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ENGAGEMENTS Moore-Bode

The forthcoming marriage of Michelle Moore and Tooker Bode is announced. Parents are Janet Unverzagt of Rochester, Steven Evans of Winona, and Laura and Sam Neher of Hayfield. The bride-to-be is a service dispatcher for Haley Comfort Systems, and her fiancé; is employed by Subway. An August wedding is planned in Rochester.

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Beckala-Mogensen

Harold and Rosanne Beckala of Rochester announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Christine Beckala, to Alex James Mogensen, son of Teresa Mogensen of Platteville, Wis., and the late Richard Mogensen. The bride-to-be is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and will be working as a school psychologist in the Glencoe, Minn., area. Her fiancé; works in Chaska, Minn. A Sept. 4 wedding is planned at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chatfield.

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; Kahl-Pladsen

Peter and Jane Kahl of Grand Meadow, Sherman Pladsen of Minot, N.D., and Penny Wilgenbusch of Jacksonville, Fla., announce the engagement of their children, Patricia Kahl and Paul Pladsen. The bride-to-be is a sales consultant for HOM Furniture in Eau Claire, Wis. Her fiancé; is an electrical engineer with Silicon Graphics Inc. in Chippewa Falls, Wis. They are planning an Oct. 9 wedding at Valleybrook Church in Eau Claire.

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Fischer-Larson

Linnette Fischer of Harmony announces the forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Jessica Diane Fischer, to Leigh Alan Larson, son of Al and Deb Larson of Preston. The bride-to-be, daughter of the late Dennis Fischer, is a registered nurse at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester. Her fiancé; is employed by Al Larson and Sons Plumbing and Heating in Preston. An Aug. 21 wedding is planned at St. Columban's Catholic Church in Preston.

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Branum-Scharpman

Marty and Earl Branum of Chatfield announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Beth Ellen Branum, to Brent Michael Scharpman, son of Judy and Randy Scharpman of West Point, Iowa. The bride-to-be is an occupational therapist and her fiancé; is a professional golfer. A Sept. 4 wedding is planned at Chatfield Lutheran Church.

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; Lewis-McCaleb

Gae Lewis and Mike Lewis of Rochester announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alissa Marie Lewis, to Bryan Rockford McCaleb, son of Rockford and Jane McCaleb, also of Rochester. They will be married Aug. 21 at Pax Christi Catholic Church.

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; Anderson-Todd

Gary and Mary Anderson of Pine Island announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Carissa Anderson, to Ryan Todd, son of Jim and Joellen Todd of Pittsfield, Mass., and Tim and Lisa Bakken of Rochester. The bride-to-be and her fiancé; are pursuing careers in education. They will be married Aug. 21 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Rochester.

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Anderson-Peterson

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The forthcoming marriage of Carrie Elene Anderson and Mark Thomas Peterson is announced. Parents are Steven and Donna Anderson of North Easton, Mass., James Peterson of Rochester, formerly of Eyota, and the late Randi Peterson. The bride-to-be is working toward a master of arts in theology from Lutheran Seminary and a master of social work from Augsburg College. Her fiancé; is a teacher and wrestling coach in the Twin Cities. They will be married Aug. 20 at The Great Hall in Fall River, Mass.

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; Tessmer-Looman

The engagement of Erika L. Tessmer and Dustin M. Looman is announced. Parents are Don and Carla Tessmer of Daggett, Mich., and Bruce and Nandra Looman of Paynesville, Minn. The bride-to-be works in neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic, and her fiancé; is employed by Minnesota Conservation Corp. They are planning an Oct. 9 wedding in La Crosse, Wis.

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Goblirsch-Johnson

Michael and Carol Goblirsch of New Ulm, Minn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Alaina Goblirsch, to Arthur Johnson, son of Peter and Carmelita Johnson of Rochester. The bride-to-be is employed with Brown County Family Services in New Ulm. Her fiancé; is pursuing a degree in fine arts from Minnesota State University-Mankato and works at IBC in Mankato. They are planning a Sept. 18 wedding in New Ulm.

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St. Mane-Eggert

Jeff and Mary St. Mane of Eyota announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Michelle Ann St. Mane, to Jason John Eggert, son of Mike and Sherrie Eggert of Rochester. The bride-to-be is a student at Rochester Community and Technical College. Her fiancé; work in the dietary area at Rochester Methodist Hospital. They will be married Aug. 14 in Eyota.

