Kaitlin Rear and Tim Zern of Cedar Falls wish to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
Parents of the couple are Bob and Kathy Rear of West Union and Scott Zern of Conrad and the late Lynn Zern.
A 2003 Valley High School graduate, Kaitlin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2007 from the University of Northern Iowa and her Master of Education degree in 2010 from the University of Phoenix. She is a second-grade teacher at Kingsley Elementary School in Waterloo.
Tim graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2007 and is now the branch manager of Ferguson Enterprises in Waterloo.
The couple are planning a 2 p.m. wedding on May 18 at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Waterloo.
Bill and Patti Bergeth of West Des Moines and Kent and Lois McElvania of West Union are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children Christine Bergeth and Jeff McElvania.
The bride-elect graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines. She is a 2007 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and is currently working on her MBA degree through the University of Iowa. She is employed by FBL Financial Group in West Des Moines.
Her fiancé is a 2000 graduate of North Fayette High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. Jeff earned his MBA degree from the University of Iowa in 2011. He is currently employed at John Deere in Moline, Ill.