The engagement and upcoming marriage of Katie Witmer and Brian J. Duchnak are being announced by the groom-elect’s parents, John P. and Linda S. Duchnak of Niles.

Parents of the bride-elect are Tom and Pam Witmer of San Francisco.

Miss Witmer is employed by 4walls in Cleveland.

Mr. Duchnak received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration / finance from Youngs-town State University. He is employed by Progressive Insurance in Cleveland.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held April 5, 2014, at Ciminero’s Banquet Hall, Niles. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and a reception to be held at Ciminero’s.