Together with their parents, Samantha “Sami” Nokleby and James Robert Kukulka announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Brian and Angie Nokleby of Williamstown. She is the granddaughter of John Sr. and Thelma Moellenddick of Waverly, W.Va., and Milt and Mary Nokleby of New Rockford, N.D., formerly of Parkersburg. She is a 2007 graduate of Williamstown High School and a 2010 graduate of Washington State Community College with a degree in deaf studies and interpreting. She is a student at Ohio University. She works full time at JCDC as a PCSS.

The prospective bridegroom is the youngest son of Tom and Carol Kukulka and Peggy and Ray Douglas, both of Marietta. He is the grandson of Charlotte and the late Melvin Vance of Newport, Ohio, and Stanley and Agnes Kukulka of Ashtabula, Ohio. He is a 2009 graduate of Marietta High School and a 2012 graduate from Washington State Community College with a degree in design and drafting. He is employed at DuPont through KBR.

A wedding is planned for May 24 in Marietta.