Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries

Barnes, Calnin

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kristina Barnes and Jeremy Calnin were married on Sept. 1, 2018. The ceremony was performed by the bride’s cousin, Anthony Collins, on the Twin Falls Iron Bridge. Attendants included family and friends of the couple: Matron of honor was Ashly Sommers, escorted by best ...

Engaged – Carobine, Twardowski

Mr. and Mrs. James Carobine of Florence, Wis., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren to Alex Twardowski, son of Steve and Dawn Twardowski of Narvon, Pa. Lauren is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and is currently pursuing a doctor of chiropractic ...

Wedding — Endelman, Michaud

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — On a beautiful Sept. 1, 2018, afternoon, Elizabeth Ebel Endelman and Brett Mark Michaud were united in marriage at the bride’s family home in Spread Eagle, Wis., where they grew up together on the lakes. The bride is the daughter of Mary and Tim Endelman and the groom ...

Wedding — Schwamlien, Zimmerman

WILSON — Elizabeth Schwamlien and Brad Zimmerman were united in marriage on Sept. 22, 2018.  The breathtaking outdoor ceremony was at the groom’s family farm in Wilson, with Chad Harrison officiating. Elizabeth is the daughter of Jon and Pam Schwamlien of Vulcan. Brad is the son of ...

Engaged

Lori DeFiore and Scott Glaister announce their engagement. Lori is the daughter of Durl and Dorothy Bradley and the late Linda Bradley of Iron Mountain. Scott is the son of Michael and Chris Glaister of Orlando, Fla. He is employed by Neenah Paper as an electrician. The couple reside in ...

Inglese, Mottes

SOUTH LYON, Mich. — Joshua Thomas Inglese and Megan Marie Mottes were joined by marriage on Oct. 27, 2018, at Kensington Metropark in South Lyon, Mich. Stephen Maklin, a close friend of the couple, officiated at a private outdoor ceremony. The bride’s parents, Mark and Syndra Mottes, and ...

Wedding – Pickett, Houser

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Pickett of Kingsford are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Emily Jayne Pickett to Devin Michael Houser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dion Houser of Florida. Devin and Emily were united in the sacrament of holy matrimony at 1 p.m. on Nov. 10, 2018, at American ...

Five generations

Members of the Ensley family recently gathered in Elkhart, Ind., for a five- generation photo. Standing, from left, is mother Lilliana Schmucker of Elkhart; grandmother Rachel Ensley of Elkhart and great-grandfather Dennis Ensley of Dunbar, Wis.; seated is great-great-grandmother Barb Ensley of ...

Zahn — 76th

FAITHORN — John and Rose Zahn of Faithorn will celebrate their 76th wedding anniversary Monday. They were married on Nov. 12, 1942, in North Judson, Ind., two weeks before John joined the Army and served in World War II. Standing for the couple were John’s cousin, Roy Arndt, and Rosie’s ...

Ivacko — 70th

KINGSFORD — Joseph and Carmeline (Ganga) Ivacko of Kingsford recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on Aug. 28, 1948, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. The couple made their home in Kingsford, where they raised three ...

Sparpana, Ellering

CRYSTAL, Minn. — Carly Sparpana and Nick Ellering were married on July 28, 2018, during a private backyard ceremony at their lake home in Crystal, Minn. The wedding was officiated by Nick’s brother, Jacob. The bride is the daughter Joe and Eileen Sparpana of Iron Mountain and the ...

Alexa — 65th

CHANNING — Francis “Ponch” and Joan Alexa of Sawyer Lake, Channing, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on Aug. 15, 1953, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Chicago. Maid of honor was Joyce Berg, Joan’s twin sister, and Bill Schmall served ...

Engaged

Patrick and Kim Olson, along with Suzan and Lynn Shuck of Crystal Falls, happily announce the engagement of Samantha Olson and Dan Ballo-Shuck. Samantha is a graduate of Michigan Technological University and works as a process engineer at Expera in Kaukauna, Wis. Dan is a graduate of Fox Valley ...

Whitens — 60th

HERMANSVILLE — Robert and Lois (Murray) Whitens of Hermansville recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on July 19, 1958, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Spalding. The couple made their home in Hermansville, where they raised their five ...

Pugh — 50th

IRON MOUNTAIN — Tom and Eileen (Asplund) Pugh of Iron Mountain and Manistique recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.   They were married Aug. 24, 1968, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.   After Tom’s service with the U.S. Army (OCS Ft. Banning, Ga.) the couple ...

Engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff and Jane Bal of Crystal Falls announce the engagement of their daughter Andrea to Alex Bomstad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max and Christine Bomstad of Menominee. Andrea is a 2010 Forest Park High School graduate and attended Michigan Technological University, graduating with a ...

Engaged

Thomas and Madeline Horton of Watertown, Wis., and Scott and Brenda Pancheri of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Jacqueline Horton and Brendan Pancheri. Jacqueline is a 2000 graduate of Luther Preparatory School, a 2004 graduate of Martin Luther College of ...

Engaged

Kendall Tadych and Chase LaFave, along with their parents announce their engagement. Kendall is the daughter of Dave and Diana Tadych. Chase is the son of Denise Worley-LaFave and Norman LaFave. Kendall graduated from St. Norbert College in 2014 with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and ...

Sherman — 60th Anniversary

IRON MOUNTAIN — Robert “Bob” and Sharon (Johnson) Sherman of Sturtevant, Wis. will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 2. Bob and Sharon were married on Aug. 2, 1958, at the Methodist Church in Racine, Wis. Sharon, completed her nursing degree from Augustana College, a ...

Clarke — 50th

IRON MOUNTAIN — C. Thomas and Patricia (Kangas) Clarke are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was united in marriage on July 20, 1968, at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. They are blessed with four children, Thomas Clarke, Tara (David) ...