May 2, 2014

John and Ginny Starke, of Florence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Michelle Starke, to Jeffrey Jacob Nolting, of Florence. He is the son of Jeff and Jill Nolting, of Florence.

The future bride is a 2009 graduate of Stover High School and in 2013 she received a Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. She is employed at Child Safe of Central Missouri Inc., in Sedalia.

The future groom is a 2007 graduate of Otterville High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He is employed by Martin Machinery LLC., in Lathem.

A Sept. 27, 2014, wedding is planned at the Otterville Baptist Church in Otterville.