PORTAGEVILLE - Mrs. Robert Schwendemann has announced the engagement of her daughter, Laura Estelle Schwendemann to Robert Joseph Kavaliauskas of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Robert Vincent Kavaliauskas of Cooper City, Fla. and Violeta Kavaliauskas of New Fairfield, Conn.
The future bride is a 1999 graduate of Portageville High School and received a degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed with St. Vincent de Paul Grade School in Cape Girardeau.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1994 graduate of Ridgefield High School and received a degree in accounting from Western Connecticut State University. He is a revenue officer for the Internal Revenue Service in Cape Girardeau.
Wedding plans are under way for a Nov. 17 ceremony at St. Francis Xavier Church in Sikeston.