Alisha is a 1997 graduate of Kingsley-Pierson High School, and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of South Dakota in 2001. She is currently employed as a dental hygienist in Sioux City.
Matthew is a 1993 graduate of Akron-Westfield High School. He is the owner/operator of Oakdale Stock Farm, a family farm outside of Westfield, and is also employed at Interbake Foods as a warehouseman.
A July 2, 2005 wedding is planned to be held at the First Lutheran Church in Kingsley. The couple plans to make their home in Westfield.