Sunday, May 12, 2002

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Seres of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Marie Seres, to Michael Wayne Beno. He is the son of Henery Spears of Paducah, Ky., and Marilyn Pitz of Marion, Ill.

Seres is a 1993 graduate of Central High School, and received a bachelor's degree in food science and nutrition from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1998. She is working in management at Ryan's Family Steak House in Marion.

Beno is a 1997 graduate of Marion High School and a graduate of the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School in South Carolina. He is a nuclear electronics technician in the Navy and is completing the nuclear engineering program.

A June 15 wedding is planned at Ferne Clyffe State Park in Illinois.