Richard and Ruth Bollig, Ellis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyson Elise Bollig, to Darren Randall Johnson, son of Randall and Rose Johnson, Ellis.

Grandparents of the couple are Anna Flax, Ellis, the late Phillip Flax, the late Clarence, Loretta, and Agnes Bollig, Richard and Betty Younger, Hays, Gladys Johnson, Ellis, and the late George Johnson.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Ellis High School and a 2010 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is employed at Equity Bank, Ellis.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2000 graduate of EHS. He is employed at Ultimate Well Service.

An Oct. 19, 2013, wedding is planned at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis.