Dan and Jill MacLaren of Red Wing announce the engagement of their daughter Marisa Kay MacLaren to Nicholas James Voelker, both of Verona, Wis. He is the son of Dr. Gerald and Teri Voelker of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
The bride-to-be graduated from Red Wing High School in 2001. She attended University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning bachelor's degrees in women's studies and biology in 2006 and a master's in public health in 2011. She works at Covering Kids & Families Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Her fiancé graduated from Lincoln High School, Wisconsin Rapids, in 2002. He received a bachelor's degree in computer sciences in 2006 from UW-Madison, Madison WI. He works out of his home office for Kaiser Permanente or Pleasanton, Calif.
An October wedding is planned.