John and Susan Karlin, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jordan Karlin, to Jordan Ottley, son of David and Andrea Ottley, Victoria.

Grandparents of the couple are Alfreda Karlin, Norbert Robben, Julie Ottley, Lloyd and Betty Eisenhauer, the late Donald Janicek, the late Wilfric Karlin, the late Theresa Robben and the late Kenneth Ottley.

The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Victoria High School and will graduate from Fort Hays State University in December with a degree in graphic design. She is employed at Dessin Fournir as a graphic designer.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of VHS and will graduate from FHSU in May 2013 with a degree in elementary education with a minor in special education. He is employed at Hays Recreation Center.

An Aug. 18, 2012, wedding is planned at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria.