Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries

Strand, Weber

WABASSO — Crystal Strand and Jason Weber announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Milan Strand and Julie Strand of Wabasso and Mark and Amy Weber of Elk River. Strand works for Health Partners in Sartell and Weber is employed by Orbital ATK in Elk River. A June 2, 2018, wedding is ...

Gardner, Bofferding

MARSHALL — Sidne Gardner and Samuel Bofferding were married Aug. 12, 2017, in Absarokee, Montana. Parents of the bride are Scott and Pam Gardner of Springfield and Tom and Karen Bofferding of Marshall. The maid of honor was Carli Arnoldi, a friend of the bride. The best man was Beau ...

Johnson, Minett

RUTHTON — Morgan Johnson and Jason Minett announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Andy and Jayne Johnson, Worthington and Joel and Karen Minett, Ruthton. Johnson is a 2013 graduate of Worthington High School and a 2017 graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University with a ...

Karjala, Patterson

COTTONWOOD — Sarah Karjala and Scott Patterson announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Merle and Linda Karjala of Cottonwood and Don and Patti Patterson of Arnold, Md. Karjala is a 2001 graduate of Marshall High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, ...

Wirtz, Ludemann

MARSHALL — Ashley Wirtz and Joseph Ludemann were married Sept. 16, 2017, at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Marshall. Parents of the couple are Robert Wirtz of Walnut Grove and Denise Wirtz of Windom, and Robert and Bonnie Ludemann of Battle Creek, Neb. Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, ...

Martin

MARSHALL — C. Paul Martin and Carole Nuese were married Feb. 17, 1968, at Holy Redeemer Church.

Pechtel-Pfeiffer, Andries

MARSHALL — Laura Pechtel-Pfeiffer, and Travis Andries announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Cindy and Brian Pfeiffer and Lynn and Tom Andries, all of Marshall, and Denny and Tamara Pechtel of Maple Grove. Pechtel-Pfeiffer is a graduate of University Wisconsin-Stout with a ...

Helmer, Bofferding

DALLAS, Texas — Melody Helmer and Beau Bofferding were married June 17, 2017, in Celina, Texas. Parents of the couple are Mike and Jackie Helmer of Dallas, Texas, and Tom and Karen Bofferding of Marshall. The maid of honor was Ariel Espinoza, a friend of the bride. The best man was Sam ...

Mortier, Welu

MILROY — Emily Mortier and Elijah Welu announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mike and Mary Mortier of Marshall and John and Theresa Welu of Milroy. Both are 2014 graduates of Marshall High School. Mortier is a 2017 graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University with a ...

Zarzana, Madden

MARSHALL — Elaine Zarzana and Fin Madden were married on July 5, 2017, at Bratadal Vandrarhem near Ullared, Sweden. Parents of the couple are Jim and Marianne Zarzana of Marshall and Brendan Madden of Robertstown, County Kildare, Ireland, and the late Lee Madden of Toronto, Canada. The bride ...

Horsman, Sibanda

BALATON — James Horsman and Dawn Sibanda of Seattle, Washington, announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Elaine and the late David Horsman of Balaton and Herod and Siyengiwe Sibanda of Harare, Zimbabwe. Sibanda is a graduate North Dakota State University, has a master of public ...

Rye

PORTER — Rodney and Darlene Rye of Porter celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September. There were married Sept. 7, 1957, in Minneota.

Brewers

MARSHALL — Robert and Barbara Brewers of Marshall are celebrating 67 years of marriage. They were married Oct. 18, 1950.

Hutt, Boettger

BOYD — Katie Hutt and Matthew Boettger announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mavis and David Hutt of Boyd and Mary and Todd Boettger of Owatonna. Hutt is a 2012 graduate of Dawson-Boyd High School and a 2015 graduate of Alexandria Technical and Community College with degrees in ...

Smidt

MARSHALL — Rita and Gary Smidt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 3-7 p.m.today at the Eagles Club, 423 W. Main St., Marshall.

Mather, Headley

MARSHALL — Stephanie Mather and Nicholas Headley were married April 30, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Parents of the couple are Mark and Jean Mather of Marshall and Randy and Bernadine Headley of Kennebec, South Dakota. The bride is a graduate of Marshall High School and South Dakota State ...

Wirtz, Ludemann

WALNUT GROVE — Ashley Wirtz and Joseph Ludemann announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Robert Wirtz of Walnut Grove, Denise Wirtz of Windom, and Robert and Bonnie Ludemann of Norfolk, Neb. Wirtz is a graduate of Windom Area High School and Southwest Minnesota State University. ...

Webskowski, Jones

MARSHALL — Kirsten Joy Webskowski and Dylan Curtis Jones were married May 27, 2017, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Parents of the couple are Lee and Dana Webskowski of Marshall, Curt Jones of Beatrice, Neb., and Carla Jones of Odell, Neb. Maids of honor were Lauren Berg, sister ...

Kjorness

WESTBROOK — Steve and Cathy Kjorness will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at the Westbrook Rolling Hills Golf Club, in Westbrook. Let your presence be your gift.

Arnts, Mortier

MARSHALL — Kathleen Arnts and Danny Mortier announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Bernard and Peg Arnts of Alta, Iowa, and Mike and Mary Mortier of Marshall. Arnts is a 2009 graduate of Alta High School and Morningside College in 2013. She has a bachelor of science degree in ...