Milestones

Brecht - Barber
Brecht - Barber
Brecht - Barber Keith and Becky Brecht of Olin, IA are proud to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter McKenzie to Derek Barber, son of Steve and Kathy Barber of Oxford Junction, IA. They will exchange vows May 3rd, 2014 at an outside ceremony on the farm of Derek's grandparents, Keith and the late Donna Barber.
Miller - Garnant
Miller - Garnant
Miller - Garnant Jerilyn Miller and Jared Garnant, Fairfax, IA, are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jerilyn is the daughter of Chris and Lynn Miller of Walford, IA. Jared is the son of Sherry and James Garnant of Ely, IA. The couple graduated from Prairie High School in 2007 and both attended Kirkwood Community College. Jared currently works for Kenway Excavating and Jerilyn is a director at KCRG-TV9. The couple will exchange vows on July 12, 2014 in Walford.
Saladino - Becker
Saladino - Becker
Saladino - Becker Steve and Joy Saladino, and Andy and Deanne Becker, are excited to announce the engagement of their children, Stephanie Nichole and Nathan Andrew. Stephanie is currently employed as a Registered Nurse in Cedar Rapids, and Nathan is currently farming and raising cattle. Their wedding is planned for May 3rd, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church in Newhall, IA.
Severson - Wiele
Severson - Wiele
Severson - Wiele Cedar Rapids - Jim and Renee Severson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Paige, to Benjamin Caleb Wiele, son of Gary and Michelle Wiele of Ankeny, IA. Amanda graduated from CR Washington and will graduate St. Ambrose University in May with an RN-BSN degree and a minor in Psychology. She is securing employment at hospitals in Des Moines, preferably in the NICU or Labor & Delivery units. Ben, of West Des Moines, graduated Des Moines Christian School, Iowa State University and the Iowa Police Academy. He is a police officer for the city of Urbandale, IA, and is also CSI training to become a detective. An August 30th wedding is being planned.
Westphal - Krantz
Westphal - Krantz
Westphal - Krantz Jennifer Westphal and Brett Krantz are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on April 26th in Cedar Falls, IA. Parents of the couple are Larry Westphal of Evansdale, IA and Jeanine Owen of Cedar Falls, and Dave and Linda Krantz of Washington, IA. Jennifer graduated from Allen College in 2008 with a bachelor of science in nursing and is a registered nurse at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Brett graduated in 2005 from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor of science in construction management and is a project manager for Knutson Construction.
Pickart - Saul
Pickart - Saul
Pickart - Saul Randy and Kelly Pickart of Keystone, IA are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Tara Jo to William Saul, the son of Creston and Penni Saul of Humboldt, IA. Tara Jo and William met while achieving their Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from the University of Northern Iowa. William graduated with his Masters in Athletic Training from the University of Toledo and currently works with the Iowa Barnstormers in Des Moines, IA. Tara Jo will graduate in May with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Creighton University. Tara Jo and William will exchange vows on June 14 at Immaculate Conception Church in Van Horne, IA.
Faber - Muller
Faber - Muller
Faber - Muller Ashley Faber and Ryan Muller, along with their parents, are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Ashley is the daughter of Tim and Bev Faber of Marion, IA. Ryan is the son of Mike and Cheryl Muller of Ankeny, IA. Ashley graduated from Xavier High School in 2003 and Ryan graduated from Ankeny High School in 2001. Ashley and Ryan both earned their PharmD degree from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and are employed as pharmacists in the Colorado Springs, CO area, where they reside. The couple will exchange wedding vows on October 4, 2014.
Lyons - Lee
Lyons - Lee
Lyons - Lee Jeff and Corinne Lyons of Hiawatha, IA and Bob and Marty Lee of Ely, IA are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Chelsea Lyons and James Lee. The couple met at the University of Iowa. Chelsea earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and works as a nurse at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on the Internal Medicine Unit. James received a degree in Communications and is working as a mechanical contractor for CMR Heating and Air Conditioning in Cedar Rapids. They will exchange vows on August 2, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hiawatha.
Palmer - Hessing
Palmer - Hessing
Palmer - Hessing Kaylee and Cadence are excited and proud to announce that their Mama, Kari Renee Palmer, is engaged to CPL Ian Anthony Hessing (USMC)! Kari and Ian will be married at the Cedar Rapids Public Library on August 16, 2014. The couple met at McKinley Middle School twelve years ago but their fairy tale began in 2011. Ian served in the Marine Corps from 2008-2013. Ian is now attending college majoring in Criminal Justice and Kari is going to school to become an elementary teacher. The couple plans on raising their family in Cedar Rapids. They will honeymoon somewhere warm!
Westfall - Thompson
Westfall - Thompson
Westfall - Thompson Kristopher Thompson and Katie Westfall are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Katie is the daughter of Michael and Maria Westfall of Woodbury, MN. Kristopher is the son of Tom and Jerilyn Thompson of Marion, IA. Katie graduated from Iowa State University and will receive her Masters of Health Administration from the University of Iowa in May. Kristopher graduated from Iowa State University and is an Environmental Safety Engineer for Cargill in Albert Lea, MN. An August 31, 2014 wedding is planned in Woodbury.