Mary M. Archer of Princeton is announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Melanie, to Andrew T. VanDorsten. He is the son of Linda and Michael Bauer of Earlville. Melanie is also the daughter of the late Thurman W. Archer.
The bride-elect is a 1996 Princeton High School graduate and is currently attending Illinois Valley Community College. She is employed by Homebound Healthcare in Princeton.
Her fiancé is a 1996 Earlville High School graduate. He is employed by Walmart Distribution in Spring Valley.
The couple will be married Nov. 9 at Boyd’s Grove Methodist Church. They currently reside in Ladd.