Melissa Rae Fraker and Kristopher Scott Matthews
Melissa Rae Fraker and Kristopher Scott Matthews, both of Omaha, announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mark and Cathy Fraker of Oberlin, Pam Fraker of McCook, John Matthews of Denver, Colo., and Bill and Sharon O'Brien of Benkelman. Grandparents of the couple are Bob and Marian Fraker of Oberlin, the late Hazel and Loren Myers, the late Willard and Inez Matthews, and Addie Pursley of Benkelman, and the late Evertt Pursley. The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Decatur Community High School, and is employed by Alegent Health at Immanuel Medical Center pursuing a degree in nursing. The prospective bridegroom is a 1994 graduate of Dundy County High School and a 2000 graduate of Peru State College. He is employed by Alegent Health at Immanuel Medical Center as a medical technologist. The couple is planning a June 11, 2005, ceremony at the United Methodist Church in Benkelman.