Parents of the couple are Mari Jo Mentzer of Omaha and Ron and Doris Friehe of McCook. Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Joe and Marilyn Mentzer of Missouri Valley, Iowa. Grandparents of the prospective bridegroom are Erv and Nadine Friehe of McCook, Bernice Josten of McCook and the late Sylvester Josten.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Missouri Valley High School at Missouri Valley, Iowa, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in education and human sciences from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She is employed at Children and Family Urban Ministries in Des Moines, Iowa.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2002 graduate of McCook High School and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is employed as a superintendent for Signature Construction in Des Moines, Iowa.
An Aug. 7, 2010, wedding is planned in Omaha.