Lanay Manker and Dirk Riley
Lanay Manker, formerly of Indianola, now of Wheaton, Ill., and Dirk Riley formerly of Holdrege, now of Villa Park, Ill., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Mike and Neva Manker of Indianola and Kirk and Kris Riley of Cozad. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Kearney, with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in clinical psychology at Wheaton College in Wheaton.
The prospective bridegroom graduated from UNK in 2008, with a Bachelor of Music Degree in music business. He is a private percussion instructor and freelance musician in the Chicago area. A June 14, 2009, ceremony is planned in the Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Ill.