Tom and Melanie Eckert of Dakota City, Neb., and Alvin Johnson and Lori Johnson of Sioux City, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Emily Eckert and Joe Johnson of Pflugerville, Texas.
The couple is planning an April 30, 2011, wedding in Sioux City, with a reception to follow at the Marina Inn in South Sioux City, Neb.
Emily is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is a charge nurse at Scott and White Hospital in Round Rock, Texas.
Joe is a graduate of the University of Iowa in Iowa City and is an Apple Care senior advisor for Apple Computer in Austin, Texas.