Susan Loudon of Ankeny and the late James Loudon announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Abigail Loudon of Des Moines, to August Severn of Des Moines, son of Patrick Severn and Lilly Richardson-Severn of Council Bluffs.
Loudon received her bachelor’s degree from Simpson College majoring in environmental science. She is currently working towards a master’s of entomology at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Loudon is employed as a research scientist at Syngenta in Slater.
Severn received his bachelor’s degree from Simpson College majoring in math. He is currently working on a master’s in statistics at Texas A&M. Severn is employed as a digital marketing analyst at Meredith Corporation in Des Moines.
The couple plan an Aug. 4 wedding.