Johnson, Appel engaged

Emma Johnson and Israel Appel announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The future bride is the daughter of James and Angela Johnson of Aberdeen and Wendy DeSchepper of Madison. She will graduate from Dakota State University in May with a bachelor of science degree in biology for information systems. She is employed as a respiratory therapist in Aberdeen.

Her fiance is the son of Mark and Gini Appel of Hitchcock. He received a bachelor of science in nursing degree from South Dakota State University and will begin working at The Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont., in July.

The couple will be married on June 1 at McCrory Gardens in Brookings.