Lauren Martens, daughter of Mark & Karen Martens of Venedy, IL, is engaged to Ryan Kadlec, son of Chuck & Donna Kadlec of Swansea, IL.
Lauren is a 2007 graduate of Okawville High School, and a 2011 graduate of SIU-Carbondale. She is an Ultrasound and X-Ray Technologist with Biotech X-Ray in St. Louis, MO.
Ryan is a 2007 graduate of Belleville West High School, and a graduate of the Paramedic Program at SWIC. He is a Paramedic with Med Star Ambulance in Belleville, IL.
They are planning a May 24, 2014 wedding.