John D. and RenaLee Richards of Merrimack announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Ann Van Kleeck of Illinois, to Craig Alan Rose, also of Illinois, son of David and Jan Rose, of Fredonia, N.Y.
Miss Van Kleeck is a graduate of Merrimack High School, Clarkson University with a bachelor of science in chemical engineering and Purdue University with a master of science in nuclear engineering (M.S.N.E.).
She is a graduate researcher with Purdue, where she is conducting research at Argonne National Laboratory, currently working towards her PhD. in nuclear engineering.
Mr. Rose is a graduate of Dunkirk High School, Jamestown Community College with an associate's of science in engineering science and Clarkson University with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.
He is employed by North American Clutch and Driveline in Illinois as a design engineer.
An August wedding is being planned.