Kirby and Mary Ricke, Hoisington, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Natalie Ricke, to Randy Kohl, son of Whitey and Julie Kohl, Ellis.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hoisington High School and a 2010 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a degree in business education. She is employed at Hays Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Ellis High School, a 2008 graduate of FHSU with a degree in communications and received a master's degree in orientation and mobility from Texas Tech in 2012. He is a blind rehabilitation specialist at SKIL of Western Kansas.

A June 15, 2013, wedding is planned at First United Methodist, Hays.