Former Dayton resident Ryan Gerlitz and Valoree Ann Ekberg of Redmond, Ore., announce their engagement.
The groom-elect is son of Gordon and Jan Gerlitz of Dayton. He graduated in 1996 from Dayton High School; in 1997 from Walla Walla Community College; and in 2000 from Washington State University. He is a senior claims representative at Country Insurance, in Redmond.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Burneall and Ann Ekberg of Reedley, Calif. She graduated in 1999 from Reedley High School; in 2003 from Azusa (Calif.) Pacific University; and in 2009 from Fresno (Calif.) Pacific University. She is head preschool teacher at The Children's Learning Center in Madras, Ore.
The wedding will be in March 2012 at Aspen Lakes Golf Course, Sisters, Ore.