Wayne and Phyllis Wegner of Pine Island announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julie Closner, to Valyn Adler, son of Verl and Donette Adler of Mazeppa. The bride-to-be is an EMT student in Rochester, and her fiancé; is a tool maker at Pemstar in Rochester. They will be married Sept. 9 at Steeplechase Ski Area in Mazeppa.

Johnson-de Malignon

Robert and Janet Johnson of Rochester and Bart and Susan de Malignon of Northfield announce the engagement of their children, Brita C. Johnson and Adam A. de Malignon. The bride-to-be is a third-year law student at the University of Minnesota, and her fiancé; is a carpenter with Carpentry Contractors Corp., of Waverly, Minn. A Sept. 30 wedding is planned at First United Church of Christ in Northfield.

Beyer-Bakkedahl

Tim and Linda Beyer of Albert Lea and Jeff and Joyce Bakkedahl of Hayfield announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Beth Ann Beyer and Ronald Ernest Bakkedahl. The bride-to-be and her fiancé; both work for Dave Syverson, Inc., in Albert Lea. She is an accountant, and he is a semi truck mechanic. They will be married Sept. 16 at Cross of Glory Lutheran Church in Hartland, Minn.

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Biers-Berge

Tom and Judy Biers of Dodge Center announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Biers, to Paul Berge, son of Stan and Ellen Berge of Dodge Center. The bride-to-be is a dental hygienist, and her fiancé; is an operator with Northern Pipeline in Rochester. They will be married Sept. 16 at United Methodist Church in Dodge Center.

Soule-Lind

Christiana Faith Soule announces her forthcoming marriage to William Carl Lind. Parents are Barb and Dave Soule of Pine Island, Deb Pietsch of Rush City, Minn., and Charles Lind of New Brighton, Minn. The bride-to-be works in accounts payable for Cummins Power Generation in Fridley, Minn. Her fiancé; is a mechanic with Johnson's Auto Repair in Rush City. They will be married Sept. 2 on Pokegama Lake in Pine City, Minn.

Cunningham-Jones

The forthcoming marriage of Kristi Marie Cunningham and Ryan Edmund Jones is announced. Parents are Terrence and Debra Cunningham of Hoffman Estates, Ill., Anne and Randy Miers of Rochester and the late James M. Jones. The bride-to-be works as an esthetician, and her fiancé; is an auto mechanic at Anderson Toyota in Rockford, Ill. A Sept. 9 wedding is planned at Holy Family Parish in Inverness, Ill.

Calero-Bird

Richard and Ja-Neen Bird of Byron announce the engagement of their son, Joshua Joseph Bird, to Robertha Abigail Calero, daughter of Abigail Rugama and Yeris Calero, both of Nicaragua, Central America. The bride-to-be is a sales and customer service representative for United Products in Sartell, Minn., and her fiancé; is a senior marketing associate with Sysco Minnesota in St. Paul. They are planning a fall wedding.

Dahlheimer-Leisen

The engagement of Janell Dahlheimer and Matthew Leisen is announced. Parents are Bruce and Rozanne Dahlheimer of Osseo, Minn., and John and Kathy Leisen of Rose Creek. The bride-to-be is a school counselor at Edinbrook Elementary School in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Her fiancé; is a ninth grade English teacher at Maple Grove (Minn.) Junior High. An Oct. 7 wedding is planned at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Minneapolis.

Stangler-Noble

The forthcoming marriage of Dana Leigh Stangler and Todd James Noble is announced. Parents are Marion Stangler and her husband, Robert Burmeister, of Canton, the late Louis Stangler, Lucille Noble of Rochester and the late James Noble. They will be married Sept. 16 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Eyota.

Heimer-Radke

The engagement of Kelly Jane Heimer and Jamie Ray Radke is announced. Parents are Jerry and Linda Reinartz of Austin and Eugene and Sharon Radke of Byron. A private ceremony in Rochester is planned for Sept. 30.

Smith-Sell

The engagement of Rebecca Smith and Jared Sell is announced. Parents are Jim and Connie Smith of Plainview, Matt Sell of Plainview and Mrs. Carla Moore of Rochester. The bride-to-be is an account recovery lead for Home Federal Savings Bank in Rochester, and her fiancé; is a plumber with Prestige Plumbing of Rochester. A Sept. 30 wedding is planned at the Church of Christ in Plainview.

Weijanen-Fritts

The engagement of Karen Weijanen and Shean Fritts is announced. Parents are Dick and Eileen Weijanen of Aitkin, Minn., and Dave Fritts and Laura Fritts of Rochester. The bride-to-be and her fiancé; are both employed at Mayo Clinic. She works in the radiation oncology department, and he works in the receiving department. An Oct. 14 wedding is planned at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Rochester.

