Grant D. Kohlstaedt - Sara E. Simons
Gary and Liz Simons of Kearney, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth, to Grant Duane Kohlstaedt, son of Duane and Becky Kohlstaedt, also of Kearney.
The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Kearney High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and is employed as the Human Resource Director of Northland Sonic Drive-Ins, Liberty, Mo.
The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Kearney High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Illinois in Chicago. He has a Bachelor of Science in Management and is employed as General Manager of the Sonic Drive-In of Smithville, Mo.
The couple plans a Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, wedding, at the First United Methodist Church of Kearney. A reception will immediately follow at the Embassy Suites Hotel, KCI Airport.
The future bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Richard D. Hixon and Mr. and Mrs. Clelland Allen, all of Fort Scott.