Dr. Charles and Mary Van Petten, Atchison, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Dr. Molly Van Petten to Brian Tobben, son of David and Lucy Tobben, Washington, Mo.
The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Atchison High School, a 2004 Northeastern Oklahoma University and a 2012 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She is an internal medicine resident at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, Tenn.
The prospective groom is a 2001 graduate of St. Frances Borgia Regional High School, Washington, Mo. and is a 2006 graduate of Benedictine College with degrees in chemistry and math. He is employed by DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol, Vanore, Tenn.
The couple plans a Saturday, June 1, 2013 wedding at the International Forest of Friendship, Atchison. A reception will follow the ceremony at Bellevue County Club, Atchison.