Sunday, March 31, 2002

JACKSON, Mo. -- Stephen and Sharon Thompson of Newton, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Dawn Thompson, to Timothy Walter Kutscher, both of St. Louis. He is the son of Walter and Carol Kutscher of Jackson.

Thompson is a graduate of the Illinois Math and Science Academy. She received a bachelor of science degree in biology from Southeast Missouri State University. She is an associate scientist in microbiology at Steris Corp. in St. Louis.

Kutscher is a graduate of Jackson High School. He received an A.O.S. degree in computer programming and network management from Vatterott College in Sunset Hills, Mo.

A May 4 wedding is planned at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Olivette, Mo.