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Hagen & Krenz

Brandi Hagen and Zakry Krenz of Glenville announce their engagement.

The bride is the daughter of Troy and Renea Hagen of Twin Lakes. She is the granddaughter of Gary Troe and the late Marlys Troe of Lake Mills, Glen and Louise Hagen of Albert Lea and Jane Hillman and the late Harris Hillman of Gordonsville.

She is a 2007 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2011 graduate of Winona State University, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in photojournalism and psychology. She is employed at Albert Lea Fire Rescue as a firefighter, owns Bragen Rights Photography and is a server at Perkins Restaurant & Bakery.

The groom is the son of Wendy and Troy Farmer of Westminster, Colorado, and Darrin Krenz of Minneapolis. He is the grandson of Dennis Lau and the late Linda Lau of Northwood, Janice and Arnie Krenz of Mankato and David and Sue Farmer of Albert Lea.

He is a 2010 graduate of Alden-Conger High School. He is employed with the Minnesota Army National Guard as a supply sergeant and is a firefighter with Glenville Fire Department.

Due to a pending deployment, the couple eloped May 1, 2020, in Albert Lea. A full wedding is planned for May 8, 2021, at Country View Acres in Joice, Iowa.

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