GRAND HAVEN Denise Ann Carlson and Richard Joseph Gillis, along with their families, announce their engagement to be wed.
Denise is the daughter of Richard and Colleen Carlson. She is a 2000 graduate of Bark River-Harris School, attended Central Michigan University and received her bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is currently attending Grand Valley State University for her master's degree. Denise is currently working at St. John's Lutheran School in Grand Haven as a preschool and kindergarten enrichment teacher.
Richard "Joe" is the son of the late Richard Gillis and Michelle (Terry) Bosma. He is a 2001 graduate of Spring Lake Public School. He attended Ferris State University and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, along with two associate's degrees. Joe is currently working for Haworth in Kentwood, Mich. as a mechanical engineer.
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The couple will exchange vows on Aug. 10, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spring Lake, Mich.