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Engaged - Erickson and Friend

David and Peggy Erickson of Alexandria are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jackie Erickson, to Thomas Friend, son of William and Margaret Friend of Decatur, Illinois.

Jackie is a 2003 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, a 2007 graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead and a 2011 graduate of Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She resides in Decatur and is a nuclear medicine technologist on a mobile unit for DMS Health Technologies.

Thomas is a 2002 graduate of Meridian High School in Macon, Illinois, and a 2005 graduate of Richland Community College in Decatur. He is a manager for UPS Freight, based out of Decatur.

An April wedding is to be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Alexandria.