Darrell and Sharon Henderson, Union, and Gerald R. Riechers, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Nichole Lee Struttmann, nee Riechers, Cedar Hill, to Noel Patrick Smith, Cedar Hill, son of Sam and Patricia Kriete, Union, and Noel W. Smith, Leslie.

Nichole graduated from Union High School in 1999 and earned an associate’s degree in science from East Central College. She is employed by Sporlan Valve Corp./Parker Hannifin, Washington.

Noel graduated from Union High School in 1998, studied at East Central College, the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated from the St. Louis County Fire Academy. He is employed as a firefighter/paramedic at Rock Community Fire Protection District in Arnold.

The couple plan a Sept 15, 2012, wedding at Faith Baptist Church, Washington.