JUPITER, Fla. -- William and Joan Welker of Jupiter, Fla., formerly of Canfield, are announcing the engagement of their son, William Welker Jr. of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., to Stephanie T. Patten of Palm Beach Gardens, daughter of Victoria Patten and George Patten, both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The couple will be married at 5:30 p.m. May 25, 2002, at St. Patrick Church in Palm Beach Gardens, and a reception will be held afterward at Abacoa Country Club in Jupiter. Invitations will be extended for both events.
Miss Patten holds a master's degree in social work from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla., and is a program director at St. Mary Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla.
The future groom holds a master's degree from Alderson-Broadus College in Cleveland and the University of West Virginia in Morgantown, W. Va. He is a physician's assistant with Emcare Medical Services in West Palm Beach.