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Engagements

Ritzman – Anderson

RAPID RIVER — Bill and Lisa Anderson from Rapid River and Jeff and Julie Ritzman from Appleton, Wis. are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Zack Anderson and Jaclyn Ritzman. Zachary graduated from Rapid River High School in 2012. Afterward, he joined the military in 2013, ...

Nguenda – Howell

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Together with their families, Valerie Christine Nguenda and Daniel Joseph Howell are pleased to announce their engagement. Valerie is the daughter of Gerard Ndong Ndzana and Isabelle Mbarga Mbono. She is a graduate of the Advance School of Mass Communications, Yaounde, ...

Kemppainen – Soderman

ESCANABA — Dawn and John Kemppainen of L’Anse, Mich. announce the engagement of their daughter, Connor, to Keith Soderman Jr., son of Wanda and Keith Soderman Sr. of Rapid River. Connor graduated from L’Anse Area Schools in 2010. She is currently employed at the Daily Press in Escanaba ...

Havinga – Poklasny

APPLETON, Wis. — Kelly and Kim Havinga of Escanaba announce the engagement of their daughter Kelsey to Brad Poklasny, son of Phil and Julie Poklasny of Oshkosh, Wis. Kelsey is currently employed in the claim department at 4imprint in Oshkosh, Wis. The groom-to-be, Brad is employed as ...

Roddy – Plante

GARDEN — Marcella J. Roddy and Kevin E. Plante, both of Garden, announce their engagement. Marcella is the daughter of David Roddy of Manistique and Kevin is the son of Gary and Sue Plante of Garden, Mich. Marcella is employed by Auto Value of Manistique as a counter/delivery driver ...

Matthes – Minor

ESCANABA — Together with their families, Ilsa Marie Matthes and Frederick Lee Minor, Jr., are pleased to announce their engagement. Ilsa is the daughter of Lloyd and the late Kristine Matthes. She is a 2010 graduate of Emporia State University in Emporia, Kan., with a degree in ...

Roddy – Plante

MANISTIQUE — Marcella J. Roddy and Kevin E. Plante, both of Manistique, announce their engagement. Marcella is the daughter of David Roddy of Manistique and Kevin is the son of Gary and Sue Plante of Garden Mich. Katie is employed by Auto Value of Manistique as a counter/delivery ...

Gerou – Olayanju

CHICAGO — Alan and Catherine Gerou, of Escanaba, along with Yekini and Mojirade Olayanju of Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria, announce the engagement of their children, Ashley Gerou and Hakeem Olayanju, both of Chicago. Ashley is the granddaughter of Adelore and Theresa Gerou and the late Matt and ...

Austin – Fredricks

GRAND RAPIDS — Hilary Austin and Scott Fredricks, both of Grand Rapids, Mich., are excited to announce their engagement. Hilary is the daughter of Frank and Peggy Austin of Gladstone. She is a 2017 graduate of Central Michigan with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Hilary is employed with ...

Coyne – Westerberg

GLADSTONE — Jane Coyne Smith and Scott Smith and the late Doug Coyne of Gladstone announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly, to Max Westerberg, son of Tom Westerberg and the late June Westerberg of Ford River. Kelly graduated from Gladstone High School in 2012, and earned her RN in ...

Begres – Demay

KINGSFORD — Emily Begres of Kingford and Paul DeMay of Kingsford are pleased to announce their engagement. Emily is the daughter of Peter and Debbie Begres of Florence, Wis. She is a 2012 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Emily is ...

Chouinard – Corwin

CORNELL — Seth and Joanne Chouinard of Cornell, along with Cory and Patty Corwin of Gladstone, announce the engagement of their children, Aubrey Anne Chouinard of Cornell and Tyler Allen Corwin of Soo Hill. The bride-to-be is a 2015 graduate of Gladstone High School and a 2019 graduate of ...

Rosa-Marenger

MARQUETTE — Rod and Tammy Rosa of Gladstone announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Rosa to Matthew Marenger Jr., son of Holly and Matt Marenger Sr. of Escanaba. Samantha graduated from Gladstone High School in 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Science - Advertising/Integrated ...

Allgeyer – Theuerkauf

WALLACE, Mich. — Karlie Allgeyer and Travis Theuerkauf announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Karlie is the daughter of Shelley Schomer (Mike Klatt) of Menominee, Mich. and Mark and Amber Allgeyer of Bark River, Mich. She graduated from Menominee High School in 2011 and from ...

Ammel – Shoemaker

ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Katie Lee Ammel and Owen Robert Shoemaker, along with their parents, would like to announce their engagement. Katie is the daughter of Steve and Brenda Ammel of Escanaba. Owen is the son of Rob and Angie Shoemaker of Ortonville, Mich. Katie graduated from Michigan State ...

Delvaux – Hussain

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nikki Delvaux and Jawad Hussain have announced their engagement. Nikki is the daughter of Clinton and Mary Jo Delvaux of Escanaba, and Jawad is the son of Irshad and Rana Husain of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The couple resides in Orlando, Fla. Nikki is an office manager ...

Mathias – Berg

WILSON — Brooke Elizabeth Mathias and Austin Christopher Berg announce their engagement. Brooke is the daughter of John and Nicole Mathias of Wilson and Austin is the son of Christopher and Heidi Berg of Bark River. Brooke is a graduate of St. Norbert College in 2019, with a Bachelor of ...

DePas – Madden

GLADSTONE — Denna DePas and Tom Madden are happy to announce their engagement following a five-year courtship. A beautiful wedding ceremony will be held Sept. 14, 2019. Denna is the daughter of Christine Ray DePas of Escanaba and Tom is the son of Theresa and Pat Madden of Gladstone. ...

Reule – Lanaville

ESCANABA — Mr. and Mrs. David Johnston and Mr. Chuck Reule of Escanaba are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Erin Reule, to Mr. Matthew Lanaville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lanaville of Bark River. An Oct. 12 wedding in Escanaba is being planned.

Lanasa – Mehta

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Together with their parents, Jordan Lanasa and Sunit Mehta are happy to announce their engagement to be married on July 27, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minn. Jordan is the daughter of Scott and Dawn Hanson of Escanaba and Matt and Shanon Lanasa of Eden Prairie, Minn. Sunit is ...