Broubakarian and Melson to wed

Salpi Broubakarian of Carol Stream, Ill. announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Alin Broubakarian of Carol Stream, Ill., to Brandon Lee Dowless of Lombard, Ill, formerly of Tar Heel, NC.

The prospective groom is the son of Steve and Tammie Melson of Tar Heel. He is a 2004 graduate of West Bladen High School and a 2009 graduate of Naval Nuclear Power Training command and a 2014 graduate of Southern New Hampshire University. He is employed by Comed of Joliet, Ill.

The bride-elect is a 2004 high school graduate of Turlock High School and a 2013 graduate of Chamberlain College of Nursing. She is employed by Marionjoy Rehabilitation Hospital of Wheaton, Ill.

The wedding is planned for Sunday, June 28, at 5 p.m. at La Concha, San Juan, Puerto Rico.