Jim and Fay Bruening of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Marie Elizabeth Bruening, to Michael E. Stock Jr. He is the son of Karoline A. Stock of Belleville, Ill., and Mike Stock Sr. of Columbia, Ill.
Bruening is a 1998 graduate of Central High School. She received a bachelor's degree in geological engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 2002, and is pursuing a master's degree in geological engineering at the university.
Stock is a 1997 graduate of Althoff Catholic High School. He received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from UMR in 2002, and is pursuing a master's degree in mechanical engineering at the university.
A May 24 wedding is planned at Trinity Lutheran Church.