Kurt Baer Sr. and Elizabeth Baer, of Crown Point, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Kurt Baer Jr. to Emily Newendyke, daughter of Richard and Lois Newendyke, of Sterling, Illinois.
Grandparents of the couple are Helmut and Rosemary Baer of Schererville, and Vernon and Mary Newendyke of Lanark, Illinois.
Kurt is a 2008 graduate of Lake Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Prairie State College with an associates in applied science industrial electrician. He is currently finishing his apprenticeship with IBEW local 134. Emily is a 2009 graduate of Sterling Christian School and a 2013 graduate of Judson University with a bachelor of arts degree in biology.
The couple will be married on Oct. 7.