Darrell and Kim Herl, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Abby Herl, to Nathan Michl, son of Alan and Shari Michl, Exeter, Neb.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Hays High School and a 2008 graduate of Fort Hays State University. She is employed at Tabitha Health Care Services, Lincoln, Neb.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Exeter/Milligan High School and a 2008 graduate of Southeast Community College, Lincoln. He is employed by Fivenines Technology Group, Lincoln.

An April 28, 2012, wedding is planned at First United Methodist Church, Lincoln.