Parents of the bride-to-be are Ralph and Joyce Marsh of Holcomb, Kansas. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Don and Laverta Murphy of Topeka.
The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Holcomb High School and earned a Bachelor of Art degree in media writing and publishing from Washburn University. She is employed as the communication and marketing manager at Visit Topeka Inc., Topeka's visitor and convention bureau.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1990 graduate of McCook High School and is the online education coordinator at Washburn University in Topeka.
A wedding is planned for Oct. 15, 2011, in a rustic chapel in Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site in Topeka.