Rick and Pat Christensen of Tipton, Iowa and Jeff and Lisa Gettinger of Rushville wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Sarah Christensen and Sam Gettinger.
Sarah graduated from Tipton High School in Tipton, Iowa in 2005 and from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in May 2009. She works at Barada Associates in Rushville.
Sam graduated from Rushville Consolidated High School in 2002 and from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2006.
Sarah is the granddaughter of Betty Hoffman from Tipton, Iowa.
Sam is the grandson of Barbara Gettinger of Rushville and Herman and DeAnna Judd from Connersville.
The couple is planning a Sept. 10, 2011 wedding at 3:30 p.m. at St. PaulÕs Methodist Church in Rushville with minister Jan Dimick presiding. The reception will be held immediately following the ceremony at the Expo Hall at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in Connersville.