Joan Parsons and Lt. Cmdr. Randy Crysel
Joan Parsons of McCook and Lt. Cmdr. Randy Crysel of Lincoln announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Ivan and Bonnie Worley of Hastings, Joyce and Charles Krueger of Buena Vista, Colo., and Roy and Patricia Crysel of Cleveland, Texas. The bride-to-be is a 1982 graduate of Bladen High School and a 1986 graduate of Kearney State College with a bachelor's of science degree in business administration. She is employed with the McCook Area Chamber of Commerce. The prospective bridegroom enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1978 and received his bachelor of science degree in physics from Sam Houston State University in 1986. He was commissioned in the U.S. Navy in 1988 and is serving as commanding officer of the Naval Reserve Center in Lincoln. The couple is planning an Oct. 29, 2002, ceremony in Lincoln.