Patten, Warren set August date

Thursday, July 29, 2010
Kathy Patten and Ben Warren

Dr. James and Jane Patten, of Des Moines, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathy Patten, to Ben Warren, son of Anita and Jiggs Jorgensen and Mark and Bernie Warren, all of Spencer.

Kathy is a 2001 graduate of Valley High in West Des Moines, 2005 graduate of Luther College with a degree in art and psychology and is currently working toward her master's in social work while working as a chemical dependency counselor in Des Moines.

Ben is a 1999 graduate of Spencer High School and a 2002 graduate of University of Northern Iowa with a degree in public administration. He is employed as a compliance specialist at Aviva Life and Annuity Corporation in Des Moines.

An Aug. 14, 2010, wedding is planned.