Mike and Sheryl Butler (Whittaker) of rural Hays, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Elila Butler to Ethan James Beale, son of Gail Beale of Wichita, and the late James Beale. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Arleen Whittaker of Great Bend and the late Robert (Bob) Whittaker.
The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Ellis High School. In May 2015 she graduated from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Elementary Education. She plans to teach in the Wichita school system.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2010 graduate of Wichita Northwest High School. He has completed basic training in the United States Army. He is pursuing a commercial pilot’s license. He is employed in sales at ABC liquor in Wichita.
The wedding is planned for May 30, at Messiah Lutheran Church in Hays.