Eddie Ray and Glenda Smith of Cherokee Village and Kevin and Ann Dienst of Hardy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Sara Smith and Kal Dienst.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Maxine Rupple of Cherokee Village and the late Blue Rupple.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Charlotte Dienst of Ozark Acres and the late Carl Dienst, and Ed and Ella Yoeckel of Somonauk, Ill.
The couple will wed at a private ceremony on July 10.
All family and friends are invited to attend a casual riverside celebration that evening at 6 p.m.