Shannon Knoblauch and Branden Hakala announce their engagement. They plan to be married Aug. 17, 2013, in Door County, Wis.
Parents of the couple are Jack and Peggy Knoblauch of Manitowoc, Wis., and Mike and Joan Hakala of Cloquet, Minn.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Manitowoc Roncalli High School and a 2011 graduate of Marquette University with a doctorate degree in physical therapy. She is currently employed at the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute in Cleveland, Ohio.
The future groom is a 1999 graduate of Cloquet High School and a 2006 graduate of University of Minnesota Duluth with bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering and physics. He is currently employed at Parker-Hannifin Corporation as a Divisional Quality Manager in Wickliffe, Ohio.