A. Thorp, R. Martin

WEIRTON – Mr. and Mrs. Ken Thorp of Weirton and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Martin of Lima announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Amanda Louise, and Richard John, both of Perrysburg.

The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Weir High School and a 2013 graduate of West Virginia University with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. She is employed by BP-Husky, Oregon, Ohio, as a process engineer.

Her fiance is a 2008 graduate of Shawnee High School in Lima and a 2014 graduate of the University of Toledo with a bachelor’s degree in bio-engineering. He is employed by Cooper Tire in Findlay as an engineering project manager.

They plan to be married Oct. 8 at Zoar Lutheran Church in Perrysburg.