Engagements, Feb. 4, 2015

Serene, Bartel plan April 11 wedding

Bruce and Diedre Serene announce the engagement of their daughter, Mieka Ann Serene, to Casey Jacob Bartel, son of Marlin and Cheryl Bartel, all of Hillsboro.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Shirley Reusser and George Charlsen of Wichita and the late Dwayne Reusser, Shirley Serene of Herington, and Donald and Lorraine Serene of Port St. Lucie, Fla.

She is a graduate of Hillsboro High School and a graduate of Wichita State University with a bachelor?s degree in nursing. She is employed at the Newton Medical Center emergency room.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Myrta Bartel of Hillsboro, the late Johnnie Bartel, Ann Bartel of Durham and the late Elmer Bartel.

He is a graduate of Hillsboro High School and a graduate of Southeast Community College, Beatrice, Neb., earning an associate?s degree in applied sciences and diversified agricultural production. He is a farmer and cattleman.

The couple plan to marry April 11 at First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro.