Sommer Tipken of Shawnee and Ryan Yancey of Shawnee announce their engagement and upcoming wedding June 22, 2013, at Coles Gorden in Oklahoma City.
Sommer is the daughter of James and Sherrie Tipken of Shawnee. She is the granddaughter of Sue Presley of Seminole, Donna Roundtree of Okemah, the late Olan D. Black, the late Harold Presley, and the late Joe Don Tipken. She is also the honorary granddaughter of Richard and Bette Newell of Shawnee.
She is a 2010 graduate of Shawnee High School and a 2013 graduate of Seminole State College with a degree in health-related science. She will begin RN school in the fall.
Ryan is the son of Dwight and Darcee Yancey of Shawnee. He is the grandson of Joanne Yancey of Shawnee, the late Kenneth Earl Yancey, and the late Marion J. and Neoma P. Baptiste.
He is a 2006 graduate of Shawnee High School. He is employed at the family business, Shawnee Cleaners.