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Westheim -- Ruka

Melinda Westheimand Nathan Ruka

Melinda Westheim of Sunburg and Nathan Ruka of Kerkhoven are engaged to be married May 30 at Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg.

Westheim is the daughter of Dean and Cheryl Westheim of Sunburg.

She graduated in 2006 from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School in Kerkhoven. She attended Ridgewater College and expects to graduate in 2010 from Southwest Minnesota State University where she is studying early childhood education. She is employed as a child care provider by YMCA Childcare Center.

Ruka is the son of Steve and Pam Ruka of Kerkhoven.

He graduated in 2005 from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School and in 2007 from Ridgewater College where he studied auto body. He is employed by Monsanto Seed Company.