Steve and Laurie Werth, Schoenchen, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Werth, to Adam Joseph Kinderknecht, son of Mary Kinderknecht and Melvin and Tracy Kinderknecht, all of Ellis.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hays High School. She is a student at Fort Hays State University pursing a degree in accounting.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2007 graduate of HHS. He is employed at Wheelchairs of Kansas.

A May 28, 2011, wedding is planned at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Schoenchen.