LEETONIA – Jeff and Deb Rowland, Leetonia, are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Rowland, to Matthew Yoder, Hartville.

The bride-elect graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Akron General Medical Center.

Her fiance is a graduate of Marlington High School. He is employed at Coastal Pet Products as grounds supervisor.

The couple is planning an October wedding.