Cork and Jackie Whorton of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Gail Whorton, to Patrick Carl Ruckh, son of Lisa Ruckh and grandson of Carl and Patricia Ruckh of Wheeling.
Whorton is a 2007 graduate of John Marshall High School and a 2008 graduate of Penn Commercial. She is employed by Tony's Salon in Triadelphia as a beautician.
Ruckh is a 2004 graduate of Bishop Donahue High School and a 2011 graduate of Belmont Technical College. He is employed by American Electric Power, Cardinal Plant, as an equipment operator.
A Sept. 29 wedding is planned at First Baptist Church of Wheeling.