Max Moore and the late Vanda Buckmaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Merrie Christen Buckmaster, Springfield, to Matthew John Kandlbinder, son of Carolyn Kandlbinder, Washington, and the late Robert Kandlbinder.

Christen is employed at Jordan Valley Pharmacy, Springfield. Matthew is employed at John Deere and Company, Springfield.

The couple plan a May 4, 2013, wedding at St. Joseph’s Church, Springfield.