Paula Richardson and Ben Tompkins, both of Oshkosh, are planning an April 2, 2011, wedding in Oshkosh.
Parents of the future bride are Laurie and Pete Wilde of Asheville, N.C., formerly of West Allis, and the late Thomas Richardson. Parents of the future groom are Sue and Gene Tompkins of Arkansas City, Kan.
The bride earned dual bachelor's degrees in elementary education and psychology from Ripon College. She is working toward her master's degree in curriculum and instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
She is an elementary teacher for the Wautoma School District.
The groom earned his bachelor's degree in business from UW-Oshkosh.
He works at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
The couple became engaged on March 18, 2010, in Oshkosh.