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Engagement: Afton-Roers

Sarah Marlene Afton and Matthew Carl Roers, both of Bemidji announce their engagement.

Sarah is the daughter of Dr. Alan Afton and Mrs. Marlene Afton of Baton Rouge, La. Sarah is a 2004 graduate of Baton Rouge Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, La., and a 2010 graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D.  with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Sarah is employed as a registered nurse at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

Matthew is the son of Neil and Lucy Roers of Alexandria, Minn. Matthew is a 2004 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria and a 2012 honor graduate of Northwest Technical College in Bemidji with a degree in High Performance Engine Building and Machining. Matthew is a truck driver for Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Bemidji.

A June wedding is planned in Bemidji.