Carlena E. Mitzelfeldt and Jerry C. Hanson Carlena Mitzelfeldt and Jerry Hanson, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a summer 2015 wedding. The couple was introduced by a mutual friend and immediately hit it off. They dated for several years. The future groom proposed in a horse-drawn carriage in Leavenworth while the couple was on vacation. Carlena is the daughter of Jim and Marlene Mitzelfeldt, both deceased, of Bellingham. Jerry's parents are John and Eileen Hanson of Lynden. Carlena works at Wilson Motors; Jerry is employed by the Meridian School District.