Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hess of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kristel Hess, to Nicholas Kratzer, son of James and Billie Faye Schwartz of Tell City and the late Charles Albert Kratzer.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2002 graduate of Ivy Tech State College. She is employed at Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. in the accounts-receivable department.
Mr. Kratzer is a 1998 graduate of Tell City High School. He is employed at ATTC Manufacturing as a general supervisor.