Julia Katharine Brzostowicz and Mark Andrew Nilsen of Milwaukee are planning an August 2013 wedding outdoors at The Abbey Resort in Fontana.
Parents of the couple are Conrad Brzostowicz and Cindy Crebbin of Muskego and Jon and Jodi Nilsen of Wauwatosa.
The bride-to-be, a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha, studied at the University of Dayton, Ohio, and the affiliate Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Marquette University in Milwaukee. She is development manager for the Wisconsin chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The future groom, a graduate of Wauwatosa East High School, studied at Milwaukee Area Technical College before being accepted into the Milwaukee Firefighters Academy, from which he graduated in 2009. He is a firefighter with Engine 12 in Milwaukee.
The future groom proposed in the wine country of Sonoma, Calif.