Gary and Carolyn Long of Hill City and Mike and Karen Jilka of Hillsboro announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Traci Michelle Long and Kyle Ross Jilka.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lorraine Long of Hays and the late Marion Long, and the late Burton and Artha Griffey. She is a 2004 graduate of Hill City High School and a 2008 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology. She will complete her master’s degree in speech-language pathology in May 2010 at Fort Hays State University.
Her fiancé is the grandson of Ermal and LoVaune Rasmusson of Salina, Beth Jilka of Hill City and the late Les Jilka. He is a 2004 graduate of Hillsboro High School and a 2008 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor’s degree in physical education. He will be a teacher and coach this fall at Hill City High School.
A July 25 wedding is planned at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hill City.