Miss Marguerite Muzzey of Ames and Pastor Gary Gonnerman of St. Ansgar announce their engagement to be married. Gary and Marguerite first dated while in high school. Marguerite graduated from West Waterloo High School and moved to Oregon where she graduated from Portland State College. Gary graduated from Dysart High School in 1958 and moved to Omaha where he graduated from Omaha Baptist Bible College. While there he married Sheryl Gilbert.
Marguerite joined Wycliffe Bible Translators and spent 28 years translating the Bible into the Hote language in Papua New Guinea. Gary pastored three different Baptist churches in Iowa. Sheryl went home to be with the Lord in 2007.
Gary and Marguerite became reacquainted last summer and plan to be married on April 17, 2010 in Ames. They will reside in St. Ansgar where Gary pastors the St. Ansgar Baptist Church.