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Lantz-Meyer

The forthcoming marriage of Erica L. Lantz and Dustin Meyer is announced. Parents are Dale and Georgene Lantz of Bismarck, N.D., and Joyce Meyer of Spring Valley. The bride-to-be is a registered nurse at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester. Her fiancé; is a paramedic in Albert Lea. An Aug. 28 wedding is planned in Bismarck.

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Laack-Kappers

The forthcoming marriage of Sarah Kay Laack and Gary Hugh Kappers is announced. Parents are Steven and Susan Laack, and Thomas and Kathleen Kappers. The bride is a CNA at Ostrander Nursing Home and is working toward a registered nursing degree. The groom works for Morem Electric in Harmony. A wedding in Lime Springs, Iowa, is planned.

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Finstuen-Stucky

Mark and Lisa Finstuen of West Concord announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Mae Finstuen, to Christopher Robert Stucky, son of Chris and Becky Stucky of Pine Island. The bride-to-be plans to attend college in the medical field. Her fiancé; is a crew chief on a C-130 in the Air Force at Dyess AFB in Abilene, Texas. A Sept. 18 wedding is planned at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Rochester.

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Neumann-Baus

Greg and Donna Neumann of Plainview announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Jean Neumann, to Mark Thomas Baus, son of Thomas and Marlene Baus of St. Cloud, Wis. The bride-to-be is self-employed in photography/advertisement. Her fiancé; is a professional horse trainer with Brama Farms in Stillwater, Minn. They will be married Aug. 13 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Plainview.

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Johnson-Ostby

Dale and Nancy Johnson of Decorah, Iowa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Keri Johnson, to Brett Ostby, son of John and Marlys Ostby of Rochester. The bride-to-be is a librarian at the Roanoke County, Va., Public Library. Her fiancé; is a graduate research assistant at Virginia Tech. They are planning a Sept. 25 wedding at Madison Lutheran Church in Decorah.

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Johnson-Saxton

The forthcoming marriage of Carrie Helen Johnson and Ryan Hayes Saxton is announced. Parents are Dennis and Jennifer Johnson of Hayfield, and Bruce and Dale Saxton of Fairmont, Minn. The bride-to-be works at United Prairie Bank in Mountain Lake, Minn. Her fiancé; is employed by Hawkins Chevrolet in Fairmont. They will be married Aug. 21 at the United Methodist Church in Fairmont.

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Fox-Hines

Dennis and JoAnn Fox of Rochester announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Marie Fox, to Eric Sherwood Hines, son of Harold and Jona Hines, also of Rochester. The bride-to-be is employed at the Rochester Golf &; Country Club, and her fiancé; is an electrician with Foster Electric. A Sept. 17 wedding is planned at the Plummer House.

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Himmerich-Brekke

Gary and Gail Himmerich of Byron announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Himmerich, to Kyle Brekke, son of Bob and Karen Brekke, also of Byron. An August wedding is planned at the Plummer House in Rochester.

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; Rainey-Nessler

Owen and Pat Rainey of St. Charles announce the forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Heather Rainey, to Bo Nessler, son of Bill and Jan Nessler, also of St. Charles. The bride-to-be is promotion and marketing director at Entercom Radio in Portland, Ore. Her fiancé; is a flight student at Hillsboro Airport in Portland. They will be married Sept. 3 in Maui, Hawaii pix (B&W)

; Enstad-Hoegh

Earl and Judy Enstad of Revere, Minn., and Brent and Nancy Hoegh of Byron announce the engagement of their children, Leah Caroline Enstad and Owen Emery Hoegh. The bride-to-be and her fiancé; are recent graduates of Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., where they were nursing majors. He is a pitcher with the Sioux Falls Canaries baseball team. They are planning a Sept. 25 wedding at Old Westbrook Lutheran Church in Westbrook, Minn.

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Feldkamp-Negley

Harold and Diane Feldkamp of Sibley, Iowa, and Gordon and Beth Negley of Princeton, Minn., announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Kristin Feldkamp and Chris Negley. The bride-to-be is a patient education specialist at Mayo Clinic. Her fiancé; is a driver for Elgin Milk Service. A Sept. 4 wedding is planned at Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Rochester.

