Sarah Jo Lieswald and Joel David Mapes, both of Omaha, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

Sarah is the daughter of Linda and Scott Lieswald of Junction City, Kansas, and Joel is the son of Amy Oberst of North Platte and Dave Mapes of Minatare.

Sarah is a 2007 graduate of Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, North Carolina, and a 2011 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is a self-employed graphic artist and animal caregiver.

Joel is a 2008 graduate of North Platte High School, and a 2012 graduate of Creighton University. He is currently a sales rep with Verizon. The couple is planning an October wedding in Omaha.

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