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Engagements from July 2007

Ele, Norlund engagement (07/30/07)
Alissa Ele and Travis Norlund, both of Amery, Wis., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Randy and Elaine Peters of McCook, Ned and Kim Ele of Scottsbluff and Fred and Jan Norlund of Balsam Lake, Wis. Grandparents of the couple are Pat Ele of McCook, the late Maxine Ele, Harry and Mary Depe of Trenton, Dorothy Lauritsen and Frederick Lauritsen, both of Balsam Lake, and the late Albert and Marie "Happy" Norlund...
McMinamen, Ratanasin engagement (07/30/07)
Tayler McMinamen and Bryan Ratanasin of Denver, Colo., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Mark and Julie McMinamen formerly of McCook now of Kearney and Tom and Nokky Ratanasin of Yukon, Okla. The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of McCook High School. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies and is employed at The Goddard School of Early Childhood Development in Denver...
Huck, Steinbrink engagement (07/30/07)
Aubrey Jule Huck and Luke Adam Steinbrink of Grapevine, Texas., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Richard and Janis Huck and Rod and Kim Steinbrink, all of Scott City. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Rex and Twyla Steinbrink of Trenton and Mike and Judea Loibl of Culbertson...
Pachta, Ruf engagement (07/23/07)
Chris Pachta and Ella Ruf announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride to-be is the daughter of David and Margaret Ruf of Wilsonville. She is a 2001 graduate of Cambridge High School at Cambridge and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Doane College in Crete. She is finishing her Master's degree in Agronomy at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan...
Grafel, Martin engagement (07/16/07)
Karolyn Grafel of Culbertson and Steve Martin of Benkelman announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Kent Grafel of Culbertson and Mary Whitaker of Owatonna, Minn., and Merrel and Linda Martin of Benkelman. Grandparents of the couple are Don and Joan Grafel of Herndon and Harry and Merrella Martin and Everett and Dorothy Stute, all of Benkelman...
Jacob, Duckworth engagement (07/16/07)
Megan Jacob and Bryan Duckworth, both of North Platte, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride-to-be are Kurt and Michelle Proud of Bartley and Mark Jacob of Curtis. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Frank and Brenda Duckworth of Indianola...
Piper, Haas engagement (07/16/07)
Jim and Kathleen Piper of Omaha announce the enagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Haley to Ryan Haas, son of Raleigh and Kathy Haas of McCook. The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Yankton High School in South Dakota and a 2004 graduate of Creighton University with a bachelor's degree in theater. She is the education director and an actor with the RESPECT Program, which teaches violence prevention and anti-bullying techniques to students and adults through theater...
Jacob, Duckworth engagement (07/09/07)
Megan Jacob and Bryan Duckworth, both of North Platte, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride-to-be are Kurt and Michelle Proud of Bartley and Mark Jacob of Curtis. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Frank and Brenda Duckworth of Indianola...
Martin, Yannacito engagement (07/09/07)
Nicole Martin and Matthew Yannacito of Arvada, Colo., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Tony and Tracie Martin of Arvada and Mick and Marcia (Schaffert) Yannacito formerly of Indianola of Arvada. The bride-to-be is employed with Ehrman and Associates Insurance Brokers. The prospective bridegroom is employed with Colorado Custom Stainless...
Smith, Lindau engagement (07/09/07)
Marissa Smith of Lincoln and Brett Lindau of Aurora, Ill., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Dave and Jan Smith of McCook and Jim and Marcia Lindau of Axtell. The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of McCook High School and received a Diploma in nursing from Bryan College of Health Sciences and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She works as an Oncology Nurse at BryanLGH West in Lincoln...
Price, Degley engagement (07/02/07)
Tara Price and John Degley, both of McCook, announce their upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Teresa Price of White Sheild, N.D and Margot Degley of Hardy. The bride-to-be is employed at CRT and the prospective bridegroom is employed at Parker Hannifan...
Gloe, McCarty engagement (07/02/07)
Ginamarie Gloe of Lakeland, Fla., and Andrew McCarty of McCook announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Howard and Gloria Statum of Lakeland and Chris and Leeann McCarty of McCook. The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Harrison Arts Center in Lakeland and a 2005 graduate of Florida Southern College with a bachelor of arts in Studio Art...
Johnson, Pinkal engagement (07/02/07)
Stephanie Johnson and Shane Pinkal, both of Holdrege, announce their upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Becky and Dennis Decker and Fred and Heidi Pinkal, all of McCook and Jeff and Pam Johnson of Holdrege. The bride-to-be is a 2003 Holdrege High School graduate. The prospectvie bridegrroom is a 2000 McCook High School graduate...
Smith, Lindau engagement (07/02/07)
Marissa Smith of Lincoln and Brett Lindau of Aurora, Ill., have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dave and Jan Smith of McCook and Jim and Marcia Lindau of Axtell. The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of McCook High School. She received a diploma in nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and works as an oncology nurse at Bryan LGH West in Lincoln...
Burkhalter, Dare engagement (07/02/07)
Kevin and Jeannette Burkhalter of Bird City, Kan., announce the engagement and upcoming mariaige of their daughter, Jenna Lynn, to Jonathan Chad Dare, son of Charles and Gwendolyn Dare of Commere City, Colo. Grandparents are Mary Schwerdt of McDonald, Kan., the late Kermit Downing and the late Donald Schwert, Irene Burkhalter of Benkelmen and the late Arthur Burkhalter, the late Rev. Cullen and Pearl Haymon, Ivy Craig of Ashalnd, Ore. and the late Delbert Dare...
Orrell, Raess engagement (07/02/07)
Heidi Orrell and Ryan Raess of Omaha announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Dave and Carla Orrell of Omaha and Jim and Connie Raess of Deshler. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Sharon and the late Walt Barenberg of Benkelman and John and Maxine Orrell of Ogallala, formely of McCook...