Lillie Louise Raasch of Smithville and Dane Thomas Fitzpatrick of Smithville announce their engagement.

The future bride is the daughter of Errie “Buddy” and Carolyn Raasch of Liberty. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a doctorate in veterinary medicine. She is employed at Brisbane Veterinary Services in Smithville.

The future groom is the son of Craig and Kay Fitzpatrick of Jefferson City. His is a graduate of Jefferson City High School and attended Johnson County Community College. He is engaged in farming.

The couple plans a March 5, 2016, wedding at St. Luke’s Chapel in Excelsior Springs. The ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. A reception will fellow at The Elms Hotel & Spa in Excelsior Springs.

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