Joe and Becky Machelett, Union, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Anne Machelett, Beaufort, to Andrew Joseph Kaase, Beaufort, son of Larkie and Patti Kaase, Beaufort.

Leslie is a 2008 graduate of Union High School and earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in interior design. She is employed as a secretary at Region Welding of Missouri.

Andrew attended Union High School and is employed as an operator for Underdown Trenching.

The couple plan an Oct. 20, 2012, backyard wedding ceremony and reception at St. Joesph-Neier Parish Hall.