James and Carol Mergen announce the engagement of their daughter Cheryl to Joseph Pekarek, son of Marcel and Susan Pekarek of Foley.
Cheryl is a graduate of Albany High School and North Hennepin Community College. She is employed at St. Cloud Hospital.
Joseph is a graduate of Foley High School. He is employed at Wruck Excavating.
An Oct. 14, 2006, wedding is being planned.