Courtney is a 1998 graduate of Remsen-Union High School and a 2000 graduate of AIB College of Business in Des Moines. She is currently employed with the Chuck Smith State Farm Insurance Agency. She is a licensed insurance agent for the state of Iowa.
Joshua is a 1999 graduate of Remsen-Union High School. He is currently employed at The Waldinger Corporation in Des Moines. He is in his second year of the apprenticeship program with the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 33.
The couple is planning a May 6, 2006, wedding at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with a reception and dance following at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen.