The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Loren Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. Al Machaud. She is a 2008 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education and is a 2010 graduate of Texas State University with a master of education degree in guidance and counseling. She is currently employed with Southside ISD in San Antonio.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Melba Stridde and the late Herbert Stridde and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wallek, all of Bee County. He graduated from George West High School in 2005, and is a 2010 graduate of Texas Lutheran University with a bachelor of business administration degree in economics and is currently employed with Lancer Corporation in San Antonio.
The couple plan a June 2011 wedding.