Mr. and Mrs. Todd Dougherty, Lucas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tia Denea Dougherty, to Zachary Ryan Ricklefs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Linenberger, Hays, and Mr. Donald Ricklefs, Topeka.

Grandparents of the couple are Richard and Karen Nelson, Lucas; the late Tommy Wilson; and the late William and MariAnnette Dougherty; Alfred and Marietta Koerner, Hays; Eugenie Ricklefs, Topeka, the late Lee Ricklefs; and the late Edwin and Mary Ann Linenberger.

Great-grandparent is Doris Fincher, Covington, Ga.

The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Fort Hays State University. She is a pharmaceutical account manager for Quintiles Pharmaceuticals.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of North Central Kansas Technical College. He is a welder at J&J Roustabout in Victoria.

A Sept. 27, 2014, wedding is planned at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hays.