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Rebecca Roskens and Benjamin Shepherd

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Turner of Walnut are announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of Rebecca Anne Payne Roskens to Dr. Benjamin Isaac Shepherd, both of Walnut.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Pamela Turner and the late Jeffery Payne. She is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria and has been employed as a substitute elementary teacher for Bureau Valley and Princeville school districts.

Her fiancé is the son of Susan Atchley of Sterling and Dan Shepherd of Dixon. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana and the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford. He is employed as a family physician and psychiatrist for KSB Hospital.

The couple will be married Oct. 19.


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