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Noble-Kusler engagement

John and Shari Noble, of Goodyear, Ariz., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Noble, to Ben Kusler, son of Tom and Kim Kusler of Bemidji.

Melissa graduated from Diamond Bar High School in 2001. She earned a bachelor's degree in human services from California State University, Fullerton, in 2007 and a master's degree in social work from California State University, Los Angeles in 2010. Melissa is currently employed as a clinical social worker with the Orange County Health Care Agency.

Ben graduated from Bemidji High School in 1999, and earned a bachelor's degree in theatre arts from Concordia College in Moorhead in 2003. He is currently employed by Paramount Pictures, Hollywood, as a senior legal researcher for Motion Picture and Business Affairs.

A July 4th wedding is planned. The couple will reside in Long Beach, Calif.