Jill Marie Thompson and Ryan Lee Winther are happy to announce their engagement. Jill is the daughter of Paul and Nancy Thompson of Herman. She graduated from Herman-Norcross Community School in 2005 and Alexandria Technical College in 2007. She is currently employed at United American Agency and United Farmers & Merchants State Bank in Morris. Ryan is the son of Bob Winther of Herman and the late Virginia Winther. He graduated from Herman-Norcross Community School in 2003. He is the owner of Ryan Winther Construction, LLC in Herman. The couple will be united in marriage on February 8, 2013 in Cancun, Mexico with a reception when they return home on February 23, 2013 at the American Legion in Herman. The couple will reside in Herman.