Jeff and Myrna Hoffman, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Erin Hoffman, to James Brungardt, son of Chris and Bertha Brungardt, Victoria.

Grandparents of the couple are Ernest Hoffman, the late Dolores Hoffman, Steve and Jane Kisner, Jim and Gladys Brungardt, Francis "Red" Walters and the late Pauline Walters.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Fort Hays State University and the University of Kansas. She is a sonographer at Hays Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of FHSU. He is employed by Fastenal.

A May 7, 2011, wedding is planned at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria.