Ralph ''Ed'' and Tammy Malson of West Alexander, Pa,, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Malson, to Joseph Elsleger Jr., son of Barbara Elsleger of Washington, Pa., and the late Joseph Elsleger Sr.
Malson is the granddaughter of Lawrence and Beverly Malson of West Alexander, Neil Lough of Bethany and Judy Duffield of Wheeling. She attended McGuffey High School. She will graduate from Washington Hospital School of Nursing in December.
Elsleger is a 1999 graduate of Washington High School and a 2002 graduate of ITT Technical Institute, Pittsburgh. He is a web developer for Westland Off-Road.
An Oct. 6, 2012 wedding is planned.