David and Karla Schuster, Ellis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashley Lynn Schuster, to Michael James Chessmore, son of Raymond and Vicky Chessmore, Atwood.

Grandparents of the couple are the late Juanitta and Gary Gibson, the late Siegfried Lang, Frank and Mary Schuster, Ellis, John Hardy, Vinita, Okla., the late Pearl Hardy, and Hilda and Royal Chessmore, Atwood. Great-grandparents are Opal Seefeld, Ellis, and the late Gisela Staab.

The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Ellis High School. She is employed at Walmart.

The prospective bridegroom attended Atwood High School and Salina Area Technical College, where he received a certificate in welding and blueprint reading. He is employed at Enersys.

A July 30, 2011, wedding is planned at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis.