Parents of the bride-to-be are Pam Britten of Council Bluffs, Iowa and the late Roger Britten. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Jim and Joan Carstensen of North Platte, Nebraska.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Wauneta-Palisade High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Kearney. She is working toward her master's degree and is a teacher for Lincoln Public Schools.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of North Platte High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Kearney. He is studying to be a physician's assistant at Union College in Lincoln.
A wedding is planned for July 9, 2011, at Emanuel Church of the Nazarene in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The couple will reside in Lincoln, Nebraska after the wedding.