Hearn, Schmidt planning to exchange vows Oct. 1

Michele Hearn and Ben Schmidt

Michele Hearn and Ben Schmidt

Michele Hearn, daughter of Mike and Gale Hearn of St. Louis, and Ben Schmidt, son of Roger Schmidt and Sherri and Chris Brandt of St. Louis, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Hearn of St. Louis is a graduate of Webster University and is employed by the L.A. Weight Loss Center in Creve Coeur as a store manager.

Her fiancé, Schmidt, is a graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and is employed by MetLife as a pension benefits consultant.

The couple plan an Oct. 1 wedding at Webster Gardens Lutheran Church in Webster Groves.