Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Michael and Jill King of Aberdeen, Maryland, announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Makenzie Rachelle, to Robert Taylor Bruns.

Makenzie is the granddaughter of James and the late Patsy Jackson of Centralia, Illinois; CW3 (retired) Lloyd  J. Jr. and Anita King of Vine Grove, Kentucky. Robert is the son of retired Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Jeffrey and Jane Bruns of Saint Robert. Grandson of Donnie and Beverley Crossett of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; the late Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James and Carol Bruns of Cuba, Missouri.

Makenzie will graduate from Judson University in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design and a minor in Architecture.

Robert will graduate from Judson University in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education and an endorsement in Health.

Makenzie and Robert became engaged on December 23, 2017. They have set July 14, 2018, as their wedding date at Central City Baptist Church in Centralia, Illinois.