The couple will be married in a 4 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 2, 2004, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, rural Merrill. The reception will be held at the Petersen farm following the ceremony.
Shayla is a 1996 graduate of Le Mars Community High School, and a 2003 graduate of Colorado State University in Fort Collins with a degree in marketing. She is is the manager of a Pier One Store.
Adam is a 1996 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and is currently enrolled in the interior design program at Colorado State University. He is employed at Home Depot.