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Weddings and Engagements

Hunter

PEORIA, Ariz. — Melanie Hinrichs and Matthew Hunter, of Peoria, Arizona were married Oct. 20, 2018, in an outdoor ceremony in Scottsdale, Arizona. Parents of the couple are Kenyon and Debbie Hinrichs of Webster City; Linda Hunter and Kevin VanOtterloo, of Eagle Grove; and Bill Hunter and ...

Twait — Sailor

TUCSON, Ariz. — Lauren Twait and Mitchell Sailor, both of Tucson, Arizona, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Kevin and Cathy Twait, of Manson; Donna Sailor, of Waterloo; and the late Lennon Sailor. An April 20 wedding is planned. Twait is a 2011 graduate of Manson Northwest ...

McKee-Burke

Julie McKee and Gene Burke, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are the late Rosemary McKee of Chula Vista, California, and the late Lorraine Burke, of Fort Dodge. A Sept. 7, 2019 wedding is planned. McKee is an area supervisor for Caseys General Stores and a student ...

Bouge

MEDIAPOLIS — Emily Poldervaart and Dylan Bouge, both of Mediapolis, were married Oct. 6, 2018, at Veterans Memorial Park, Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Steven and Ronica Poldervaart, of Fort Dodge, and the late David and Debra Bouge, of Burlington. Maid of honor was Jennifer ...

Kutz

AMES — Allison Becker and Konor Kutz, both of Ames, were married Sept. 8, 2018, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Kathy Becker, of Fort Dodge; and Keith and Teresa Kutz, of Fort Dodge. Matron of honor was Mandy Nagl. Bridesmaids were ...

Wikert — Norine

NORTH LIBERTY — Karissa Wikert and Tyler Norine, both of North Liberty, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Cathy Wikert and Keith Schnell, Ringsted; Bill and Joey Wikert, Milford; and Ron and Bernita Norine, Fort Dodge. A May 11, 2019, wedding is planned. Wikert graduated from ...

Flattery

WEST DES MOINES — Victoria Scarpinato and Tim Flattery, both of West Des Moines, were married Nov. 24, 2018, at The Basilica of St. John, Des Moines. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Judy Scarpinato, of Sherrard, Illinois; and Dave and Debbie Flattery, of Fort Dodge. Maids of honor ...

Halligan-Moorhouse

Beth Halligan, originally of Fort Dodge, and Greg Moorhouse, of Maplewood, Minnesota, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Don and Deb Halligan, of Fort Dodge, and Bob and Mary Moorhouse of White Bear Lake, Minnesota. A July 13, 2019, wedding is planned. Halligan is a graduate of ...

Darrow

NEWELL — Courtney Vaughn and Bo Darrow, both of Newell, were married Aug. 11, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Ted and Kim Vaughn, of Fort Dodge, and Randy and Tina Darrow, of Ankeny. Maid of honor was Amber Kelley, sister of the bride. Best ...

Carlson

ANKENY — Cally Duncan and Nicholas Carlson, both of Ankeny, were married July 28, 2018, at the Altoona United Methodist Church in Altoona. Parents of the couple are Jim and Wendy Duncan, of Gowrie, and Marty and Christi Carlson, of Gowrie. Maid of honor was Chelsea Anderson. Best ...

Matthes

Megan Gibson and Nathan Matthes, both from Fort Dodge, were married Oct. 13, 2018 at The Shores at Five Island in Emmetsburg. Parents of the couple are Steve Gibson of Emmetsburg, Deb Gibson of QueenCreek, Arizona and Marc and Jill Matthes of Fort Dodge. Maid of honor was Taylor Gibson, ...

Lara

Katie Deal and Mark Lara, both of Fort Dodge were married Sept. 15, 2018 in Fort Dodge. Parents of the couple are Darci and Gary Mersch, of Clare; Diane Roby, of Fort Dodge; and the late Paul Lara. Matron of honor was Molly Baker, of Fort Dodge. Bridesmaids included Brittany Miller; ...

Schmitt

EARLY — Sarah Krog and Shawn Schmitt, both of Early, were married Sept. 15, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Early. Parents are of the couple are Dan Krog, of Vincent; Doug and Karon Grebner, of Early; and the late Lenard and Mary Schmitt. Maid of honor was Emily Roycraft. Best ...

Morehouse

SAN FRANCISCO — Gina Delucca and Keith Morehouse, both of San Francisco, were married Sept. 21, 2018, at The Mountain Terrace in Woodside, California. Parents of the couple are Leopoldo and Judith Delucca, of Fort Dodge, and Tom and Susan Morehouse of Redding, California. Maid of ...

Evans

DAVENPORT — Julie Wunder and Eric Evans, both of Davenport, were married June 16, 2018, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Davenport. Parents of the couple are John and Ann Wunder, of Muscatine; and Jon and Marsha Evans, of Fort Dodge. Matron of honor was Elizabeth Walker. Maid ...

Kleis

WEST DES MOINES — Rachel Evans, of West Des Moines, and Drew Kleis, of West Des Moines, were married on Aug. 4, 2018, at the Third Reformed Church in Pella. Parents of the couple are Jon and Marsha Evans, of Fort Dodge, and Mike and Dawn Kleis, of Pella. Maid of honor was Kenzie ...

Kuhl — O’Leary

Kiley Kuhl, of Mapleton, and Ryan O’Leary, of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are David and Brigit Kuhl, of Mapleton; and Chris and the late Tom O’Leary, of Fort Dodge. A Nov. 10 wedding is planned. Kuhl is a registered nurse at Friendship Haven in Fort ...

Brungardt — Phillips

ANKENY — Jill Brungardt and Steve Phillips, both of Ankeny, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Bill and Ann Brungardt, of Fort Dodge, and Rick and Deana Phillips, of Lerna, Illinois. An Oct. 27 wedding is planned. Brungardt is an executive resolution OA analyst with Wells Fargo ...

Nekvinda

CLIVE — Alexandra Brennan-Rowe and Brock Nekvinda were married Sept. 15, 2018, in Bondurant. Parents of the couple are Richard Rose and Dawn Brennan-Rowe, of Fort Dodge, and Noble and Marsha Nekvinda, of Bondurant. Maid of honor was Tram Messerly, of Iowa City. Bridesmaids were Aubrey ...

Bergren — Dencklau

Kea Bergren and Conner Dencklau, both of Fort Dodge, are engaged. Parents of the couple are Rita and Stacy Bergren, of Barnum, and Kevin and Dawn Dencklau, of Fort Dodge. A Nov. 3 wedding is planned. Bergren works at Mercy Clinics Family Medicine. Dencklau is self-employed at Dencklau Trucking.