Jim and Susan Werth, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelsey Werth, to Sam Bailey, son of Mary Ann Cronin, Chicago, and Jeff and Leslie Bailey, Seattle.

Grandparents are Clifford and Helen Werth, and the late Melvin and Loraine Hammeke.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Creighton University in 2011, a master's degree in nutrition from Colorado State University and dietetic internship from Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. She has worked as a dietitian for the military since 2015.

The prospective bridegroom graduated from St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago in 2007, obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Regis University in 2011. He is currently vice president of economic development for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

An Oct. 28, 2017, wedding is planned at St. John Francis Regis Chapel, Denver.