Shawn and Lonna Washer of Paducah announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Washer, to Cole Wilken, son of Todd and Janus Wilken of Bowling Green.

Ms. Washer is the granddaughter of Ann Furr of Paducah and the late Lonnie Furr, and the late Clifton and Jane Washer. She is a 2013 graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School, a 2017 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering, and a 2018 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a master's degree in business administration. She is employed by Deloitte in Frankfort.

Mr. Wilken is the grandson of Tom and Kay Wilken of Hoopeston, Illinois, Bonnie Markiewicz of Savoy, Illinois, and the late Merlin Markiewicz. He is a 2012 graduate of South Warren High School and a 2016 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology. He is a medical student at the University of Kentucky.

Wedding vows will be exchanged at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at Keeneland in Lexington.

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