Patricia "Nikki" Bitner and Morgan Krummrich announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Daniel and Nancy Bitner of Girard
The prospective groom is the son of Ernie and Robin Krummrich of Carbondale.
Miss Bitner is a Trico High School graduate and holds a degree in culinary arts from Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville. She is bakery manager at Schnucks in Carbondale.
Mr. Krummrich is a Carbondale Community High School graduate and is a salesman for Aaron's Furniture.
A Sept. 3, 2016, is planned at the Falls and Convention Center in Columbia.