Claude and Kathy Nelson, Otis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashley D. Nelson, to Bradley J. Leiker, son of Larry and Kellie Leiker, Hays.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Otis-Bison High School. She is employed at Hays Area Children's Center.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Hays High School. He is employed at Perf-Tech Wireline Services Inc.

The couple plans a Feb. 9, 2013, wedding at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.