The couple is planning an Aug. 18, 2007, wedding ceremony at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception and dinner will follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Le Mars. A dance following the dinner is open to the public.
Crystal is a 2002 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School. She graduated 2006 from College of St. Mary in Omaha, Neb., with a bachelor of science degree in health information management. She is employed with United Healthcare Group as a senior medical cost recovery analyst.
Ben is a 1997 graduate of Bellevue West High School in Bellevue, Neb. He attended UNO for landscaping and has been the owner of Rock Solid Retaining and Landscaping for eight years.