Hagemann, Torkelson engaged

Mandi Hagemann and Zachary Torkelson of Howard announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Parents of the couple are GayLynn Hagemann-Pitts of Ramona and the late Jim Hageman of Winfred; and Roger and Jan Torkelson of Howard.

The future bride has a physical therapist assistant degree from Lake Area Technical Institute and is employed as a physical therapist assistant at Howard Physical Therapy and Aegis Therapies in Salem.

Her fiance has a diesel mechanics degree from LATI. He farms with his dad and brothers and is the owner of Torkelson Fencing.

The couple will be married on Dec. 31 at Holy Spirit in Mitchell with a reception at Highland Convention Center in Mitchell. They will be moving to the Hagemann farm after the wedding and taking over her father's cattle operation.

Grandparents of the couple include Gordon and Lois Hagemann; David and Gloria Pitts; Ralph and the late Sylvia Grode, and the late Don and Fran Torkelson.