HOUGHTON - Alan Michael Keranen of Atlantic Mine and Sonora Mues Byrd of Bisbee, Ariz., and Houghton, announce their engagement.
Sonora is the daughter of Debra L. Mues (mother), Michael Gage (step-father) of Ahmeek, and Richard R. Byrd (father) and Mary Anne Crismore (stepmother) of Bisbee, Ariz. Alan is the son of Barbara J. Keranen-Kukkonen and Robert R. Kukkonen.
Sonora is a graduate of The Institute of Natural Therapies in Hancock and the Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai in Thailand. She is the owner and operator of Tranquil Touch Massage at the Summit Fitness Center in Houghton and the U.S. Representative of the Dr. Dot International Massage and Chiropractic Team.
Alan is an information technology specialist as well as an aspiring chef and freelance artist.
Alan and Sonora are planning the wedding somewhere on the beaches of Lake Superior in August 2013, followed by a honeymoon in Thailand.