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Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Engagement Announcements

Lockey, Christoffel to marry in Spencer (08/13/14)
Denice and Randy Christoffel, of Granville, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son Ryan. Ryan graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in communications. He worked as the sports editor of the Dickinson County News for eight years and is currently employed at MSC Industrial Supply Company as an account service representative. Marlee, the daughter of Mark and Mary Ann Lockey, of Box Elder, S.D., attended undergrad at Oklahoma Wesleyan University and received her masters from Asbury Theological Seminary. She is a licensed mental health counselor at Seasons Center in Spencer. The couple will be married on Sept. 27, 2014 at Hope Church in Spencer.
Busse, Kuester schedule Aug. 9 nuptials (08/06/14)
Dan and Mary Busse, of Norfolk, Nebraska, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Kristi Busse, of Spencer, to Adam Kuester, also of Spencer. Adam is the son of Chuck and Inez Kuester, of Royal. Kristi graduated from Norfolk Senior High (2000), obtained a bachelor's degree from Buena Vista University (2004), and earned her law degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln (2008). She currently works for Clay County as the assistant county attorney. Adam graduated from Clay Central-Everly (2000), and received his bachelor's degree from Wartburg College (2004). He works for Northwest Iowa Sprinkler as an irrigation technician. The couple plan to wed Aug. 9, 2014.
Rosacker, Cooley to wed Sept. 20 (08/06/14)
Whytnee Rosacker and Cole Cooley of Spencer announce their engagement and upcoming wedding Sept. 20, 2014. Whytnee is daughter of Phil and Tammy Rosacker of Spencer. Grandparents are the late Sydney Ver Meer, Rosella Rosacker and late Don Rosacker -- all of Spencer. Cole son of Sherri Webster of Spencer, and grandson of Niles and Patricia Swancutt, of Spencer. Whytnee is employed at House of Hair as massage therapist. Cole is employed with Iowa Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention NCO in Spencer.
Madsen, Thompson to marry in West Des Moines (07/30/14)
Paul and Joy Madsen of Sioux Rapids are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacy Madsen to Adam Thompson, son of Marsha Thompson of Grimes, and Kevin Thompson of Des Moines. Stacy is a 2003 graduate Sioux Central Community School in Sioux Rapids, and a 2007 graduate of Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota, with a bachelor's degree in radiological technology. She is employed at Iowa Ortho in Des Moines...
Zellaha, Ege to marry in Okoboji (07/23/14)
Shane and Diana Zellaha, of Spencer, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Shayna, granddaughter of Marilyn Zellaha, to Cory Ege. Shayna graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in accounting. She is currently employed at Cherokee Rural Water as the office manager...
Hartzell, Pratt to wed Sept. 6 (07/23/14)
Samantha Hartzell and TJ Pratt announced their intentions to marry on Sept. 6, 2014 in Des Moines. Samantha is the daughter of Bob and Shelly Hartzell, and TJ is the son of Randy and Rhonda Pratt -- all of Spencer. Samantha is employed at Millennium Therapy in Des Moines, and the groom works at Varsity Groups in Altoona...
Forey, Peterson to wed Sept. 20 (07/16/14)
Adam Peterson and Ashley Forey announce their plans to marry on Sept. 20, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. A reception will be conducted at Clay County Regional Events Center in Spencer. Ashley graduated from Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School in 2008. She works at the Spencer Municipal Hospital as a radiologic technologist...
Rouse, Albert to marry Aug. 2 (07/09/14)
Glenn and Cleone Rouse, of Spencer, are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Taylor to Doug Albert, son of Randy and Robin Albert, also of Spencer. Doug is a 2006 graduate of Spencer High School and a 2009 graduate of Kirkwood Community College...
McGranahan, Vogel plan Aug. 2 wedding (07/02/14)
Allen and Cindy McGranahan, of Dickens, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ellyn to Travis Vogel, of Laramie, Wyo., son of Daniel and Lexis Vogel, of Hoven, S.D. Ellyn is a 2008 graduate of Okoboji High School and a 2012 graduate of Iowa State University...
Hess, Jones to wed Aug. 16 (07/02/14)
James and Lisa Hess and Curtis and Mary Ellen Jones -- all of Spencer, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter and son, Megan Hess and William Jones. Megan is a graduate of Spencer High School, Drake University and William Mitchell College of Law. She currently represents Clay, Palo Alto and southern Dickinson counties in the Iowa House of Representatives...
Petersen, Watermiller to wed in Colorado (06/25/14)
Tara Petersen and Ryan Watermiller are happy to announce their engagement. Tara is the daughter of Dennis and Joan Petersen, and granddaughter of Alvin and Lorene Petersen. Tara attended the University of Northern Iowa where she met Ryan. She graduated from UNI with a degree in accounting and is now a financial reporting accountant for Principal Financial Group in Des Moines...
Pearson and Sewell to marry in August (06/11/14)
Lloyd and Joyce Pearson of Spencer and Bob and Kay Sewell of Milford are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, April Pearson and Mike Sewell. April is a 2008 graduate of Spencer High School. April graduated from UNI in 2011 with a finance and real estate degree. April is currently working at CBRE, Inc. in Wet Des Moines as a commercial appraiser...
Heins, Kaldahl to wed June 21 (06/11/14)
Rev. Paul and Kristin Kaldahl of Spencer announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son, Joel, to Sarah Heins, daughter of Paul and Cindy Heins of Higginsville, Mo. Joel is a 2010 graduate of Spencer High School and a 2014 graduate of Concordia University in Seward, Neb. with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Joel is currently employed by Union Bank in Lincoln, Neb., as a college savings fund representative...
Wilson, Brierly to wed in October (06/04/14)
Whitney Wilson and Adam Brierly are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Whitney is the daughter of Mike and Kim Wilson of Spencer. Whitney is a 2010 graduate from University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in business management with an emphasis in human resources. She is currently employed by Golden Grain Energy in Mason City...