Adele and Gary Kush of South Bend and Michael Erhardt of Holland, Michigan announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte Erhardt to Dr. Kyle Tipton, son of Jeff and Beverly Tipton of Newport, Michigan.
The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Washington High School, South Bend and a 2008 graduate of Michigan State University. She is a registered veterinary technician in Atlanta, Georgia.
The future bridegroom is a 2008 graduate of Central Michigan University and he received a doctorate in microbiology and immunology from East Carolina University in 2014. He is doing post-doctorate research at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
A September 2 wedding is planned at Fernwood Botanical Garden. A reception will follow in St. Joseph, Michigan.