John Batla, and Gerald and Patti Heintschel of Columbus would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Natalie Renee Batla of Columbus, to J.W. Wright of San Antonio. He is the son of Joe and Maeleen Wright of Alice, and the grandson of Ruth Wright and the late Milus Garland Wright Sr., and the late Dub and Dorothy Whitley, all of Robstown. Natalie Renee is the granddaughter of Jean Batla and the late Johnny Batla, Laurie Heintschel and the late Harry Heintschel, James Drlik and the late Doris Drlik, all of Columbus.

They will marry on Sept. 27, 2008 at St. Anthony's in Columbus.