Erika Nelson and Kent Gjerde, both of Willmar, are engaged to be married today at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church.
Nelson is the daughter of Wayne and Sue Nelson of Kerkhoven.
She is a 1996 graduate of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School in Kerkhoven and is employed by Willmar Surgery Center as a registered nurse.
Gjerde is the son of Obert and Carol Gjerde of Sunburg.
He is a 1996 graduate of KMS High School and employed by Heritage Bank as a loan officer and by Pioneer Heritage Insurance as an insurance agent.