Brill, Kruse plan October wedding

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 12:52 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 1:00 p.m. CDT

Don and Kristi (Barkalow) Brill of Indianola announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Mandy to Mitch Kruse, son of Kevin and Patty Kruse of Callender.

Brill, the granddaughter of Pat Barkalow and great-granddaughter of Frieda Porter, both of Creston, is a 2009 graduate of Winterset High School and Mercy College of Health Sciences in 2012 with a degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa in Mason City.

Kruse is a 2007 Prairie Valley High School graduate and graduated in 2011 from Buena Vista University with a degree in criminal justice. He is a deputy sheriff at Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office in Mason City.

The couple will wed at Mt. Cavalry Lutheran Church in Indianola Oct. 5, with a reception after at St. Thomas Aquinas Pastoral Center. The couple will reside in Clear Lake.

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