Parents of the couple are Brian and Jodi Whitver and Glenn and Connie Kellen, all of Le Mars.
The couple will be married in a 3 p.m. ceremony July 18, 2009, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The reception will be held in the Le Mars Convention Center, upper level, at 5:30 p.m.
Emily graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 2007. She is a junior at Iowa State University working towards her B.S. degree in psychology and and a minor in child, adult and family services. She is employed at Iowa State University in the Chemical & Biological Engineering Department as an office assistant.
Codie is a 2006 graduate of Le Mars Community High School. He attended college at Des Moines Area Community College. He graduated with an associate's degree of applied sciences for the Ford Asset program in 2008. He is employed at Gookin Ford in Story City as an auto mechanic.