Mr. and Mrs. John O’Connell III, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashleigh O’Connell, to Jeff Hackel, both of Des Moines. Jeff is the son of Deanna Hackel, Wymore and Jim Hackel, Beatrice.
Ashleigh is a graduate of University of Iowa and Drake University College of Law, Des Moines. She is employed with Whitfield and Eddy, PLC, Des Moines.
Jeff is a graduate of University of Kansas and employed with Shaw Industries, Des Moines.
The couple is planning a Sept. 26 wedding at the Temple for Performing Arts, Des Moines.