Grandparents of the couple are Wayne and Donna Messinger of McCook, Mary Uehlin of Oberlin and the late Alvin Uehlin, Paul and Patsy Peterson of Turin and Helen Steiner of Onawa, Iowa.
The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Decatur Community High School and a 2003 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a bachelor's of science in Business Administration/Marketing. She is currently pursing a second bachelor's in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She is employed at Tri-County Hospital in Lexington as a nursing research ananlyst.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of West Monona High School and a 2004 graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelors of science in Agriculture Systems Technology. He is employed as a Sales CSR with Cargil in Heartwell and is a Staff Sgt. in the Nebraska Air National Guard.
A Jan. 6, 2007, wedding ceremony is being planned at the United Methodist Church in Kearney.