ABIE – Catherine Duerksen and Alex Hays, both of Abie, will be married on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Abie.
Parents of the bride-to-be are Richard Duerksen of Sioux City, Iowa and Julia Byers of Salix, Iowa. The parents of the groom-to-be are John and Patricia Hays of Omaha.
Duerksen is a 2012 graduate of Emerson-Hubbard High School. She graduated from Northeast Community College-Norfolk with degrees in animal science and agribusiness. She is employed at Bank of Prague.
Hays is a 2011 graduate of Elkhorn High School. He graduated from Northeast Community College- Norfolk with a degree in mechanized agriculture and is currently studying grazing livestock systems at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He also farms on the family farm near Abie.