SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Rodney McConnell of Sikeston and Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Haman of Kirksville announce the engagement of their daughter, Valerie Ann Haman, to Cal Crader, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Crader of Sikeston.
The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Sikeston High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in finance and real estate. She is employed by Old Security Title Company.
She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Swiney of New Madrid, Mrs. Dorothy McConnell of Kansas City, Mo. and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Haman and the late Mr. Tobe McConnell.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 2000 from Sikeston High School and in 2004 from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in electrical engineering. He is employed by New Wave Communications.
He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Caldwell and Mr. Dwight Crader all of Sikeston and the late Mary Crader.
Plans are under way for an April 19, 2008, wedding at First Christian Church in Sikeston.