Engagements

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 ...

Downs — Hargrave

Jim and Marilyn Downs, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Downs, to Eli Hargrave, son of Michael and Laurie Hargrave, of Marshalltown. Grandparents are Howard and Eleanor Stegmann, Jerry and Donna Downs and Dennis and Diane Matney.Leslie is a graduate of ...

Fulton — Benedict

Peg Fulton, of Marshalltown, and Steve Fulton, of Whitten, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Courtney to Ron Benedict, son of Ron and Rita Benedict of Springfield, Pa.Courtney is a 1996 graduate of Marshalltown High School, a 2000 graduate of University of Northern ...

Shaffar — Fouch

Lisa and Troy Meyer, of Marshalltown, along with Terry and Jill Shaffar, of State Center, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amber Marie Shaffar, to Colton Robert Fouch, son to Dennis Fouch, of Melbourne, and Cindy Fouch, of Marshalltown.Amber is a recent ...

Ambler-Annis

Jason and Valerie Paper, of Conrad, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ambler to Jeremy Annis, son of Juli and Dennis Hyland, of Carver, Minn., and Jamie Annis, of Cedar Rapids.Brittany is a high school graduate of BCLUW in Conrad and a graduate of ...

Acton — Gregory

Patrick and April Acton, of Gladbrook, are announcing the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Tara Danielle, to William Gregory, son of John and Barbara Gregory, all of Cedar Rapids.Tara is a 2002 graduate of Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School, a 2006 graduate of the University of ...

Ferguson — Ferneau

Mike and Laurie Ferguson, of Altoona, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennie Lea Ferguson to Bret Patrick Ferneau, son of Glen and Dian Ferneau, of Marshalltown.The wedding will take place Oct. 17 in Marshalltown.

Shaffar — Fouch

Lisa and Troy Meyer, of Marshalltown, along with Terry and Jill Shaffar, of State Center, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amber Marie Shaffar, to Colton Robert Fouch, of Melbourne.Amber is a recent graduate of Upper Iowa University while Colton is employed by ...

Ewalt — Meyer

Randy and Melanie Ewalt, of Marshalltown, and Dan and Alicia Meyer, of Baxter, announce the engagement of their children, Ashley Ewalt and Nick Meyer, of Des Moines.Keith and JoAnn Noack and Dave and Carol Ewalt are the grandparents of Ashely Ewalt and Betty Ellis, of Newton, is the grandparent ...

Blocker — Carr

Steve and Kris Blocker, of State Center, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Nicole Blocker to Zachary Ryan Carr son of Rick and Johneen Carr, of Altoona, and Doug and Lisa Foley, of Ankeny.The bride is a 2009 graduate of East Marshall High School. She attended Waldorf College ...

Phillips — Hoeksema

Alyssa Phillips and Caleb Hoeksema, along with their parents, Arlen and Luann Phillips and Jim and Donna Hoeksema, wish to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.Alyssa is a 2011 Oskaloosa Senior High School graduate and a 2015 William Penn University graduate. She is employed at ...

Diehm — Harger

Dennis and Roxann Diehm, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Jessica to Matthew Harger, son of Jon and Cheryl Harger, of State Center.Jessica is a graduate of Marshalltown High School and Matthew is a graduate of West Marshall.A Sept. 19 wedding is ...

Jenkins — Gribbins

Michael and Teresa Jenkins, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelsey Winifred Jenkins to Adam Wesley Gribbins, son of Wayne Gribbins and Donna Hadley, of Marshalltown.The couple will exchange their wedding vows on Aug. 22.

Packer — O’Connor

Paul and Julianne Packer, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jenni Packer, to Mark O'Connor, son of Dan and Bev O'Connor, of Mount Vernon.Jenni is a graduate of the University of Iowa and is a cabinet/kitchen designer at Kitchen Classic, Ltd. in ...

Mathern — Fattig

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Mathern and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Fattig are announcing the engagement and upcoming wedding of Kacie Mathern and Rob Fattig. An November wedding is planned.

Lewis — Stanley

Bob and Peggy Lewis, of Marshalltown, announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Ashley Lewis to Kyle Stanley son of Gary and Peg Stanley, of Reinbeck. The wedding will be Aug. 15 at St. Henry's Catholic Church, Marshalltown.Ashley grew up in Marshalltown, graduated from Marshalltown ...