Sorum & Schmitz

Published 3:24 pm Saturday, July 29, 2017

Summer Sorum and Jeffrey Schmitz of Willmar announce their engagement.

The bride is the daughter of Barb Sorum, Russell Sorum and Doug Neste all of Albert Lea, and the granddaughter of the late Ardus Roberts-Jergenson of Albert Lea, Paul and the late Nancy Sorum of Glenville and the late Palmer and Leota Neste of Waseca.

She is a 2003 graduate of Albert Lea High School and is pursuing a business degree. She is an HST with Minnesota State Operated Community Services in Willmar.

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The groom is the son of Ron and Bette Schmitz of Spicer and the grandson of the late Edward and Louise Schmitz of New Ulm and the late Robert and Verna Grossman of Esko.

He is a 1999 graduate of New London-Spicer High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where he received a bachelor’s degree in marketing communications.

He is a Willmar area chaplain for United Campus Ministry, co-director of Youth for Christ Joppa, and pastor of Blomkest Baptist Church.

A Sept. 1, 2017, wedding is planned in Willmar.

The couple is planning a Hawaiian honeymoon for later this year.