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By The Staff

Allison Jo Brunk and Sheldon Sean Satterthwaite Jr., both of Brownstown, have announced their upcoming marriage.

The future bride is the daughter of Mark and Paula Brunk of Brownstown. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Lori Brunk of Pittsburgh, Pa., the late Lloyd and Enid Gurtner of Brownstown, and Shirley and the late Earl Smith of Altamont.
She is a 2008 graduate of St. Anthony High School, a 2008 graduate of Lake Land College and a 2012 graduate of Lakeview College of Nursing with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
She is employed as a registered nurse at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
The future groom is the son of Michael and Kathy Brown of Vandalia, and the late Sean Satterthwaite Sr. of Brownstown. He is the grandson of John Satterthwaite of Brownstown, Nancy Satterthwaite of Salem, Dale and Linda Stinebring of Sentinel, Okla., Margaret Kimberlin of Brownstown, and Darrel and Ruth Ann Brown of Vandalia.
He is a 2009 graduate of Brownstown High School and a 2011 graduate of Kaskaskia College with an associate’s degree in carpentry occupations.
He is employed as a tooling technician at Hitachi Metals Automotive Components in Effingham.
The couple are planning a Sept. 1 wedding at Liberty Christian Church in rural Brownstown.