Nancy Russell, Lonedell, and Greg and Darlene Russell, St. Thomas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Jean Russell, St. Louis, to Conor Harrington Devine, St. Louis, son of Kevin Devine, Durango, Colo., and the late Rebecca Devine.

Elizabeth graduated from St. Clair High School in 2000, from the University of Missouri-Columbia, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biological science in 2004 and from Western University of Health Sciences with a Master of Science in physician assistant studies in 2006. She is employed as a critical care physician assistant for Midwest Acute Care Consultants.

Conor graduated from Durango High School in 2001, from Colorado Northwestern Community College-Rangely with an Associate of Applied Science in aviation technology in 2003, and from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in aviation management in 2006. He is employed by the U.S. Department of Defense

The couple plan a spring 2013 wedding in Defiance.