Engagements

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Kaufman — Siemens

Allen and Luann Kaufman, of Tama, announces the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Amber Kaufman to Jason Siemens, son of Harlan and LeAnn Siemens, of Marshalltown. Amber is a 2010 graduate of South Tama County High School and is currently a direct support staffer with ...

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Ulen — Anctil

Jim and Robin Anctil, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their son, Ryan, to Alanna Ulen, daughter of Gordon and Janet Ulen, of Peabody, Mass. Ryan is a 2006 graduate of Marshalltown High School and a 2010 graduate of Drake University; he is currently employed as a Senior Logistics ...

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Larson — McKibben

Rodney and Megan Larson, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Larson to Connor McKibben, son of Kent and Tara McKibben, of Iowa Falls. They are both currently enrolled at the University of Northern Iowa. Lauren is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Elementary ...

Bjelland — Wilkinson

Katie Elaine Bjelland and Caleb John Wilkinson announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Katie is the daughter of Brent and Phyllis Bjelland, of Marshalltown, and Caleb is the son of Walter and Jan Wilkinson, also of Marshalltown. Katie is a 2012 graduate of Marshalltown High School and ...

Harris — Bour

Kate Harris and Ryan Bour announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Kate is the daughter of Jeff and Nancy Harris, of Marshalltown, and Ryan is the son of Nancy and Larry Seifert, of Tiffin, Ohio.Kate is a 2007 graduate of Marshalltown High School and a 2011 graduate of Simpson College in ...

Krafka — Stalzer

Emily Krafka and Ross Stalzer, both of Haverhill, are announcing their engagement and approaching wedding.Parents of the couple are Dave Krafka, of Dysart, Pat and Sue McLean, of Traer, and Dick and Sheryl Stalzer, of Haverhill.The bride-to-be is employed by Swift Greenhouses Inc., and the ...

Mitchell — Vance

Samantha Mitchell and Jonathan Vance announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Samantha is the daughter of Ron and Donna Mitchell, and Jonathan is the son of Jeff and Anne Vance, all of Marshalltown.Samantha is a 2010 graduate of Marshalltown High School and a 2013 graduate of Central ...

Shiek — Dunlap

Rob and Becky Shiek, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlyn Shiek, to Drew Dunlap, of Beckley, W.Va., son of Charles Dunlap and the late Rebekah Dunlap, of Glen Daniels, W.Va.Caitlyn is a 2009 graduate of Marshalltown High School and a 2013 graduate of Simpson ...

Warren (Janssen) — Warnell

Connie and Bill Warren would like to announce the wedding of there daughter Sierra Warren (Janssen) to Colton Warnell, the son of Scott and Lori Warnell.The wedding will be held July 9.

Wiseman — Barber

Kevin and Cathy Wiseman, of Cedar Rapids, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Joy, of Atlanta, Ga., to Nick Barber, also of Atlanta, Ga.Nick is the son of Mike and Diane Barber, Palm Coast, Fla. Alicia is the granddaughter of Alan and Joy West, of Marshalltown, and Dorothy and the ...

Ohrt — Berkson

Ed and Kathy Ohrt, of Gladbrook, are announcing the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Ann Ohrt to Eric William Berkson, son of William Berkson, of Laurel, Md., and Janet Young, of University Park, Md.The bride-to-be is a graduate of Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School. She ...

Harding — Bare

Dale and Catherine Harding, of Albion, would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Hannah Harding to Darren Bare, son of Patsy Morris and the late Richard Bare, of Anadarko, Okla. The couple will wed on June 4 at the Lincoln Valley Golf Course in State Center.

Harem — Wilson

Tim and Linda Harem and Todd and Angie Wilson, all of Le Grand, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children Alissa Kay Harem and Lucas Allen Wilson.Alissa has a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Northern Iowa. She is currently a second grade ...

Gifford — Trowbridge

John and Michele Trowbridge and Kelly and Karen Gifford are pleased to announce the engagement of Trent Trowbridge and Kristen Gifford.Trent is a 2011 graduate of Marshalltown High School and received his B.A. in Business Administration from Buena Vista. He is employed at Mercer in ...

Klinefelter — 99th

Evelyn Klinefelter celebrated her 99th birthday on Feb. 27 at Southridge Nursing and Rehab withfamily and friends attending.She was born on a farm north of Conrad and then after marriage resided in Grundy Center, Beaman for 25 years, Marshalltown and Bickford Cottage for eight years where she ...

New Arrivals, March 6, 2016

Haley Williams and Alex Loffgren are the parents of a son, Ashton Douglas Loffgren, born at 1:49 p.m. on Feb. 22 at Central Iowa Healthcare weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches in length. Grandparents are Anna Grandstaff, Matt Williams, Stacey Smith, Doug Loffgren, Cheryl ...

Rodgers – Sharp

Patricia Ann Rodgers and Justin Parker Sharp, of Chariton, are announcing their engagement and upcoming wedding.Patricia is the daughter of Mark and Phyllis Rodgers, of Garwin. She is a 2005 graduate of Green Mountain-Garwin High School and a 2009 graduate of Wartburg College. Patricia is ...

Bessman — Ryerson

Rick Bessman, of Green Mountain, is announcing the engagement of his daughter Angie Bessman to Marcus Ryerson, son of Stan and Marianne Neff, of Beaman, and Mike Ryerson and Helga Rogers, of Ames.Angie is a graduate of GMG and is a CHPNA at Iowa River Hospice. Marcus is a graduate of BCLUW and ...

Beals — Swartz

Samantha Beals and Spencer Swartz announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Samantha is the daughter of Paul and Jennifer Beals, of Marshalltown. Spencer is the son of Kevin and Kim Swartz, of Marshalltown.Samantha graduated from Marshalltown High School in 2010, and graduated from Grand ...

Knox — Manatt

Amanda Knox and Craig Manatt announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Amanda is the daughter of Doug and Mary Knox, of Marshalltown. Craig is the son of Alan and Janet Manatt, of Tama.Amanda graduated from Marshalltown High School in 2007 and graduated from the Registered Nursing program ...