Sunday, June 8, 2003

LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Stoverink of Leopold announce the engagement of their daughter, Patsy Abernathy of Marble Hill, Mo., to Steve Birk of Gordonville. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Birk of Jackson.

Abernathy is a graduate of Leopold High School. She is employed at Major Custom Cable in Marble Hill.

Birk is a graduate of Jackson High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He is employed at Procter & Gamble.

A June 28 wedding is planned at St. John's Catholic Church.