Lester White III and Marlo Lundy are planning an October 13, 2013 wedding. Lester is the grandson of Myrtle White and the late Lester White, Sr. Marlo is the daughter of Walt Lundy and the late Fern Lundy.
Brittany Jean Sheldon of Chariton and Joseph Wagner Chesnut of Osceola together with their parents Susan and Matt McGee, Greg and Ruth Sheldon, and Paul and Jeanne Chesnut are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Their wedding will be September 21, 2013, in Osceola.
Grandparents of the couple are Jim and Marilyn Sheldon, Palm Bay, FL; Jerry and Dolly McGee, Chariton and Marcella Hughes of Neligh, NE; as well as the late Hillis and Marybeth Elder, Dr. Paul and Anjean Chesnut, and Douglas Hughes.
Brittany is a 2003 graduate of Chariton High School. She graduated from Indian Hills Community College as a Registered Nurse, and will be a 2013 graduate of Chamberlain College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Brittany is employed at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Des Moines as a Staff Nurse.
Joe graduated from Clarke Community Schools in 2005 and graduate
d as a Registered Nurse from Iowa Central Community College, Ft. Dodge, in 2008. Joe is employed at Clarke County Public Hospital as a Medical-Surgical Nurse.
Jennifer Kaye Swarthout and Gary Lyn Lewis Jr. are please to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on September 28, 2013.
Jennifer is the daughter of Tom and Julie Swarthout of Chariton. She is a Simpson graduate and teaches elementary education at Van Allen in Chariton, Iowa..
Gary is the son of Gary Lyn Lewis, Sr. and Terri Lewis of Valley Junction. He is a foreman for Sheet Metal Engineering, a member of Union Local 45 and currently working at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Chariton, IA 50049 are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married at St. Peters Catholic Church in Cosgrove, Iowa. They plan on going back out west to Yellowstone National Park as they did for their honeymoon but this time not in a tent. They are the parents of Jake (Jenny) Ruth, Kristi Ruth and Josh Ruth and they also have five grandsons, Austin, Cameron, Colton, Patrick and Kaden.
Cali Anna Feehan is the daughter of Mike and Mary Helen Feehan of Melrose. JT Lacey is the son of Gerry Evans of Russell and Terry Lacey of Owasso, OK. Cali's grandparents are Lloyd and Deanie McDowell of Moravia, Vince and Carol Feehan of Melrose, the late Gene Walsh and the late Ms. Bobby Evans. JT's grandparents are Jerry and Dollie McGee of Chariton and Don and Ruth Lacey of Springfield, MO.
Cali is currently employed at Lucas County Health Center and Medcor, Inc. JT is currently employed at Hy-Vee Distribution Center. Wedding is August 31, 2013.
Mr. Blake McCormick of Chariton, Iowa is pleased to announce the engagement of his daughter, Brandi McCormick, to Cameron Wendt, son of Terry and Janis Wendt of Ogden, Iowa. Brandi is the daughter of Rob and Mary Kovacevich of Osceola, Iowa, and the granddaughter of Barb McCormick of Chariton, Iowa. An October wedding is planned.
Bryan and Dian Rowland of Chariton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Rowland, to Adam Benton, son of Roger and Mary Benton of Greenfield and Deb and Kenny Gevock of Gowrie.
Kristin is a graduate of Chariton High School and is employed at Mid American Energy. Adam is a graduate of Greenfield High School and is employed at Olympic Companies. A Sept. 14, 2013 wedding is being planned at Ramada Tropics Resort in Des Moines, IA.
Ashten Blue, daughter of Dana and Jeremy Blue of Russell, and Gehrig Sinclair, son of Jim and Teresa Sinclair of Chariton were married in San Antonio, TX on February 25, 2013. Ashten is currently attending AIB College of Business and Gehrig is an active duty Army Medic stationed in Germany. Ashten will be joining him in just a few short weeks.
Randy and Sheila Adams of Chriton would like to announce the up coming marriage of their daughter Emily to Dylan Priest the son of Kevin and Joni Priest of Knoxville. The couple will be married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chariton on June 22, 2013 and a reception will be held at the Lakeview Country Club in Chariton. Emily is employed at St. Malocy School in Cresto
n as a middle school English teacher and Dylan is employed with Pella Corporation in Technical Support. After their honeymoon in Oregon the couple will reside in Chariton.
