Lauren Baltikauski and Nathan Trumpinski are announcing their engagement and approaching marriage. She is the daughter of Debra and David Baltikauski of Spring Valley and he is the son of Sally and Thomas Trumpinski of Sublette.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hall High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Illinois University. She is employed as a second-grade teacher at John F. Kennedy School in Spring Valley.
Her fiancé is a 2004 graduate of Amboy High School and a 2008 graduate of WIU. He is employed as a manufacturing engineer at HCC Inc. in Mendota.
The couple will be married at 1 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Zion United Church of Christ in Peru.