Richard and Deborah Wernette announce the engagement of their daughter, Wendi Wernette, to Nathanael Small. Small is the son of Mark and Kathleen Small. All are of Walla Walla.
The bride-elect graduated from Walla Walla High School in 2007. She currently attends Arizona State University.
The groom-elect graduated from Walla Walla High School in 2007. He is currently employed by the U.S. Marine Corps at 29 Palms, Calif.
A Dec. 31, 2009, wedding in Walla Walla is planned.