Diplom Stomatologin, Regina Fritzsche of Sömmerda, Germany, and Dr. Roland Fritzsche, M.D. of Eckernförde, Germany, along with Diane Schwind of Glen Carbon and David Schwind of Edwardsville are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Dr. Anna-Sophia Fritzsche to Matthew Schwind.

Matthew Schwind's grandparents are the late Arlene F. and Howard J. Schwind of Christopher.

The bride-elect earned her doctorate in biological psychology from the Georg-August University, School of Science in Göttingen, Germany and is employed as a clinical psychologist by Helios Klinik in Bad Grönebach, Germany.

The prospective groom graduated from University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, School of Engineering, BSEE, and is employed by Diehl Controls in Wangen im Allgäu, Germany as an innovation mechatronics engineer.

The couple became engaged in April in the kitchen of renowned restaurant Oseria Francescana in Modena, Italy.

An October 2018 wedding is planned in Neutrauchburg Palace, Neutrauchburg, Isny im Allgäu, Germany.

They will reside in Kisslegg, Germany.