Parents of the couple are David Koetter and Julia Karp of McCook and Tom and Cindy Shields of McCook. Grandparents of the bride-to-be are William and Marjorie Koetter of McCook and Patricia Kitt of Schuyler. Grandmother of the prospective bridegroom is Ruth Shields of McCook.
The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of McCook High School and has a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She is employed as a retail manager.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of McCook High School and has a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is employed as a field engineer for Whiting-Turner.
A Sept. 25, 2010, wedding is planned, 4 p.m., at McCook.