Sunday, August 25, 2002

ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Wendell and Lucille Loepker of Breese, Ill., and Milton and Mary Schlimpert of Altenburg announce the engagement of their children, Christi Marie Loepker and Bruce Allen Schlimpert.

Loepker is a 1990 graduate of Mater Dei High School in Breese, and a 1994 graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is a physical therapist assistant at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Schlimpert is a 1989 graduate of Perryville High School in Perryville, Mo. He is an HVAC technician with Kastner Plumbing in St. Louis.

An Oct. 5 wedding is planned at St. Augustine Church in Breese.