The couple will exchange vows on July 9, 2005, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Naperville, with a reception at Cress Creek Country Club in Naperville to follow.
Lesli is a 1998 graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School. She earned her degree in elementary education from the University of Iowa where she graduated in 2003. She is employed at Gombert Elementary School in Aurora, Ill., as a fourth grade teacher. She is currently pursuing a masters degree in curriculum development.
Eric graduate from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1998. In 2002, he graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in civil engineering. He is employed by Chicago Bridge and Iron and is currently working in Bonny Island, Nigeria.