Mark and Wendy (Fangmeier) VanSkiver of Fairbury would like to announce the birth of their second son, Rex Steven VanSkiver, born Feb. 10, 2012 at Jefferson Community Health Center in Fairbury, weighing 7 pounds and 9½ ounces. He was welcomed home by big brother, Maddox. Grandparents are Steve and Sheryl Fangmeier, Janet Germer, all of Hebron, Max and Sue VanSkiver of Nelson. Great-grandmother is Deloris VanSkiver of Davenport.
The family of Franklin Damrow would like to honor him with an open house for his 90th birthday.
Family and friends are invited to attend the open house on Sunday, March 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Diller. No gifts please.
His family include his wife, Betty. Children Margaret Bartels and husband, Jesse, Jim Damrow and wife, Donna, Peggy Hemphill and husband, Steve. He also has 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to 502 Smith St., Diller, NE 68342.
Rachel Burns and John Kleppe recited their wedding vows on Dec. 30, 2011 at Evangel United Methodist Church in Rochester, Minn.
The Rev. Jeffrey Utecht officiated the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Charles and Linda Burns of Mazeppa, Minn. and Pastor Glen and Linda Kleppe of Pine City, Minn.
Grandparents of the couple are Russell and Meryl Zimmerman of DeWitt, Iris Burns of Ellinwood, Kan., John and Evelyn Eckert of Eagan, Minn. and Gladys Kleppe of Maplewood, Minn.
The bride wore a white gown with rich lace appliqué on soft net on a modified A-line silhouette. The sculptured V-neck line featured scalloped straps and a V-back. The empire waist was accented with a Swarovski crystal brooch. Satin covered buttons ran down the back of the chapel length train. She also wore a bird cage veil with an accent pin of white feathers.
Mark and Betty Bachamp of Manhattan, Kan., wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista Ranae to Tyler Russell DeWitt, son of Steve and Barbara DeWitt, Minneapolis, Kan.
Grandparents of the couple are Deanna Fuller of Delphos, Kan., Gearld and Darlene Bachamp of Concordia, Kan., Bill Fuller of Manhattan, Doug and Betty Musick of Salina, Kan. and Harold Egbarts of Fairbury.
Bachamp graduated from Manhattan High School in 2004, and earned her degree in Microbiology from Kansas State University. She is currently studying medicine at KCUMB in Kansas City, Mo., and earning an MBA in Healthcare Leadership from Rockhurst University.
DeWitt graduated from Minneapolis High School, attended North Central Kansas Technical College in Beloit and is a foreman for Precision Electrical Contractors in Salina.
The couple is planning a Dec. 28 wedding in Manhattan.