Kelly Baxa and Patrick Burns, both of Destin, Florida, have announced their engagement.
Parents of the future bride are Mike and Mary Baxa of Brookfield. Parents of the future groom are Tony and Pat Burns of Menomonee Falls.
The bride-to-be graduated from Brookfield East High School in 2008, and holds a bachelor's degree in science and nursing from Milwaukee School of Engineering. She is employed at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, Florida.
The groom-elect graduated from Menomonee Falls High School in 2007, and holds a bachelor's degree in science and nursing from Concordia University. He is employed by the United States Air Force at Eglin Air Force Base.
The couple is planning a July 21, 2017, wedding at Holy Hill Basilica.