Brittany Jean Sheldon of Chariton and Joseph Wagner Chesnut of Osceola, with their parents Susan and Matt McGee, Greg and Ruth Sheldon and Paul and Jeanne Chesnut announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
Grandparents of the couple are Jim and Marilyn Sheldon of Palm Bay, Fla., Jerry and Dolly McGee of Chariton and Marcella Hughes of Neligh, Neb., as well as the late Hillis and MaryBeth Elder, Dr. Paul and Anjean Chesnut and Douglas Hughes.
Sheldon graduated from Chariton High School in 2003 and Indian Hills Community College as a registered nurse. She will graduate from Chamberlain College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing in 2013. Sheldon is employed at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Des Moines as a staff nurse.
Chesnut graduated from Clarke Community School District in 2005 and Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge as a registered nurse in 2008. He is employed at Clarke County Public Hospital as a medical-surgical nurse.
A Sept. 21 wedding is planned in Osceola.