Category Archives: Weddings

Katelyn and Joe Ternus


Katelyn Samuelson and Joe Ternus were married May 29, 2015, at Immaculate Conception Church in Gilbertville. A reception and dance followed at the Henderson Event Center in Independence.
Parents of the couple are Bart and Amy Samuelson of La Porte City and Greg and Lynne Ternus of Dysart.
Maid of Honor was Emily Samuelson, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Katelyn Damro, friend of the bride and Sarah Ternus, sister of the groom.
The Best Man was Josh Ternus, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Bob Mangrich, friend of the couple and Wyatt Samuelson, brother of the bride.
Seating guests were Stephanie Mangrich, friend of the couple and Jay Petersen, friend of the groom.
The bride is a graduate of lowa State University and is attending the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University.
The groom is a graduate of Iowa State University and is a control engineer at Marshalltown Company.
They reside in Nevada, Iowa.

Stephas – Loveless


Sheena Stephas and Benjamin Loveless are planning a September wedding.
Parents of the couple are Jody and Oscar Martinez of Storm Lake, Iowa and the late Ihn Lovan of Spencer Iowa, and Donald and Marlene Loveless of La Porte City, Iowa.
The bride-to-be and the groom-to-be are both employed at John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa where the couple also resides.

Matt and Whitney Albertsen


Happy first wedding anniversary to Whitney Kriz and Matt Albertsen who were married July 12, 2014, at Zion Lutheran Church in Dysart. Officiating the ceremony was Pastor Jim Radatz.
Parents of the couple are Kendall and Brenda Kriz of Dysart and Larry and Nancy Albertsen of Mt. Auburn.
The bride is employed at Joe’s Gym and the groom is employed at Young Plumbing & Heating.
The couple reside in Dysart.

Bearbower – Judd


Chelsea Ann Bearbower of Jesup and Jonathan William Judd of La Porte City will be united in marriage on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church in Jesup.
Parents of the couple are Don and Sue Bearbower of Jesup and Bill and Mary Ann Judd of La Porte City.
Chelsea graduated from Jesup High School with the Class of 2011 and Upper Iowa University in 2014 with a B.A. in Elementary Education. Jonathan graduated from Union High School in La Porte City with the Class of 2011 and the University of Northern Iowa in 2015 with a B.A. in Family Services.
The couple will make their home in rural Rowley.

Joe and Raquael Johnson

Joseph Raymond Johnson and Raquael Bond were married on March 21, 2015, at the Sky Event Center at the Black’s Building in downtown Waterloo.
Joseph’s parents are Van Johnson of La Porte City and Marge Johnson of Reinbeck. Raquael’s parents are Kris and Cindy Bond of Shellrock.
The couple will make their home in Lincoln, Iowa.