Homan and Bertke announce engagement


RUSSIA — Veronica Lynn Homan, of Russia, and Luke Richard Bertke, of Maria Stein, have announced their engagement and plans to marry Oct. 3, 2015, at 1:30 p.m., in the St. Remy Catholic Church in Russia.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joan and Ron Homan, of Russia. She graduated from Russia Local School in 2009 and from Kettering College in 2014 with an associate degree in nursing. She is employed by Miami Valley Hospital as a registered nurse.

Her fiance is the son of Angie and Ken Bertke, of Maria Stein. He is a 2009 graduate of Marion Local High School and a 2013 graduate of Princeton University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology. He is employed by Leugers Insurance Agency as a producer.