Claire Johnson of Traverse City and Karl Skiba of Alpena announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Eric and Donna Johnson of Traverse City. The future groom is the son of Pete and Lynne Skiba of Alpena.
Claire is a graduate of Ferris State University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and currently works for Baker College in Auburn Hills as a financial aid advisor. Karl is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor's in Human Biology and is a sales representative of Sports Medicine Surgical Equipment in southeast Michigan.
The couple currently resides in Royal Oak and will exchange wedding vows at Immaculate Conception in Traverse City on Oct. 20, 2012.