BENTON - Carla and Andrew Essner have announced the engagement of their daughter, Michelle LeAnn, to Andrew David Silman, son of Mark and Cindy Silman of Benton.
The future bride graduated in 1998 from Thomas W. Kelly High School and in 2001 from the Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing. She is employed by Orthopaedic Associates in Cape Girardeau.
The prospective bridegroom, also a 1998 graduate of Thomas W. Kelly High School, is employed by S&S Tank.
Wedding plans are being finalized for an Aug. 10 ceremony.