BUFFALO CENTER, Iowa - Mara Venteicher and Michael Walstead announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Bruce and Deb Venteicher of Algona, John and Sher Blomster of Buffalo Center, and Bill and Joyce Walstead of Swea City.
Mara graduated from North Iowa High School in 2008, and Central College in 2011 with a bachelor's degree. She is currently employed at Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona.
Michael graduated from North Kossuth High School in 2004, and Iowa Lakes Community College with an associate's degree in applied sciences. He farms north of Swea City.
An August 17 wedding is planned at First Reformed Church in Buffalo Center.