Kevin and Kim Ernster of Salem announce the engagement of their daughter Tonya to Zachary VanBriesen, son of Tim and Deanna VanBriesen of Lead.
The future bride is the granddaughter of Jean Schwiesow of Madison and Pauline Ernster of Salem. She is currently employed at McCrossan Boys Ranch.
The future bridegroom is the grandson of David and Theresa VanBriesen of Harrisburg, Warren and Dee Rodgers of Nebraska, Don and Allison Spenser of Pennsylvania, and Nancy Clark of Colorado. He is employed with Hander Plumbing and Heating and is an Army veteran.
The couple lives in Sioux Falls.
A July wedding is planned.