MEMORABLE MOMENT: Bennett, Ekstrom engagementLindsay Bennett and Cody Ekstrom, both of Duluth, plan to be married July 7 in Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth.
Lindsay Bennett and Cody Ekstrom, both of Duluth, plan to be married July 7 in Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth.
Her parents are Deanna Bennett of Duluth and Joe and Meghan Bennett of Inver Grove Heights, Minn. His parents are Kirby and Jan Ekstrom of North Branch, Minn.
The future bride, a 2003 graduate of Duluth East High School, earned a degree in early childhood education in 2007 from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Superior, where she is currently pursuing an associate degree in nursing. She is a nursing assistant on 5W at St. Luke's hospital in Duluth.
The future groom, a 2004 graduate of North Branch High School, is pursuing an associate degree in industrial controls at Lake Superior College in Duluth. He is a supervisor at Sam's Club Tire and Battery Center in Hermantown.
The couple's website is www.weddingwire.com/codyandlindsay
That's not an ornament!
Our engagement was a total surprise to me. Cody handed me a gift to open at Christmas -- it was a ladybug ornament I had wanted. I pulled the ornament out of the box and on top of the ladybug was a sparkly ring. He then got down on one knee and proposed. It was perfect!
-- Lindsay Bennett