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Katie Etcheson and Ryan Callahan have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
The future bride is the daughter of Ronald and Susan Etcheson of Vandalia. Grandparents are Helen Culbertson and the late Lowell Culbertson, and the late Maurice and M. Jane Etcheson, all of Vandalia.
She is a graduate of Vandalia High School and a 2011 graduate of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville with a bachelor's degree in social work. She is currently employed at Aldi’s in Vandalia.
The future groom is the son of Bill and Sheila Callahan of Butler. Grandparents are Dorothy and the late Speck Gleichman of Butler, and Helen and the late William Callahan of Prince Edward Island, Canada.
He attended Hillsboro High School and is currently employed as a plumber apprentice at R&H Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning in Altamont.
The couple are planning a Saturday, Sept. 17, wedding at Bethel Baptist Church in Vandalia.