Parents of the couple are Ted and Lori Hilger of Octavia and Winston and Deb Lafferty of McCook.
The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of David City Public schools and earned an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education and Human Services from Southeast Community College. She is pursuing a Bachelor's Degree from Doane College in human relations. She is an activity aide with Tabitha Healthcare services.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of McCook Senior High school and earned his Associate degree from Southeast Community College in Milford in Electromechanical Technology and a Bachelor's Degree from Peru State College in business management. He is employed with Lincoln Industries as a team leader.