PARKERSBURG, Ill. -- Chad Koertge of Parkersburg, along with Rick and Denise Smith of West Salem, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Heidi Lynelle Koertge, to Frank Ryan Hawkins, son of Mike and Jeanne Hawkins of Albion.
A 2003 graduate of Edwards County High School, the future bride is also a 2004 graduate of Olney Central College and will graduate from Eastern Illinois University in December with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education. She is the granddaughter of Roger and Nancy Craft of Sikeston, Mo., Norma Koertge of Parkersburg and the late George Koertge Jr.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Edwards County High School and is currently attending Eastern Illinois University, where he is pursuing a bachelor's degree in accounting and expects to graduate in May 2007. He is the grandson of Agnes Hawkins of Grayville, Helen Siefert of Albion and the late Leonard Hawkins and Frank Siefert Jr.
Friends and family are invited to attend the 1:30 p.m. wedding June 3 at the House of Prayer in Albion. A reception will immediately follow at the Albion Senior Center.