LIMA — Veronica Wende and Mark Hawk announce their engagement.
Wende is the daughter of James and Lesa Wende, of Lima.
Hawk is the son of Janet Hawk, of Lima, and the late Jeffrey Hawk.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lima.
Wende is a 2010 graduate of Shawnee High School and a 2014 graduate of Hillsdale College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in music. She is employed by iHeart Media Columbus as an on-air personality.
Hawk is a 2010 graduate of Lima Central Catholic High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Dayton, earning a Bachelor of Science in biology. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in biological sciences with a focus in cancer biology at University of Notre Dame in 2018. He is employed by Medtronic as a clinical specialist in cardiac rhythm heart failure in Columbus.