Lee and Catherine Horneyer of Kirkwood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Kathryn, to Joseph Francis Pimmel, son of Ron and Genie Pimmel of Glendale.

  The bride-to-be graduated from Visitation Academy in 2000 and earned a professional degree in architecture from the University of Kansas in 2005. She is employed by Christner Inc. as an architect and LEED Accredited Professional.

The future groom graduated from St. Louis University High School in 2000. He received accounting and finance degrees from Indiana University in 2004 and is a manager and CPA at RubinBrown.

Kelly and Joe were introduced by mutual friends in 2006 at a Variety - The Children’s Charity event. They were engaged two years later at the Grand Basin in Forest Park, and after sharing a romantic dinner that Joe had planned, the two celebrated with family and friends. An October wedding is planned at The Shrine of St. Joseph, with a reception at the Crowne Plaza-Clayton. Following a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple will reside in Glendale.