Allen and Paula Dinkel, Abilene, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Wendy Dinkel, to Ryan Conrade, son of Darrell and Cynda Conrade, Newton.

Grandparents of the couple are Lucille Flax, Abilene, and Leona Conrade, Emporia.

The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Hoisington High School and a 2010 graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. She is a third-year family medicine resident at Wesley Family Medicine, Wichita.

The bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Newton High School and graduated from Butler Community College. He is an insurance agent at Conrade Insurance Group, Newton.

A July 20, 2013, wedding is planned at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Abilene.