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Lidtke-Nelsen

The engagement of Amber Lidtke and Christopher Nelsen is announced. Parents are Kristine and Larry Brengel of Elgin, Alan and Patricia Lidtke of Virginia Beach, Fla., and David and Lynde Nelsen of Rochester. The bride-to-be and her fiancé; are surgical core technicians. She works at Rochester Methodist Hospital and he is employed at Saint Marys Hospital. They will be married Sept. 4 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Rochester.

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Anderson-Monson

Mike and Sue Anderson of Dodge Center announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Marae Anderson, to Jon Allen Monson, son of Tony and Gail Gillen of Faribault. The bride-to-be works for Spectrum Community Health in Faribault and is pursuing a registered nursing degree at SCTC in Faribault. Her fiancé; is an automotive technician at Apple Valley Ford in Apple Valley, Minn. They will be married Aug. 21 at the home of groom's parents.

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Bergstrom-Shanahan

Wes and Georgene Bergstrom of Burnsville, Minn., announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Bergstrom, to Matthew Shanahan, son of Tom and Sandy Shanahan of Rochester. The bride-to-be is an artist and works in administration at MCAD. Her fiancé; is a plant engineer and maintenance manager at ZOMAC. An Aug. 27 wedding is planned in Duluth.

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Podratz-Ihrig

Doug and Sandy Podratz of Rochester announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Podratz, to Tony Ihrig, son of Ken and Mary Lou Evanoff of Chisago City, Minn., and John and Mary Lou Ihrig of Bakersfield, Calif. The bride-to-be and her fiancé; are employed by the University of Minnesota. They will be married Aug. 28 at the University Club in St. Paul.

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Mau-Greff

Robert and Kathy Mau of Kenmare, N.D., announce the engagement of their daughter, Brekka Mau, to Jason Greff, son of Kent Greff of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., and Linda Greff of Rochester. The bride-to-be is a flight attendant with Pinnacle Airlines/Northwest Airlink. Her fiancé; is a student at William Mitchell College of Law and is employed by the Brendel and Zinn law firm. They are planning an Oct. 9 wedding at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan, Minn.

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Rasmussen-Corson

The forthcoming marriage of Tara Rasmussen and Eric Corson is announced. Parents are Terry and Pamela Rasmussen of Rushford, and Steven Corson and Nancy Corson of Preston. The bride is a residential supervisor for Fillmore Community Human Services of Preston. The groom is a student at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul and is employed by the Corson Law Office and Cardinal of Minnesota. An outdoor wedding is planned at the Highland Prairie Amphitheater in Peterson.

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Domke-Jensen

The forthcoming marriage of Shawn Domke and Jerimiah Jensen is announced. Parents are Randy Domke of Hammond, Jerry and Sheryl Hippe of Millville, Duane Jensen of Ostrander, and Dave and Joan Blackburn of Lime Springs, Iowa. The bride-to-be is a unit secretary at Mayo Clinic. Her fiancé; is a self-employed DJ for Doc's DJ Entertainment. They will be married Aug. 28 at Community Presbyterian Church in Plainview.

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Decker-Griffith

Paul and Kathy Decker of St. Charles announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Denise K. Decker, to Mark A. Griffith, son of John and Leila Griffith of Antioch, Tenn. The bride-to-be is a mortgage banker at Eastwood Bank in Rochester. Her fiancé; is an accountant at North Star Foods in St. Charles. They will be married Aug. 28 at Faith Lutheran Church in St. Charles.

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Landon-Goettsch

The forthcoming marriage of Michelle L. Landon and Daniel S. Goettsch is announced. Parents are Luther and Cynthia Landon of Rockford, Ill., and David and Susan Goettsch of Austin. The bride-to-be is a recent graduate of Ohio State University law school. Her fiancé; is in pharmacy school at Ohio State. They will be married Sept. 5 in Rockford.

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Miller-Jones

Gary and Denise Miller of Owatonna, and Mike and Kim Jones of West Concord announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Kelly Marie Miller and Nathaniel John Jones. The bride-to-be is a tax accountant with McGladrey &; Pullen LLP in Minneapolis. Her fiancé; is a software developer with Paisley Consulting in Cokato, Minn. An Aug. 21 wedding is planned at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna.

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Bussell-Rabe

Wes and Donna Bussell of Eyota, and Chuck and Mona Rabe of Eyota announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Amanda Lyn Bussell and Adam Jacob Rabe. The bride-to-be is a personal banker/consumer lender at Home Federal Savings Bank and her fiancé; is employed at Steven's Heating, both in Rochester. A Sept. 4 wedding is planned at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester.

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