Mark and Catherine Houser of Washington, W.Va. are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Erica C. Houser to James V. Hauch of Cleveland, Ohio. He is the son of Dr. James and Marie Hauch of Boardman, Ohio. The couple have planned a wedding for July 12, 2014, in North Canton, Ohio.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Paul and Martha Houser and the late Ada Ford Johnson and William O’Linn.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of the late John and Dorthea Becker and the late James and Loraine Hauch.

She is a 2006 graduate of Parkersburg South High School and a 2010 graduate of Kent State University with a degree in fashion merchandising. She is employed as an assistant buyer for Jo-Ann Fabrics headquartered in Hudson, Ohio.

He is a 2000 graduate from Cardinal Mooney High School located in Youngstown, Ohio. He graduated from Kent State University and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He is the owner of Hauch Housing LLC and A&H Investments, both in Kent, Ohio.