Lee and Kathy Higbea, Defi ance, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly, to Tim Roche, son of Pat and Carol, Grand Blanc, Mich.
The bride-elect received her bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso (Ind.) University, and her master’s degree from Miami (Ohio) University, in communications. She is employed as director of marketing for Centro, an online media company, in Chicago, Ill.
Her fiancé received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Michigan State University. He is employed as a relationship manager for the commercial credit card division of JP Morgan Chase, Chicago, Ill.
The couple will exchange wedding vows, Friday, Nov. 7, on the beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. A reception will be held in Defiance in late November.