The couple is planning a March 6, 2004, wedding at St. John's Lutheran Church, rural Pender.
Jill is a 1998 graduate of Pender High School and a graduate of Chadron State College with degrees in marketing and health sciences. She will graduate from Creighton University in May, 2005 with a doctorate of pharmacy degree.
Cory is a 1994 graduate of Alta High School and a graduate of South Dakota State University with a doctorate of pharmacy degree. He is employed by Family Pharmacy in Le Mars.