Buckman-Moen

Kenny and Donna Buckman of Waverly, Ky., announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Buckman, to Jeremy Moen, son of David and Sheri Moen of Rochester. The bride-to-be is the client case manager for Community Alternative of Kentucky in Henderson, Ky., and her fiancé; is an industrial engineer for Dana Corp., also in Henderson. A Sept. 2 wedding is planned at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Smithmills, Ky.

Law-Richardson

The forthcoming marriage of Elaine Shu-Kyin Law and Edward Daniel Richardson is announced. Parents are Kenneth and Annette Law of Palos Verdes, Calif., and Wayne and Mary Alice Richardson of Rochester. The bride-to-be works in clinical research in Carlsbad, Calif. Her fiancé; is a project manager in San Marcos, Calif. A Sept. 16 wedding is planned in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

Siems-Lopez

The forthcoming marriage of Tiffany Siems and Joseph Lopez is announced. Parents are Jerry and Pat Siems of Mazeppa and Mario and Dottie Lopez of Chula Vista, Calif. The bride-to-be is a manager of Maurices Clothing Store in Maple Grove, Minn. Her fiancé; is in the Air Force stationed in Korea. They will be married Sept. 30 at Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Rochester.

Ver Heul-Westlund

The forthcoming marriage of Victoria Ver Heul and Jason Westlund is announced. Parents are Jeffrey and Mary Ver Heul of Danbury, Conn., Janet Walters of Rochester and Merrick Westlund of Owasso, Okla. She is employed at Wells Fargo Bank and he is employed at National Automobile Wholesaler. They plan an August wedding at Oak Hills Wesleyan Church.

Hanson-Howes

Laurie Hanson and Cory Howes, along with their parents, Dennis and Virginia Hanson and John and Barbara Howes, all of Stewartville, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is a clinic manager with Mercy Health System in Janesville, Wis. Her fiancé; is a police officer for the city of Beloit, Wis. A Sept. 30 wedding is planned at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville.

Webbles-Kramer

The engagement of Laura Kay Webbles and Adam James Kramer is announced. Parents are Denise Webbles and Bill Webbles, both of Rochester, and Jerry and Connie Kramer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is a medical secretary at Immanuel St. Joseph's Hospital, and he is a carpenter with Colway Contracting &; Construction, both in Mankato. They are planning an Oct. 14 wedding at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Rochester.

Higgins-Ihrke

Arnold and Ruth Higgins of Rochester and Roger and Connie Ihrke of Elgin announce the engagement of their children, Kelly Higgins and Trevor Ihrke. The bride-to-be, daughter of the late Sharon Higgins, is a medical secretary and education coordinator at Mayo Clinic. Her fiancé; works for Schneider Masonry in Plainview. An Oct. 7 wedding at the Church of Christ in Plainview is planned.

Klein-Lane

Gid and Lori Klein of Rochester and Florian and Marge Lane of Towson, Md., announce the engagement of their children, Carol Klein and Michael Lane. The bride-to-be works as an optician for Yankee Eye Clinic in Eagan, Minn., and her fiancé; is employed by Intereum in Plymouth, Minn. A Sept. 30 wedding is planned in Minneapolis.

Buttner-Brehmer

The forthcoming marriage of Nissa Buttner and David Brehmer is announced. Parents are Rita Buttner of Mauston, Wis., Al and Dawn Buttner of Elroy, Wis., and Steve and Linda Brehmer of Wanamingo. The bride-to-be is pursuing a degree in New Media from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Her fiancé; is employed at Current TV in San Francisco. A Sept. 22 wedding is planned in La Crosse, Wis.

Renshaw-Hein

The forthcoming marriage of Tiffany Renshaw and Benjamin Hein is announced. Parents are Dr. William and Rita Ferguson of Salem, Ore., Patricia Anderson of Rochester and Ronald Hein of Viroqua, Wis. The bride-to-be and her fiancé; both live in Portland, Ore. She is a marketing program manager, and he is a mechanical engineer. They will be married Sept. 2 at Cooper Spur Mountain Resort in Portland.

McMartin-Kvaale

Shannon Lynn McMartin and Ed Matthew Kvaale announce their forthcoming marriage. Parents are Ms. Dawn McMartin and Gary McMartin of Stewartville and Roger and Jennifer Kvaale of Gully, Minn. The bride-to-be is a veterinarian at the Faribault Veterinary Clinic. Her fiancé; is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is the youth pastor at Christian Assembly in Waseca. The wedding will take place Sept. 23 at Christian Assembly.

Schuh-Quam

Mari Schuh and Joseph Quam, along with their parents, Mona and Dan Schuh of Fairmont, Minn., and Evelyn and Duane Quam of Byron, announce their engagement. An Oct. 7 wedding is planned at St. Teresa's Catholic Church in Mapleton, Minn.