Kodi Gene Mertes Reidell and Adam Bryant Young announce their engagement and plans for an August 8, 2009 wedding at Tail Skid Meadows in Custer.
The prospective bride is daughter of Kathy Reidell and Jerry Reidell, both of Bellingham. She is a graduate from Squalicum High School and from Bellingham Technical College with a degree in Automotive Technology.
The prospective bridegroom is a son of Leslie and Jack Tiemersma of Bellingham, and Fred and Diane Young of Omak, WA. He graduated from Squalicum High School and from WWU with a degree in Political Science.
Kodi and Adam met back in middle school through Young Life youth group. The two dated for six years before Adam proposed. After they are married, they plan to make their home in Ferndale.