JOHNSBURG – Announcement has been made of the engagement of Valerie Jokela and Christopher DeMarchi, both of Johnsburg.
She is the daughter of Richard and Karrie Jokela of Johnsburg. He is the son of Gary and Sue DeMarchi of Johnsburg.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Johnsburg High School and a 2009 graduate of Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind., having graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. She is a pediatric nurse at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of Johnsburg High School and a 2010 graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. He currently at Avenir Publishing as a marketing associate in Chicago.