Mitzi graduate from Le Mars Community High School in 2001 and attended South East Technical College in Sioux Falls, S.D. She is employed at Sioux Falls Credit Union in Sioux Falls, and will resume her career as a loan officer.
Ryan is a graduate of Rock Valley Christian Reformed School at Rock Valley, and is currently working in construction in Sioux Falls. Ryan is a corporal in the United States Marine Corp.
The couple is planning an April 22, 2006, wedding and will live near Hudson, S.D.