Gladys Ochoki and Joseph Cooper, both of Lafayette, Colo., plan to marry.

Ochoki is the daughter of Justus and Tabitha Ongera of Minneapolis. She is a 1994 graduate of Nyabururu Girls High School in Kenya, and a 2007 graduate of St. Cloud State University with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. She works as a technician at Corgenix Medical Corp. in Bloomfield, Colo.

Cooper is the son of Dennis and Kathy Cooper of Ashland. He is a 1986 graduate of Ashland High School and a 1991 graduate of the University of Colorado with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology. He works as a teacher at Thorton Middle School in Thorton, Colo.

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