Kelsey J. Ranz and Adam P. Swartz wish to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
Kelsey is the daughter of Mike and Carla Ranz of Morris and the granddaughter of Darlene Hanson. Adam is the son of Steve and Nene Swartz of Morris and the grandson of Lynn and Sharon Paulson and Phyllis Knutson.
The bride-elect graduated from International Academy of Design & Technology in Chicago with a degree in fashion merchandising. She is employed at Surf City Pet Lodge in Surf City, N.C.
The prospective groom graduated in 2008 from Lewis University with a degree in criminal justice. He is currently a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corp stationed at Camp LeJeune in Jacksonville, N.C.
The wedding will take place Oct. 26, 2012 in Wilmington, N.C.