Jed Matthiesen, Magnolia, and Deann Popkes, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, announce their engagement.
Deann is the daughter of Greg and Lori Popkes, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Jed is the son of the late Lyle and Emily Matthiesen.
Deann graduated in 2006 from Central Lyon High School in Rock Rapids and in 2010 from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. She is currently in graduate school at Creighton University and is a nurse at Avera McKennan.
Jed graduated in 2000 from Luverne High School and in 2005 from the University of Minnesota-Morris. He is a farmer and a personal trainer at Sanford Family Wellness in Sioux Falls.
The couple is planning a Feb. 19, 2016, wedding at the Palace Theatre in Luverne.