PAULDING – Alyssa St. John and Joseph Buchman, both of Paulding, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Scott and Carmen St. John of Paulding. She graduated from Paulding High School in 2011 and Rhodes State College in 2014, and is a physical therapist assistant in Fort Wayne.

The prospective groom is the son of Tony and Jane Buchman of Paulding. He is a 2011 graduate of Paulding High School and a 2015 graduate of Trine University. He is an electrical engineer in Fort Wayne.

They will exchange wedding vows at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at the Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Paulding.