MARENGO – Announcement has been made of the engagement of Krysten Nicole Heitz of Marengo and Ryan Kenneth Harres of Belleville.
She is the daughter of Richard and Nancy Heitz of Marengo. He is the son of David and Carol Harres of Millstadt.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Marengo Community High School and a 2009 graduate of Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Arts in foreign language and literature. She is completing her Master of Arts in curriculum and instruction at Southern Illinois University. She is a high school Spanish teacher at Collinsville High School.
Her fiancé is a 1999 graduate of Belleville West High School and a 2007 graduate of Ranken Technical College in St. Louis with a degree in electrical automation. He is a journeyman wireman with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 309 in Collinsville.
They will be married Sept. 21.