Ashley Spicka and Chris Vontz, both of Friend, Nebraska, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Parents of the bride-to-be are Kevin and Kathy Spicka of Friend. Grandparents are Elaine Spicka of Friend, the late Alvin Spicka, Grace Roth of Crete and the late DeWayne Roth.
Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Tom and Mary Vontz of McCook, Nebraska. Grandparents are the late Pat and Maxine Ele and the late Leonard and Esther Vontz.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Friend High School, a 2008 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University and a 2011 graduate of Nebraska Methodist College with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She is employed as an RN at Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2000 graduate of McCook High School and a 2002 graduate of Central Community College of Hastings. He is employed as the golf course superintendent and golf manager at Friend Country Club in Friend.
A Sept. 15, 2012, wedding is planned at Friend United Methodist Church in Friend.