WOODSTOCK – Announcement has been made of the engagement of Sarah Cooper Vela of Woodstock and James Strzalka of McHenry.
She is the daughter of Kathleen and Phillip Cooper of Woodstock. He is the son of James and Judith Strzalka of West Dundee.
The bride-to-be is a 1997 graduate of Woodstock High School and a graduate of St. Anthony College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville and a 1994 graduate of the Elgin Community College nursing program with a degree in nursing. He also is a registered nurse at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
They have plans for a summer wedding in 2014.