Jim and Diane Clausen of Duluth announces the engagement of their daughter, Katie Clausen of Duluth, to Nathan Townsend of Mobile, Ala., son of Randy and Susan Townsend of Mobile, Ala.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James Woody of Decatur and the late Sara Woody and Christian Clausen of Staunton, Va., and the late Virginia Clausen. She graduated from Duluth High School and Auburn University. She is employed as a drama teacher at Athens Academy.

The future groom is the grandson of Barbara Nicholson and the late Jim Nicholson and Anna Townsend and the late Dervin Townsend all of Mobile, Ala. He graduated from McGill-Toolen High School and from Auburn University. He is employed as a project engineer in Duluth.

The wedding is planned for June 28 at the First Baptist Church of Decatur.