Heather is the granddaughter of Donna Young and the late James Young of Hinton and Merlin and Loretta Muecke of Hinton. Michael is the grandson of Mike Merfeld and the late Kathleen Merfeld of Cedar Rapids and Johnie Roberts and Donna Roberts of Floris.
Heather is an internal medicine resident at Iowa Methodist in Des Moines. Michael is an attorney with Kreamer Law Firm in West Des Moines.
The couple will wed on the beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico in April. They plan to celebrate with a reception in Des Moines after returning home.