The couple plans a 2 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. A reception and dance follows at the Le Mars Convention Center.
The bride-elect, daughter of Ted and Tina Langel of Le Mars, is a 2003 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School and a 2006 graduate of Western Iowa Tech Community College. She is employed as a physical therapist assistant by Therapeutic Health Services, Inc.
Her fiance, son of Roy and Cindy Thoms of Le Mars, is a 2004 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and a 2006 graduate of Western Iowa Tech Community College with a degree in auto body. He is employed with Gus Pech Manufacturing in Le Mars, working as a welder.