Parents of the couple are Dave and Carla Orrell of Omaha and Jim and Connie Raess of Deshler. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Sharon and the late Walt Barenberg of Benkelman and John and Maxine Orrell of Ogallala, formely of McCook.
The bride-to-be graduated from the University of Nebraska and the prospective groom graduated from Doane College. Both are employed with the Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha.
The couple is planning a July 14, 2007, wedding at St Patrick Catholic Church in Gretna.