Engagements

Gerhardt-Nelson to wed Oct. 21

FAIRMONT — Stacie Gerhardt and Randy Nelson of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Fairmont, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are the late Richard Berg and JoAnn Berg of Fairmont, and the late Gerald and Mary Nelson of Fairmont. Stacie graduated from ...

Ringell-Sinn to wed July 1

SHERBURN — Alexandra Ringnell and Tyler Sinn announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Troy and Laura Ringnell of Sherburn, Jeff and Beth Sinn of Trimont. A July 1 wedding will be held in Sherburn.

Haugen-Pauling to wed Sept. 23

SHERBURN — Jacquelyn Haugen and Lyle Pauling announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Bruce and Jeannette Haugen of Sherburn, Lynda Hatland of Emmetsburg, Iowa, and the late Lyle Sr. and Sue Pauling. Jacquelyn graduated from Presentation College in ...

Brandt-Thiesse to wed July 29

LEDYARD — Cierra Brandt and Tanner Thiesse announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Rodney and Tari Brandt of Ledyard, Iowa, Todd and Cathy Thiesse of Fairmont. Cierra recently graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in ...

Stensland-Bass to wed July 29

FAIRMONT — Stephanie Stensland and Colton Bass announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Larry and Deb Stensland of Granada, Jeff and Melissa Bass of Hills. Stephanie graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University. She works as an elementary teacher ...

Splinter-Shumski to wed Aug. 5

FAIRMONT — Emily Splinter and Carter Shumski announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dale Splinter, Chris and Dereck Bartz, Jim Shumski, Sandy and Steve Griese. Emily is employed at Great Plains Transportation in Fairmont, and Carter is a self-employed ...

Ruen-Gilbert to wed July 8

FAIRMONT — Sydney Ruen and Jonah Gilbert announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Paul and Sue Ruen of Fairmont, Keith and Betsy Gilbert of Arden Hills. Sydney graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in nursing. She is employed as a nurse ...

Blake-Vetter to marry Oct. 7

FAIRMONT — Lacy Blake and Josh Vetter announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Chris and Cherish Blake of Portland, Ore., Jeff and Renae Vetter of Fairmont. Lacy graduated from American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles, with a degree in ...

Diekmann-Burnett to wed Sept. 16

FAIRMONT — Brittany Diekmann and Chris Burnett announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Myla Diekmann and Anthony Tate of Fairmont, and Jeff and Cindy Burnett of Sherburn. A Sept. 16 wedding is planned at Lincoln Park in Fairmont.

Haugen-Jensen to wed June 17

FAIRMONT — Shana Haugen and Ryan Jensen announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Shari Haugen of Clear Lake, Iowa, Mary and Herbie Wittmus of Fairmont, and the late Mark Haugen and Dan Jensen. Both Shana and Ryan are involved in management at McDonald’s ...

Koeritz-Luther to marry July 1

NORTHROP — Hayley Koeritz and Paul Luther announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Tom and Heidi Koeritz of Northrop, and Stan and Sharon Luther of Lewisville. Hayley graduated from Concordia University, Nebraska, with a bachelor’s degree in graphic ...

Meyer-Berhow to wed July 22

FAIRMONT — Reanne Meyer and Nick Berhow announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dale Meyer of Fairmont, Deb Holz of Welcome, and Paul and Vickie Berhow of Truman. Reanne graduated from Buena Vista University in 2008 with a degree in elementary education. ...

Voyles-Kallemeyn to wed June 11

LEWISVILLE — Alissa Voyles and Dylan Kallemeyn announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Scott and Heidi Voyles of Lewisville, and Joe and Lisa Kallemeyn of Fairmont. Alissa is self-employed with Keep ’Em Runnin’ Equine Massage. Dylan is ...

Snyder-Schaal to wed Oct. 28

FAIRMONT — Jennifer Snyder and Bradley Schaal announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Paula Snyder of Fairmont, Marsha Muller of Fairmont, Mark Snyder and David Schaal, both deceased. Jennifer attended cosmetology school in San Diego, Calif. She is ...

Christians-Douglas to wed Oct. 7

FAIRMONT — Laura Christians and Matthew Douglas announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Kent and Marlys Christians, Randy and Karen Douglas, all of Fairmont. Laura graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College with associate’s degrees in early childhood ...

Geistfeld-Schock to wed June 24

TRUMAN — Haley Geistfeld and Garrett Schock announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Troy and Yolonda Geistfeld of Truman, Greg and Lori Schock of Granada. Haley graduated from Minnesota State-Mankato with a degree in elementary education. She is ...

Traetow-Babineau to wed June 11

FAIRMONT — Angela Traetow and Matthew Babineau announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Larry and Bonnie Traetow of Fairmont, Lucien and Louise Babineau of Wiscasset, Maine. Angela graduated from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington with a ...

Denton-Ekstrom to wed June 17

GRANADA — Bethanie Anne Denton and Andrew Karl Ekstrom announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dan and Sheila Denton of Granada, Jon Beebe of Mapleton, and Gary and Robin Ekstrom of Lewisville. Bethanie works as an office manager and caseworker for the ...

Breneman-Crosby to wed May 6

SHERBURN — Paige Breneman and Payten Crosby announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are David and Julie Breneman, Tom and Lisa Crosby, all of Sherburn. Paige was an undergrad at Gustavus Adolphus College, and will graduate from Carroll University in August ...

Dukart-Smith to wed Sept. 9

ARMSTRONG — Carly Dukart and Bradley Smith announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Scott and Nancy Dukart of Lakeville, Marklynn Smith-Wegner of Armstrong, and the late Richard Smith. Carly graduated from the University of Minnesota-Morris with a ...