OTTUMWA — Ashley Houghtaling and David Bowen Jr., both of Ottumwa, announce their engagement.
Their parents are Julie Mejia Membreno of Ottumwa, Richard "Hoot" Houghtaling of Los Angeles, Kimberly Dalbey of Ottumwa and David Bowen of Eldon.
She is a graduate of Oskaloosa Senior High Scool and is employed at Cargill in Ottumwa.
He attended Cardinal High School and is employed at Frase Construction.
A July wedding is planned.