A September 2013 wedding is being planned by Kristen Kowalik and Tyler Rattigan, both of Butler.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paul and MaryAnn Kowalik of Butler. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Patrick and Stacey Rattigan of Butler.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Butler High School, a 2011 graduate of Butler County Community College and is attending Slippery Rock University to earn a doctorate as a nurse practitioner.
She is employed by Allegheny Valley Hospital.
Her fiancÚ graduated in 2008 from Butler High School and in 2011 from Butler County Community College.
He is employed by NexTier Bank Operations Center as a technical support analyst and is furthering his career as a network or systems administrator.