Ortiz, Souders to wed

By on July 9, 2009

Jose and Ermelinda Ortiz of Melrose Park, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Ortiz, to Rodger Souders, son of Roger and Blanca Souders of Kaneville.

Erica is a graduate of Elmhurst College and Loyola University Chicago. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in nursing. She is employed at Loyola University as a pediatric nurse at the Ronald McDonald’s Childrens’ Hospital.

Rodger is a graduate of Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., and Northern Illinois University. He has a bachelor’s degree in communications, and a master’s degree in sport management.

The couple will be married by Pastor Leo Fossa at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Melrose Park on August 1, 2009.