Celeste Essig and Matthew O'Connor

Robert and Barbara Essig from Princeton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Celeste Essig, 23, to Matthew O’Connor, 23, son of Stanley and Pamela O’Connor, Cambridge.

The future bride graduated from Princeton High School in 2008 and also graduated in May 2012 from University of Minnesota-Duluth with a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and has a double minor in management and communications. She is employed as a wholesale operations specialist at Select Comfort in Plymouth. She works closely with QVC, which is a multinational corporation specializing in televised home shopping. In addition she works with Sleep Number stores in Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and help manages the commercial sales team.

The future groom graduated from Cambridge High School in 2007. He received an Associates of Applied Science in law enforcement from Century College and will receive his Bachelor of Science in law enforcement from Metropolitan State University in December 2013. He is employed at the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office and at Allina Hospital in Fridley.

Both recently graduated from college, landed careers, busy planning the wedding and just purchased a gorgeous new home in East Bethel, which keeps them busy.

An April 2013 wedding is planned at St. John’s Lutheran Church and followed by the reception at Majestic Oaks Golf Club in Ham Lake.

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