Parents of the couple are Dan and Jenni Langel of Le Mars, and Shayne and Helena McDougall of Le Mars, and the late David Hemme.
Kari is a 2001 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School and is currently a student in the diagnostic ultrasound program at the University of Iowa. She will receive her degree in radiation sciences in March 2006.
Bryce is a 2001 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and received a degree in management information systems from the U of I in 2005. He is currently employed at the Principal Financial Group as an information technology systems developer.