Randy and Nadine Gottschalk, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sara Gottschalk, to Taylor Leiker, son of Sue and Steve Leiker, Kansas City, Kan., and Eugene Leiker, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Marvin and Kathleen Dreiling, and Leola Gottschalk, all of Hays; the late Ray Gottschalk; Shirley Peirano, Wilson; the late Gerald Peirano; Edward and Mary Leiker, Munjor; and Bob and Velma Leiker, Victoria.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School. She is employed at Hays Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Hays High School. He is self-employed in the oil field.

A Sept. 4, 2010, wedding is planned at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.