Nick and Deanna Kvidera of Traer are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Emmalke, to Matthew James Pechota, son of Gary and Kathy Pechota of Cedar Rapids.
Chelsea is a 2006 graduate of North Tama and a 2010 graduate of Mt. Mercy University. She is employed as a social worker at the Abbe Center for Community Mental Health.
Matthew is a 2005 graduate of Cedar Rapids Jefferson and a 2010 graduate of Mt. Mercy University, and is employed as a capacity development supervisor for CRST Trucking Co.
A July 14, 2012 wedding is being planned at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Solon, Iowa.