Parents of the couple are Rich and Tonya Placzek of McCook, Nebraska, and Steve and Donna Sawyer of Muscatine, Iowa.
Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Gene and Jan Mahon of McCook, Clarence and Delta Placzek of Loup City, Nebraska, and the late Gary Shepherd. Grandparents of the prospective bridegroom are Don and Iola Egle of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Arlene Sawyer of North Platte, Nebraska, the late Jack Sawyer, and the late Curtis Huffman.
The bride-to-be graduated from McCook High School in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Nebraska Kearney in 2005 and is working toward her Master's degree in community counseling, on schedule to graduate in May of 2012 from the University of Nebraska Kearney.
The prospective bridegroom graduated from McCook High School in 2000. He graduated from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, where he played football and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He works with Primerica as a Division Leader in Lincoln, Nebraska.
An evening wedding is planned for Sept. 10, 2011, at the Evangelical Free Church in Kearney, Nebraska.