About Dionne

My name is Dionne LaChelle Trumbo, the daughter of Torin and Rochelle Shook. I was born and raised in Des Moines, IA. I love my life and everyone in it!! I'm very blessed and love the Lord with all my heart! I'm dependable, genuine, and very serious about the things I care about.  

I've completed 2 Bachelor's degrees, one in Psychology and the other in Spanish language and literature. I've since shifted career paths from social to health science, I'm currently working towards getting into medical school, so that I can become a physician and live out my life helping those who need it.

I'm so excited about life right now, I have no complaints to make- I have a very loving family/family to be, an amazing group of friends, and a wonderful fiancé! Life will only continue getting better from here...looking forward to God's plan for our future together! 


About Tavonga

My name is Tavonga Alex Verengera Siyavora, a proud product of Zimbabwe and the son of Alex Siyavora and Dr. Anna Siyavora. I have lived in the US for 16 years and have spent the majority of that time in Arizona. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona and subsequent Masters program at Iowa State University. I am an engineer with John Deere and initially made the move to the midwest with the company in 2008. 

In all of the cities and communities I have lived in, I have been blessed to have a wonderful support base of friends, Zimbabwean countrymates, colleagues and fellow christian believers behind me. 

I am even more lavishly blessed to have found the wonderful woman of God that is in Dionne, which is complimented by her loving parents, awesome sisters and extended family. I look forward to the joining of our families and building our future together. 

How we met

We met out and about in Des Moines on January 29th, 2010. We were hooked since our very first conversation and never looked back! 

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