Couples announcements for September 2008



Drake and Royal Jr.

Mark and Karen Drake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Marie Drake, to Glenn Ray Royal Jr. Kendra is a graduate of Steamboat Springs High School and Oklahoma State University. She is employed with Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical as an area business specialist. Her fiance, Glenn, is a graduate of the University of Texas with a master's degree from Webster University. He is employed with Kinetic Concept as a computer programmer in information systems. A Nov. 8, 2008, wedding is planned at The Chapel of The Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. The couple will reside in San Antonio.


Thomsen and Prichard

Heidi Specht Thomsen, daughter of Mark and Jenny Thomsen, was married to Ian Stuart Prichard, son of Diane and the late James Prichard, on Sept. 13, 2008, at Marabou Ranch. The bride is from Steamboat Springs, and the groom is from Rochester, N.Y. Bridesmaids were Laurie Peter, Jackie Bragg and Heather Bowen. Groomsmen were Brad Miller, Joe Sternberg and Erik Thomsen. The couple had their honeymoon in Croatia.


Buesing and Johnson

Bridget Buesing and Bill Johnson, of Steamboat Springs, announce their engagement. Bridget is the daughter of David and Lil Buesing, of Wells, Minn. She is a 1987 graduate of Wells-Easton High School in Wells and a 1991 graduate of University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn. She is employed by Sheraton Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs. Bill is the son of Clayton and Kay Johnson, of Worthington, Minn. He is a 1980 graduate of Worthington High School, in Worthington, Minn. He is employed by M&N Plumbing Supply in Steamboat Springs. An Oct. 11, 2008, wedding is planned in Okoboki, Iowa.