Lynn and Bonnie Kesler, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, McKenzie Kesler, to Thiago Baby, son of Joao and Mariangela Baby, Florianopolis, Santa Cantarina.

Grandparents of the couple are Bill and Pat Percival, Hays, Roland and Valetta Kesler, Quinter, Vanda Pereira, the late Joao Pereir, Terezinha Baby Florianopolis, and the late Oswaldino Baby.

The bride-elect is completing a bachelor's degree at Wichita State University. She is employed at Via-Christi, Wichita.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Newman University with a bachelor's degree in business. He is employed by EntreRios International Trade Co., Florianopolis.

A beach wedding is planned July 30, 2011, at Ventura Harbor, Calif.