Kelly Walter, Jarryd Burkett

Kelly Jo Walter and Jarryd Ryan Burkett, both of Altoona, are engaged to be married.

Miss Walter is the daughter of Dennis Walter Sr. of Altoona and the late Theresa Walter.

She is a 2006 graduate of Altoona Area High School, a 2009 graduate of the Eberly College of Science at Penn State University, University Park, with a bachelor of science degree in science and a minor in business and liberal arts; and a 2011 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science with an associate’s degree in specialized technology.

She is a funeral director/embalmer at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata.

Mr. Burkett is the son of Randy and Sheryl Burkett of Altoona.

He is a 2008 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2012 graduate of Lock Haven University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education.

He is employed at Small Tube Products Inc., Duncansville.

An Aug. 25 wedding is being planned at Gillbrook Farms, Warriors Mark.