HARLAN -- Katie Kroger and Kyle Haake both of Des Moines will marry on September 9 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Harlan. Katie is the daughter of Jayne and Mark Kohorst, Harlan; and Craig and Deanne Kroger, Harlan. Kyle is the son of Darin and Tammy Haake, Harlan.
ATLANTIC -- Katlyn Mudd and Aaron Sondag both of Elk Horn will exchange marriage vows on September 9 at the First United Methodist Church in Atlantic.
ELK HORN -- Laura Christine Smith and Tate Douglas Stetzel both of Guthrie Center will marry in September at the Elk Horn Lutheran Church.
HARLAN -- Joseph and Rosemary Vandenberg of Kirkman will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on August 13. A 50th renewal of vows was held on April 26, 2017 officiated by the same priest, Father George Murphy, that performed their wedding ceremony.
PORTSMOUTH -- Kelsey Cro-ghan and Jarad Gaskill both of Irwin exchanged marriage vows on July 22, 2017 at St. Mary Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Father John Dorton and Father David Smith performed the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the couple are Bob and Janet Croghan, Portsmouth; and Greg...
MAGNOLIA -- Melissa Renz of Harlan and Jacub Hazen of Magnolia will exchange marriage vows on September 9 in an outdoor ceremony at the Hazen farm in Magnolia.
HARLAN -- Margaret M. Feldman of Harlan will observe her 95th birthday on August 17. Her family is planning a card shower in her honor. Cards will reach her if sent to 2108 12th Street, Apt. 261, Harlan, IA 51537.
KIMBALLTON -- Ashley Brown and Jeff Hambrecht both of West Des Moines were married on April 22, 2017 at the Cottonwood Barn in Kimballton. The bride’s uncle Dr. Dennis Knudsen performed the 4 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents of the bride are Rick and Jo Brown, Harlan. Parents of the groom...
DEFIANCE -- The family of Richard “Dick” Ahrenholtz is hosting an open house to celebrate Dick’s 80th birthday on Sunday, August 6 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Defiance. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.
HARLAN -- Cletus and Mary Jane Gubbels of Harlan will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on August 5. Their two daughters are planning a card shower in their honor. Cards will reach them if sent to 1306 Lincoln Ave., Harlan, IA 51537.