Tari Sue Doehring and Andrew Joseph Acebal exchanged rings and vows Saturday, Nov. 13, 1999, at Park United Methodist Church, Bloomington. The Rev. Paul Newhall performed the 5 p.m. ceremony.

Tari, of Mundelein, was given in marriage by her father. She is the daughter of August and Mary Doehring of Fayetteville, Tenn., and John and Alice Wilmert of Lincoln. Andrew, of Fox River Grove, is the son of Henry Acebal of Chicago and Andrew and Gerri Orgler of Fox River Grove.

Eden Doehring, sister-in-law of the bride, and Jennifer Schneider were matrons of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Dana Wilmert, stepsister of the bride; Kristen Fitzpatrick; Wendi Doehring, sister-in-law of the bride; and Sherry Orgler, sister-in-law of the groom. The flower girls were Sarah and Emily Doehring, nieces of the bride.

Jason Acebal and David Acebal, brothers of the groom, served as best men, accompanied by Todd Doehring and Troy Doehring, brothers of the bride, and Brian Orgler and Michael Orgler, stepbrothers of the groom. The ringbearer was Jacob Doehring, nephew of the bride.

Juan Rivera and Tom Oviatt served as ushers.

A reception was held at Jumerís Chateau in Bloomington, and the newlyweds honeymooned in the Bahamas.

The couple now resides in Lincoln.

Tari is a 1991 graduate of Lincoln Community High School and a 1995 graduate of Illinois State University in Normal, with a bachelor of science degree in accountancy. She is employed by Miller Cooper and Co. Ltd. in Northbrook as a certified public accountant.

Andrew is a 1991 graduate of St. Patrick High School in Chicago and a 1995 graduate of ISU, with a bachelor of science degree in marketing. He is employed by River North Sales and Service in Chicago as an operations manager.






Alvin and Teresa Klockenga of Lincoln will have their 40th wedding anniversary on Feb. 27. They were married at St. Patrick's Church in Lincoln by Father Daniel Monaghan Feb. 27, 1960. Their attendants were Elizabeth Patterson of Bloomington and Vernon Klockenga of Lincoln.

They are the parents of Kathy Buse of Beason; Patty Huffer and Chris Klockenga, both of Lincoln; Anne Pochel of Bloomington; and Mary Giroux of Normal. They have nine grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of their 40 years. The observance will be Saturday, March 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in Lincoln.

Please bring no gifts; your presence is your gift to them.



Stanley and Phyllis Struebing of Emden will observe their golden anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000. A family vacation at Pheasant Run will celebrate the milestone at a later date.

Stan Struebing and Phyllis Cross were married at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Emden on Feb. 19, 1950, with Pastor John Detjen officiating. Betty Ann Krusemark and Robert Struebing were the attendants.

The Struebings are parents of Cathy (Rick Cross) of Minier; Faye (Jim Wickliffe) of Mahomet; and Susanne (Jim Dornbusch) of Califon, N.J. They have eight grandchildren: Angela (Kevin Staubus), Bradley (Holly), Tony and Brent Cross, Jeffrey and Brian Wickliffe, and Tyler and Tina Dornbusch. They also have one great-granddaughter, Lauryn Cross.

Stan retired from farming and the Hartem Bus Service in 1991, and Phyllis retired as secretary at Hartsburg-Emden High School the same year.



PATRICK THOMAS HOBAN, son of Krista and Thomas Hoban of Lincoln, was born Tuesday, March 14, 2000. He weighed 10 lb. 2 oz. He is a brother to Vistoria, 3, and Katelyn, 1Ĺ. His maternal grandparents are Rhonda Thornton of Beason and Tim Harmon and Linda Harmon, both of Springfield. Tom and Bev Hoban of Crete are Patrick's paternal grandparents. His great-grandparents are Winifred Trapp, Sue Bruner, Gerald Thornton and William Harmon.

