Julie Nicole Blancho and Mark Lloyd Pagenkopf II announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Chris and Mariann Blancho of Frontenac and the granddaughter of Albert and Dorothy Mangile, June Blancho, and Bob and Pauline Blancho, all of Pittsburg.
She is a 2003 graduate of Northeast High School in Arma and will graduate in May from Fort Scott Community College with an associate degree of science in early childhood development. She is employed at Walmart in Fort Scott.
Her fiance is the son of Mark and Marsha Pagenkopf of Lost Springs and the grandson of Lloyd and Beth Pagenkopf of Lincolnville and Arlene Barrett and the late Lloyd Barrett of Herington.
He is a 2003 graduate of Centre High School in Lost Springs and a May 2005 graduate of FSCC with an associate degree of applied science in John Deere technology. He is employed at Deer Trail Implement in Marion.
The wedding is planned for June 17 at the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Pittsburg.