Sunday, January 26, 2003

FROHNA, Mo. -- Donald and Marlies Boettcher of Frohna announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Marlies Boettcher of Mound City, Ill., to Donnie L. Cripps of Cairo, Ill. He is the son of David and Virginia McAfee of Mount Pulaski, Ill.

Boettcher is employed at Nu Dinner in Cairo.

Cripps is a self-employed indoor environmental consultant with Southern Air and Water.

A Feb. 26 wedding is planned at First Southern Baptist Church in Cairo.