Barbara Hagerman and Don Kokesh will be united in marriage on June 19, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Upton at 1 p.m., surrounded by their families. A wedding reception will be held at the community hall in Upton at 4 p.m. for family and friends, with refreshments and dancing. No gifts please.
The couple met in Laramie. The future bride graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Business with a Master’s Degree in Accounting. Mellissa is a licensed CPA and currently works as an auditor in Denver, Colo.
Her fiancé, Michael, received his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming. He currently manages commercial real estate in Denver. A July wedding is planned in Rapid City, S.D.
Caitlin is the daughter of Mike and Cara Lawrence of Torrington. She graduated from Concordia University in 2010 with A Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. She graduated from the College of Saint Mary in 2013 with her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. She will begin her occupational therapy career at Weston County Health Services in Newcastle.
Taylor is the son of Roger and Robin Hespe of Newcastle, and Lori Himes of Lusk. He graduated from the Conservatory of Arts and Sciences in 2010 with a major in Music Technology. He is employed at the City of Newcastle and Newcastle Ambulance Service.
The wedding will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Newcastle on July 13, 2013. Caitlin’s sister, Mackenzie Ostrander, is the Matron of Honor and sister Kelsey Lawrence-Amend is a bridesmaid. Taylor’s brother, Aaron Hespe, is the Best Man and brothers Jared Hespe and Stephen Hespe are groomsmen. The wedding will be officiated by Reverend John Hopper.
The couple plans to reside in Newcastle.
Dennis and Terri Fowler of Great Falls, Mont., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaila Rae Fowler, to Brian Michael Clarke, son of Gary and Brenda Clarke of Newcastle.
The couple met in Great Falls where both currently live and are employed. The future bride graduated from Montana Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Health Care and Informatics and with her master’s in Information Systems from UGF. Kaila is currently employed at Centene Corp as an application software developer.
Her fiance, Brian, received his education degree from the University of Mary and is finishing his Master’s in Administration. He is currently employed at the University of Great Falls as the women’s soccer coach and as the director of Great Falls Club Soccer. A June 22, 2013, wedding is planned at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Great Falls.
Laura is the daughter of Dan and Claudia Holt of Omaha. She is a 2004 graduate of Marian High School. She obtained an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Iowa Western in 2009. She then received a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Creighton University in 2010. Laura currently works at a private practice dental office in Omaha and part time as a clinical instructor at Creighton University School of Dentistry.