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Nicole Teuschler to marry Ryan Kuczen
Betty Jesensky of Lombard is happy to announce the engagement of her daughter, Nicole Teuschler, to Ryan Kuczen.
A destination wedding is planned for October 2017 with close family and friends in Las Vegas, Nevada. Congratulations Nikki and Ryan!


Sharon Ricciardi to marry Ed Liszka
Don Ricciardi and Bonny and Aaron Glidewell of Lombard have announced
the engagement of their daughter, Sharon Joy Ricciardi, to Ed Liszka, son of Ed and Debbie Liszka of Plainfield. Sharon is a G.I. tech with DuPage Medical Group.
Ed is a P.C.T. at Edward Hospital. He will graduate with a B.S.N. from
Chamberlin College of Nursing in 2017. The wedding is planned for Oct. 28, 2017.

Ashley Lupo to marry Rick Vaca in 2017
Mr. and Mrs. John Lupo of Villa Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Lupo, to Rick Vaca, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Di Nella of Oakbrook Terrace and Mr. and Mrs. Rick Vaca of Wood Dale. 
Ashley and Rick both graduated from Willowbrook High School in 2008 and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012. 
Currently, Rick is a senior financial analyst at Empire Today and Ashley is a mathematics teacher at Addison Trail High School. 
They are planning a destination wedding in Cabo San Lucas for the summer of 2017.

Kathy Ann Ruch to marry Brian Johnson
Mrs. Linda Ruch-Landes (the late Mr. Henry Ruch Jr.) of Villa Park, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathy Ann Ruch, to Brian Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Johnson of Villa Park.
The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Willowbrook High School. She did a one-year internship at Disney World, Florida. After returning home, Kathy got her Surgical Technologist Certification from College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. She is now employed at St. Joseph Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.
Her fiancé is a 2007 graduate of Willowbrook High School. After graduation, Brian went to the University of Illinois for his undergraduate degree and then to Roslind Franklin University for his doctorate in Medicine and Science. He is currently doing his residency at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis.
Brian proposed at Kathy’s favorite place—Disney World. A November 2017 wedding is planned.

Kelly Lahr to marry Christian Olsen
Mr. and Mrs. Roger and Lisa Lahr of Lombard, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Russell and Kathy Olsen of Villa Park, Ill., are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Kelly Elise Lahr and Christian Russell Olsen. 
The bride-to-be graduated from Willowbrook High School in 2010 and received a bachelor’s degree in human physiology from University of Iowa in 2014. She is currently attending  Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago and will graduate in June of 2017 with dual master’s degrees in physician assistant practice and healthcare administration.
Her fiancé also graduated from Willowbrook High School in 2008 and received his bachelor’s degree in aeronautics with a major in commercial aviation from the University of North Dakota in 2012. He is currently employed as a pilot for Integrated Flight Resources, a private charter company based out of DuPage Airport.
Christian and Kelly are high school sweethearts and have been together ever since their first date in 2007. Christian proposed to Kelly in May 2015 while hiking in Lake Tahoe. A July 2017 wedding is planned.