Duane and Nancy Meitl, Rush Center, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lee Meitl, to Keith Alan Conrad, son of Tom and Pat Conrad, Murphysboro, Ill.

Grandparents of the couple are Faye Bauer, Loretta Meitl and Kenneth Conrad.

The bride-elect is a graduate of La Crosse High School, University of Kansas and Oregon State University. She works at St. John the Evangelist Church as youth director and adviser at KU campus.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Murphysboro High School and Southern Illinois University. He works at Burns and McDonnell, Kansas City, Mo., as an electrical engineer.

A Dec. 17, 2011, wedding is planned at St. John the Evangelist, Lawrence.