The engagement and approaching marriage of Kirsten Mari Tayala and Todd Coonce, both of Rocky River, are being announced by the bride-elect’s parents, Stephen and Marianne Tayala of McDonald. Parents of the groom-elect are Micki and Todd Coonce of Hubbard.

Miss Tayala graduated from Youngstown State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy. She employed as a respiratory therapist at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.

Mr. Coonce graduated from John Carroll University and YSU, where he earned his doctorate degree in 2013. He is employed as a physical therapist for Saber Health Care in Cleveland.

The couple are planning their wedding for July 2015.