James and Marjorie Kerns of Haines have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ivy K. Kerns, to Joseph W. Waite, the son of Wayne and Penelope Waite of La Grande.

The couple will be married in the Boise, Idaho, LDS Temple on July 7, 2007. There will be a reception in the couple's honor from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Baker LDS Church, 2625 Hughes Lane.

The bride-to-be is a 2006 Baker High School graduate. She has been attending college at Brigham Young University-Idaho at Rexburg. Waite served an LDS mission in the Dominican Republic and has been attending Oregon State University at Corvallis.

After their marriage, the couple will make their home in Corvallis. Waite is majoring in construction engineering management and Kerns is majoring in music.