Fichtner, Gipe engagement
Kimberly Fichtner and Eric Ryan Gipe announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Dean and Charlene Fichtner of Maywood and Larry and Jody Gipe of North Platte. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Hayes Center High School, Hastings College and Mayo School of Allied Health Professionals in Rochester, Minn. She is a physical therapist at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of North Platte High School and the University of Hawaii. He is a conductor on the Union Pacific Railroad. The couple is planning a Jan. 15, 2005, ceremony at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in North Platte.