rogers, of Poland, Ohio, and Dan and Roxie Flattery, of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor ...