Robert and Sherry Hellmuth of DeKalb announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren, to Adam Orton of Sycamore.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of DeKalb High School and a 2009 graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. She is employed as an entomologist with Monsanto.
The groom-to-be is the son of Jeffery and Mary Orton of Geneseo. He is a 2002 graduate of J.D. Darnall High School in Geneseo, a 2006 graduate of University of Illinois and a 2008 graduate of Northern Illinois University with a master’s degree in public administration. He is employed by the city of Sycamore as city treasurer/assistant to the city manager.
The couple met through their involvement with the Kishwaukee Concert Band and will wed in September.