Beth Pachel and James Eischens, both of Park Rapids, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Dan and Kathy Pachel of Ponsford and Steve and Margaret Eischens of Sauk Rapids.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School and a 2006 graduate of Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Detroit Lakes with an administrative assistant degree. She is employed by Itasca-Mantrap Electrical Association in Park Rapids.
Her fiancé, a 2004 Park Rapids graduate and 2006 graduate of MSCTC-Detroit Lakes, has a sales and marketing degree. He is employed by 3M Wonewok.
The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.