Ellen is the daughter of Tom and Karen Thome of Osage and Eric is the son of Mike and Julie Grabe of Kingsley.
The couple plans to be married at 2 p.m. on July 30, 2005, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage.
Ellen is a 2000 graduate of Osage High School and is attending the University of Northern Iowa. She will receive her bachelor of arts degree in elementary education with an endorsement in special education in May 2005.
Eric is a 2000 graduate of Kingsley-Pierson High School and is attending the University of Northern Iowa. He will receive his bachelor of arts degree in secondary science teaching in May of 2005.
Both Eric and Ellen are currently student teaching in the Des Moines area.