— Mara Hampton of Charleston and John Frerichs of Collison, are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
Mara is the daughter of Scott and Vicki Hampton of Charleston. She graduated from Charleston High School in 2006. In 2010, she graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and sciences, and then in 2012 with a master’s in speech language pathology. Mara is employed at Parsons Elementary School as the speech language pathologist.
John is the son of Kerry Frerichs of Urbana, and Debbie Michenfelder of Danville. He graduated from Armstrong-Potomac High School in 2003. In 2008, he graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s in marketing. John is employed with the Inskip Realty Team at Keller Williams Agency.
Mara is the granddaughter of Bill and Grace Hampton of Charleston, and Floyd Hoedebecke of Effingham and the late Joan Hoedebecke. John is the grandson of Florence Frerichs and the late Mervin Frerichs of Armstrong, and Annabelle Ludwig and the late Jack Ludwig of St. Joseph, and the late Wilma Ludwig of Oakwood.
The wedding will be held March 15, 2014, at The Vineyard Church in Urbana.
The couple plans to reside in Monticello.