---- — Courtney Nicole Clous of Traverse City and Michael Robert Thompson of Hessel wish to announce their engagement. They are planning a late July 2013 wedding at Caberfae Peaks in Cadillac.
Courtney is the daughter of Keith Thomas Clous of Traverse City and Katherine Sue Clous-Taylor of California. She attended Kingsley Area Schools from kindergarten through 11th grade. She then homeschooled herself and received a diploma through Keystone National High School. Courtney currently is a homemaker.
Michael is the son of Bruce Lee and Debra Sue Thompson of Hessel. He graduated from Les Cheneaux Community Schools in Cedarville and joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 2007. He currently is a sergeant and specializes in heavy equipment.