Bate-Henke engagement |

Bate-Henke engagement

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Walter Bate and Martha Ryan of Clear Lake, Iowa, are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Stefan Walter Bate, to Amber Lee Henke. Both live in Carbondale.

Stefan Walter Bate is a 2003 graduate of Denver University, and now works at Vectra Bank in Snowmass Village. His mother, Jean Bate, resides in Exeter, R.I.

Amber Lee Henke is a 2003 graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango. She works as the music teacher at Crystal River Elementary School in Carbondale. Her parents are Scott and Patty Henke of Carbondale.

The couple became engaged in September 2008, and plan to be married in a private ceremony on June 27, 2009, at the Maroon Bells outside of Aspen.