Mary Seylar and Andy Allen, both of Cedar Rapids, announce their engagement.
Seylar is the daughter of Don and Deb Seylar of Estherville and the late Patricia Seylar. She is a 2003 graduate of Estherville Lincoln Central High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Iowa with a communications degree. She is employed at YellowBook as an associate manager in customer service.
Allen is the son of Margaret and John Allen of Iowa City. He graduated from Iowa City Regina High School and St. Ambrose University in Davenport with a degree in psychology and elementary education. He is currently employed as a kindergarten teacher at St. Jude’s in Cedar Rapids.
The couple will be married on Aug. 16 at John XXIII Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids with a reception dinner-dance at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center.
David and Jodine Urdahl of Litchfield, Minn., and Jeff and Deb Weir of Estherville announce the engagement of their children, Alyssa Urdahl and Cory Weir.
Urdahl is a 2003 graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. She recently graduated from Southwest State University in Marshall, Minn., with a Master’s Degree in education: teaching, learning and leadership, and will be an elementary teacher for the Estherville Lincoln Central School District.
Cory is a 2001 graduate of South Dakota State University at Brookings. He is a self-employed contractor for FedEx.
The couple will wed on July 31 at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield and will reside in Estherville.
Ashley Ann Tirevold and Adam Mark Fries announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Roger and Mary Tirevold of Armstrong and Mark and Helen Fries of Rhinelander, Wis.
Ashley graduated from Armstrong-Ringsted High School in 2005 and then graduated from Minnesota State University in Mankato in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. She will be a first grade teacher at Kennedy Elementary in Mankato this fall.
Adam graduated from Park Falls High School in 2001 and then from Minnesota State University in Mankato in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and management. He is employed at Johnson Outdoors in Mankato and also coaches hockey.
A Sept. 4, 2010, wedding is planned in Armstrong with Pastor Vance Toivoren officiating.
Jennifer Foster and Jakob Clow, both of Dunnell, Minn., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Kathy and Rod Foster of Armstrong and Jody and Keith Franck of Dunnell, Minn. and Mick Clow of Truman, Minn.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Armstrong-Ringsted High School and attends Buena Vista University where she is studying elementary education. She also works for Jerry’s Well Service in Armstrong.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Truman High School. He works at Jerry’s Well Service in Armstrong.
The couple plans a July 17, 2010 wedding at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn with a reception and dance at the VFW in Fairmont, Minn.
Tom and Lisa Hansen of Armstrong announce the engagement of their daughter Jenna to Robi Hertrampf, son of Chris Hertrampf of Fort Atkinson and Marlin Hertrampf of Frankville.
Jenna is a 2003 graduate of Armstrong-Ringsted High School, 2005 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College and 2007 graduate of Upper Iowa University. She is an early childhood specialist for Head Start in Richland Center, Wis.
Robi is a 2004 graduate of Decorah High School and a 2006 graduate of Hawkeye Community College. He is employed at the Wisconsin Secure Program Facility as a correctional officer in Boscobel, Wis.
The couple plans a Sept. 18, 2010, wedding at the Stavanger Lutheran Church in Ossian.