ABBEGAIL MARIE PHILLIPS, daughter of Laura and Derek Phillips, was born Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at ALMH. She weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. Her maternal grandparents are Linda and Lynn Vaughan of Mount Pulaski. Her paternal grandparents are Dan and Betty Phillips of Mount Pulaski. Abbegailís great-grandparents are Glenn and Millie Vaughan, Erma and Earl Phillips and Kenneth Kaesebier. Abbegail takes her middle name from her great-great-grandmother, Marie Detmers of Emden.


ELIZABETH ROSE BERGMAN, daughter of Joseph Michael and Jennifer Elise Bergman of Lincoln, was born Thursday, March 2, 2000, at ALMH. She weighed 7 lb. 14 oz.. Elizabethís maternal grandparents are David and Galeen Driscoll of Metamora. Her paternal grandparents are Joseph and Rosalie Bergman of Montrose, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Bernadine Noel, Thomas and Marge Driscoll and Bill and Dorothy Lacke. Elizabeth takes her first name from her maternal great-great-grandmother and her middle name from her paternal grandmother.


ANNA MARIE COLEMAN, daughter of Jason and Vicki Coleman of Lincoln, was born Wednesday, March 1, 2000 at ALMH. She weighed 7 lb. 8 oz. Her maternal grandparents are Darrell and Cathy Kissick of Athens. Her paternal grandparents are Don Coleman Jr. of Kincade and Pam Israel of Franklin. Great-grandparents are Don and Ruth Moss, Cecila Kissick and Wanda Coleman. Annaís middle name, Marie, is also the middle name of her mother.


MADISON ELAINE SKELTON, daughter of Judy and Tim Skelton of Mason City, was born Wednesday, March 1, 2000 at ALMH. She weighed 7 lb. 6 oz. and is the sister of Nathaniel, 10, and Alyssa, 3. Madisonís maternal grandmother is Audrey Matthews of Lincoln. Her paternal grandmother is Mable Skelton of Middletown.


AUSTIN TAYLOR WALDROP, son of Christina Polk and Brent Waldrop of Mount Pulaski, was born Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, at ALMH. He weighed 7 lb. 8 oz. His maternal grandparents are Thomas and Margie Polk of Mount Pulaski. His paternal grandparents are Buck and Joanne Waldrop of Riverton. His great-grandparents are Thomas and Olivia Polk, Olive Goodman, Ann Oliver and Rose Waldrop.


CHLOE ELAINE TUNGATE, daughter of Melissa Laubenstein and Gregory Tungate of Emden, was born Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000. She weighed 10 lbs. 6 oz. She is a sister to Emilie Marie Tungate, 4Ĺ. Emilie's grandparents are Chris and Clyde Tungate  of Champaign and Rue and Gloria Tungate of Union. Great-grandparents are Ina Smith of Lincoln, Mary Louise Tungate of Lincoln, Edward Karrick of Pana, Robert and Bonnie Smith of Monticello and Oscar and Flo Tungate of Bradfordsville, Ky. Bessie Palmer of Lincoln is Emilie's great-great-grandmother.

ASHLEY NICOLE HALL, daughter of Gayle and Larry Hall of Atlanta, was born Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000. She weighed  7 lb. 14 oz. She is a sister to Collin, 9. Her maternal grandparents are Harold and Donna Henrichsmeyer of Lincoln. Ella Marie Hall of Greenview is her paternal grandmother. Her great-grandmother is Erna Henrichsmeyer.





Tom and Christie McMinn of Mattoon announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth, to Jason Lynn Gordon of Mattoon.

He is the son of Stanley "Dwayne" and Debbie Gordon, also of Mattoon.

Katherine is a 1998 graduate of Mattoon High School. She is a junior at Lincoln Christian College, majoring in family life ministry and counseling.

Gordon is a 1996 graduate of Mattoon High School, and plans to graduate from Lincoln Christian College in May with a bachelorís degree in music ministry.

A June 10 wedding is planned.







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