DUNNELL - Bobbi Jo Thate and Bryce Jon Freking announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Lynn and Mary Thate of Dunnell, and Richard and Dianne Freking of Heron Lake.
Bobbi Jo graduated from Martin County West in 2006 and Presentation College in 2009. She works as a certified medical assistant at Mayo Clinic Health System, Fairmont.
Bryce graduated from Southwest Star Concept High School in 2004, and attended Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Colorado Technical University, Sioux Falls, S.D. He is a salesman for Hog Slat.
A Sept. 24 wedding is planned at St. John's Lutheran Church, Sherburn.