Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kirkendall, Omaha, Nebraska, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Jo Kirkendall, to Ryan Patrick Hesse, Omaha.
Kelli is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Kirkendall, and Mrs. Janice Roarson, all of Sloan, Iowa, and the late Jerry Roarson. She is also the great-granddaughter of Mary Ellen Kirkendall also of Sloan, Iowa.
Ryan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Hesse, Farber. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hesse, Curryville, and the late Edward and Mary Klos, St. Louis.
Kelli graduated in 2008 from Millard North High School and in 2012 from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in elementary education. She is a second grade teacher in the Milliard Public School District.
Ryan graduated in 2008 from Van-Far High School where he served as senior class president. He graduated in 2011 from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in accountancy. He is employed as an accountant with Gavilon Global Agriculture Holding, Inc., in Omaha.
A June 2014 wedding being planned in Omaha.