Mike and Laytha Gnad, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brandy Lee Gnad, to Edward John Ochs, son of Alice Ochs, Topeka, and J.D. Ochs, Caldwell.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and Fort Hays State University. She is employed as a teacher at Abe Hubert Elementary School, Garden City.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Trego Community High School and FHSU. He is a police officer with the Garden City Police Department.

A June 4, 2016, wedding is planned at St. Dominic Catholic Church, Garden City.