Scott and Statta Shafer are happy to announce the engagment of their daughter, Erika, to Ryan Shannon, son of Tim and Janet Shannon. Erika is the granddaughter of the late Ron and Ruth Shafer of Chatsworth, and the late Gayland and Betty Young of Forrest. Ryan is the grandson of Don and Pat Bianchetta of Coal City, and Rod and Linda Shannon of Fairbury. Erika graduated from Prairie Central High School in Fairbury, Ill. in 2011 and obtained a license in cosmetology from Regency Beauty Institute, Champaign in May 2012. She is employed with Razors Edge Hair Salon in Forrest as a stylist. Ryan graduated from Tri-Valley High School in Downs, Ill. in 2010. He is currently serving as a Combat Engineer in the US Army. The couple is planning an outdoor wedding at The Parke Hotel in Bloomington on June 29, 2013. They plan to reside in Clarksville, Tenn.