Mr. and Mrs. Paul Reed, Ardmore, announce the en­gagement of their daughter, Katie, to James-Aaron Jared Bleeker.


Mr. and Mrs. Paul Reed, Ardmore, announce the en­gagement of their daughter, Katie, to James-Aaron Jared Bleeker.

The bride-elect is the grand­daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. August Homburg, Ellis, Kan.; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reed. She graduated from Plainview High School and received her bachelor’s de­gree in business and master’s degree in business administra­tion from the University of Tul­sa. She is the director of sales and marketing for Candlewood Suites Hotel in Owasso.

Bleeker graduated from Metro Christian High School in Tulsa, and received his bachelor’s degree in educa­tion from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee. He is a fourth-grade teacher in the Tulsa Public School District.

His grandparents are Adri­an Bleeker, Tulsa; and the late Betty Bleeker.

They plan to be married on July 10, 2010, at St. Paul Unit­ed Methodist Church in Tulsa.