Michael and Brenda Kocher of Galion are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Marie Kocher, to Samuel Robert Baer. He is the son of Beverly Cline of New Waterford and the late Jim Baer.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Colonel Crawford High School and a 2010 graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in agriculture communications. She is employed by Huntington Bank.
Her fiance, a 2006 graduate of Crestview High School, also graduated in 2010 from The Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in agriculture business. He is employed as an auctioneer at Rogers Community Auction Inc. and Baer Auctioneers LLC.
The couple's wedding will be held on Oct. 22 at First Lutheran Church in Galion.
The private reception, by invitation, will follow at St. Joseph's Activity Center in Galion.