Jack and Marla Eidson, Tunas, and Lester Schlichenmayer, Bethune, Colo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann Schlichenmayer, Defiance, to Joseph Frederick Kamphoefner, Defiance, son of Paul and Mary Kamphoefner, Defiance.

Ashley graduated from Skyline High School in 2004 and in 2008 earned a Bachelor of Science degree in plant science from University of Missouri-Columbia. She earned a Master of Science degree in plant, insect, and microbial sciences from University of Missouri-Columbia in 2013.

Joseph graduated from Washington High School in 2005 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in plant science from University of Missouri-Columbia in 2008. He is self-employed as a farmer.

The couple plan a Nov. 9, 2013, wedding in Washington.