Jennifer is the daughter of Bart and Gin Vogel of Fairbank, Iowa. Chris is the son of Butch and Florence Thiel of Le Mars.
The couple is planning an April 9, 2005, wedding at St. Athanasius Catholic Church in Jesup.
Jennifer is a 1998 graduate of Jesup High School. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from Mount Mercy College in 2001 and her law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2004. She is employed by Berens and Tate, P.C. law firm in Omaha.
Chris is a 1989 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in 1993. He is currently employed with Nebraska Boiler in Lincoln, Neb., as division controller.