PHILLIPSBURG, Kan. - Constance Thooft and Mervin Lare announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Bernard and Marcia Thooft of Clay Center Kan., and Bradley and Shellie Lare of Phillipsburg, Kan. Grandparents are Marlin and Marie Johnson of Marshall, Etienne and Agnes Thooft of Tyler, Rae White of Haigler, Neb., and Juanita Lare of Phillipsburg. The couple plans a June 14, 2014, wedding in Phillipsburg. They plan to make their home in Hillsboro. Kan.