Anna Anderson from Chariton, Iowa is marrying Lance Moser from Columbus, Nebraska. Anna is the daughter of Kimber and the late Allen Anderson, formerly of Chariton, Iowa. Lance is the son of Lanny and Janet Moser of Columbus, Nebraska. Anna is a middle school math teacher and coach. Anna graduated from Chariton High School in 2006 and Northwestern College in 2010 with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education and Middle School Concentration. Lance works in Marketing and Advertising. He is a graduate of Wayne State College (2009) with a Bachelor's of Natural and Social Science - Sport Management and a graduate of the University of South Dakota (2012) with a Masters in Kinesiology and Sports Science. The couple plan a July 13 wedding in Columbus, Nebraska. They will reside in Columbus after the wedding.
Tiffany Chandler and Matt Klaassen, together with their families, are announcing their engagement.
Tiffany is the daughter of Gary and Sherrie Chandler of Lucas, and the granddaughter of Lucille Chandler and Bonnie Stone of Chariton. TIffany graduated from Chariton High School and Iowa State University, with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She will teach four-year old preschoolers in Lake City this fall.
Matt is the son of Gary and Cyndi Klaassen of Pomeroy and the grandson of Fran Lewis and the late Harold Lewis and the late Henry and LaWene Klaassen. Matt graduated from Pomeroy High School, Iowa Central College and Iowa State University with a degree in Agronomy. He is a seed salesman for Pioneer.
A September 1, 2012 wedding is planned at the Walnut Hills United Methodist Church in Des Moines.
Tiffany became the bride of Mathew Klaassen on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at the Walnut Hills United Methodist Church in Urbandale, IA. The Matron of Honor was Tracy Jobman, sister of the bride with Michelle Plazyk and Andrea Reece, friends of the couple, as maids of honor. Matt's sister Angie and Alison Klaassen and Alicia Miller friend of the couple, were bridesmaids. Matt's best men were Bret Francis and Shane Holtorf, friends of the coupule and groomsmen were Tyler Chandler, brother of the bride, and Alex Aden, Kyle Engel and Nathan Hall, friends of the couple. Elsie and Amelia Jobman, nieces of the bride, were flower girls; and Rye and Adry Chandler, nephews of the bride were ring bearer and sign bearer. Readers were Calan Chandler, sister in law of the bride and Tyler Chandler.
Nicole Evans and Ash Hanson are planning a June 22, 2013 wedding in Negril, Jamaica; with a hometown reception in Chariton on July 13, 2013.
Nicole is the daughter of Bill and Lori Evans of Lucas. Ash is the son of Wayne and Petra Lamfers of Belmond, IA. Nicole graduated from Iowa State University in 2005 and Ash holds two Associate degrees from Iowa Central Community College in Electronic Communcation Systems and Computer Networking.
Frank O. Coker Sr. and Diane E. Coker of Rubidoux California announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Ann Coker to Kristopher Cody Wertz, son of Harold S. Wertz and Sandra D. Wertz of Santa Rosa, California.
Lisa is a graduate of Modesto Junior College and is employed as a State Registered Child Care Provider and Kris is a graduate of DMACC and is employed at South Central Co-0p. A December 22, 2012 wedding is being planned at First United Methodist Church in Chariton.
Kristopher and Lisa Wertz married on December 22, 2012 at Chariton First United Methodist Church officiated by Pastor Allen J. Wiese.
The parents of Joshua and Alyson (Propes) Pearson would like to announce their marriage. Alyson is the daughter of Phil and Terri Propes of Sherrard, Ill., and the groom is the son of Alan and Lorie Pearson of Chariton,.
The couple was married in an outdoor wedding Sept. 22, 2012 at Foxwood Bed and Breakfast, Humeston. Harold Mitchell of Sunnyslope Church of Christ officiated the wedding ceremony.
The bride graduated from Mt. Mercy and St. Ambrose and is a mental health therapist at a private practice in Ames. The groom graduated from DMACC in Caterpillar Technology and is employed as a field service technician at Ziegler Caterpillar in Altoona. The couple will reside in Boone.
The parents of Eric and Shanna (Harmon) Pearson would like to announce their marriage. Shanna is the daughter of Nancy Harmon, Oklahoma and the late Mike Harmon and the groom is the son of Alan and Lorie Pearson of Chariton, Iowa. The couple was married Sept. 8, 2012 at Alameda Church of Christ in Norman, Oklahoma.
Connor Harmon, nephew of the bride, escorted the mother of the bride. The bride's brothers, Jared and Chad Harmon, walked the bride down the aisle.
