Bob and Sheila O'Connell of Cushing, Iowa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin O'Connell of Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Matthew Ruppert of Mallard, Iowa, the son of Larry and Linda Ruppert of Mallard.
The couple plan a Dec. 2, 2017, wedding at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mallard. A reception will follow at the Wild Rose Casino in Emmetsburg.
The bride-elect graduated from River Valley High School in 2013 and from Iowa Lakes Community College in 2015. She works as a client care leader with MaxYield Cooperative in Mallard.
Her fiance graduated from West Bend High School in 2009 and from Iowa Center Community College in 2011. He works as a farmer in the Mallard area.