Leonard and Willine Niekamp of Jefferson City, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Beth Niekamp, to Benjamin Brotherton, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of James and Lori Brotherton of New Madrid, Mo.
Niekamp is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri.
Brotherton attended Southeast. He is employed at Wieser Honda.
A Nov. 5 wedding is planned at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Jefferson City.