Steve and Sandy Jakes of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Marie Jakes, to Brett Aaron Palmer, the son of Mary R. Palmer of West Chicago, Ill.
The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Kaneland High School and 2010 graduate of Elmhurst College. She is employed as a K-12 music teacher and band director at Northwestern Community Unit School District No. 2 in Palmyra, Ill.
The future groom is a 2004 graduate of West Chicago Community High School and a 2008 graduate of Elmhurst College. He is currently self-employed as a professional musician and music teacher.
The wedding ceremony will be June 4, 2011, at the Elburn Community Congregational Church. The couple plans to honeymoon in New Orleans.