Lexie Getchel and Joseph Smolenski, both of Geneseo, Ill., are engaged and planning an Oct. 22, 2016 wedding.
Lexie is the daughter of Gary and Cheryl Getchel of Milton. She graduated from Milton High School in 2010 and from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2015 with a degree in criminal justice. She is employed by Valley Meats in Coal Valley, Ill.
Joseph is the son of Jim and Maria Smolenski of Lynn Center, Ill. He is a 2008 graduate of Orion High School in Orion, Ill., and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2013 with a degree in ag business. He is employed by A.C. McCartney Farm Equipment in Wataga, Ill.