Christine is the daughter of Sheila Marzen of Algona, and the late Gregory Marzen, of Marble Rock. Todd is the son of Rick and Marian Langel of Le Mars.
The couple is planning a 1 p.m. ceremony May 2, 2009, at All Saints Catholic Church in Des Moines. A reception will follow at the Polk County Convention Center in downtown Des Moines.
Christine is a 1997 graduate of Algona High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Grandview College in Des Moines in 2001, and a master's degree in nursing from the University of Southern Indiana in 2007. She is employed as a nurse practitioner at the Iowa Diabetes and Endocrinology Center in Des Moines.
Todd is a 1999 graduate of Gehien Catholic High School in Le Mars. He received his bachelor's degree in agricultural business from Iowa State in 2003, and his Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School in 2005. Todd is an associate attorney at the Des Moines office of Faegre & Benson, LLP.