Engagement: Rossum & WaalkensPublished 9:40am Saturday, September 29, 2012
Tim Waalkens and Katie Rossum announce their engagement.
Parents of Tim are Michael and Linda Waalkens of Albert Lea. Grandparents are Annabelle Frazier, the late Elmo Frazier, Barb Waalkens and the late Herb Waalkens of Albert Lea. Great-grandmother is Dagny Weum of Albert Lea.
Parents of Katie are Larry and Denise Rossum and the late Noni Rossum of Rapid City, S.D. Grandparents are Lois Rossum, the late Robert Rossum, Barb Smolarek and the late Mitch Smolarek of Rapid City, S.D.
Katie graduated in 2004 from Stevens High School in Rapid City, S.D., and in 2008 from Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a degree in elementary education. She is employed at Mankato Head Start.
Tim graduated in 2004 from Albert Lea High School and in 2009 graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a degree in parks and recreation management. He is employed at Green Care in Mankato.
A wedding is planned for Oct. 19 in Mankato.