The bride graduated from the University of Arkansas and currently works at Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc. as a volume controller. The groom graduated from Oklahoma Christian and is employed by the Federal Department of Transportation as a special investigator.
The couple will reside in Oklahoma City. An Iowa reception was held at Foxwood Bed and Breakfast, Humeston, on October 6, 2012.
Alyson Beatty and John Palmer of Chariton are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage this fall. Alyson is the daughter of Jane and David Beaty of Chariton. She graduated in 2004 from Chariton High School and then received a degree from Iowa State University in 2008. She is employed at Southern Iowa Economic Development Association in Ottumwa, Iowa.
John is the son of Kayla Palmer of Leon and Lynn Creveling of Osceola. He is a 1999 graduate of Central Decatur high School and is employed at Chariton Hy-Vee Distribution Center.
The wedding will take place at Chariton Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at 4 p.m. on October 13. Reception to follow.
Brad and Cathy Reece, of Chariton, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Jenna Reece to Joel Beary, son of Bernard and Vicky Beary of Johnston, Iowa. Their wedding is planned for September 22, 2012 at Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, Iowa.
Jenna is a 2004 graduate of Chariton High School and a 2008 graduate of Wartburg College with her B.A. in Communication Arts. She is now employed as Sponsorship Director of IA State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation. Joel is a 2000 graduate of Johnston High School and a 2004 graduate of University of Iowa with his B.A. in Sociology. He is now employed as a Loss Prevention Specialist at Hy-Vee.
The grandparents of Jenna are Glen and Joanne Tyler and the late Dale Gale all of Chariton and Larry and Jeanie Reece and the late Ramona Reece all of Chariton.
Brittany Biermann of Grimes and Kelly Schneider of Clive, are announcing their engagement and upcoming August wedding. Brittany is the daughter of Brad and Lynnette Biermann, Tripoli. Kelly is the son of Arnold and Jane Schneider of Chariton. Brittany is a 2001graduate of Tripoli High School. She received her degree from the University of Iowa and is employed as a Senior Associate at DuPont Pioneer in Ankeny, Iowa. Her fiancé is a 1999 graduate of Chariton High School. He received his degree from Iowa State University and is employed as a Project engineer at the Baker Group in Des Moines, Iowa. The wedding ceremony will take place at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Waukee, Iowa at 3 p.m. on August 25. A reception will follow in Desoto, Iowa.
Maggie Anderson, daughter of Kim and the late Allen Anderson of Chariton and Steven Sparks, son of Michelle Bunch and Steve Sparks of Reeds Spring, Mo., will be married Aug. 11, 2012 in Columbia Mo. Maggie is a graduate of Truman State University with BA in English and is employed at Midwest Family Radio in Springfield, Mo. Steven is a student at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. The couple resides in Nixa, Mo.
Leslie Sullivan and Nate Roush, together with their families are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Leslie is the daughter of John and Debbie Sullivan of Bettendorf and the granddaughter of LaVern and Lois Davis of Chariton. Leslie is a graduate of the University of Iowa and is currently enrolled at Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, graduating in August with a Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing degree.
Nate is the son of Nancy Roush of Bettendorf. Nate received his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from St. Ambrose University and is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration at St. Ambrose University. Nate is currently employed at the Rock Island Arsenal.
The couple will be married on Sept. 22, 2012 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Bettendorf.
Denny and Cindy Parker of Chariton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sadie Parker to Derek Carney, the son of Bruce and Connie Carney of Maxwell, Iowa. Sadie is a 2009 graduate of Chariton High School and a 2011 graduate of DMAC and is employed as a Certified Dental Assistant at Johnston Dental in Johnston, Iowa. Derek is a 2008 graduate from North Polk High School and a 2012 graduate from Iowa State University with an Agronomy degree, and is employed with the US Department of Agriculture out of Ames, Iowa. An October 6, 2012 wedding is being planned at Capital City Baptist Church in Des Moines, Iowa.
Larry and Jill Chiri formally of Chariton now residing in Altoona along with Randall and Sharon Smalley of Runnells are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Nicole Chiri to Michael Smalley.
Nicole is a 2006 graduate of Chariton and is now employed with the State of Iowa. Michael is a 2005 graduate of Southeast Polk and is now employed with Slycord Electric.
A September 2012 wedding is planned in Des Moines, Iowa. The couple will reside in Altoona, Iowa.