Kim and David Walter, Great Bend, and Kevin Desmarteau, Wichita, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Desmarteau, to Jason Shump, son of Dorothy and Robert Frost, Topeka, and James and Dianne Shump, Seneca.

Grandparents of the couple are Rosemary Haug, the late Fern Meis, the late John Kepka, the late Alverize and Lucille Desmarteau, the late Albert Haug and the late Vollie and Emma Shump.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and Fort Hays State University. She is a state auditor with the Kansas Department of Revenue.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Nemaha Valley High School and Topeka Technical College. He is employed with the U.S. Postal Service Central Repair Facility.

A Nov. 5, 2011, wedding is planned at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Topeka.