Sunday, September 28, 2003

PATTON, Mo. -- Ricky and Barbara Statler of Patton announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Louise Statler, to Dustin Michael Essner. He is the son of Andrew and Carla Essner of New Hamburg, Mo.

Statler is a 1997 graduate of Meadow Heights High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in agribusiness from Southeast Missouri State University. She s a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual.

Essner is a 1994 graduate of Kelly High School at Benton, Mo. He is employed with Essner Farms.

An Oct. 18 wedding is planned at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg.