The couple will be married April 17, 2010, in a ceremony at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. The reception will follow at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen.
Rachel is the daughter of Keith and Norine Harvey of Remsen. Chad is the son of Terry and Mary Thomas of Bondurant.
Rachel is a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Remsen and Loras College where she earned a bachelor's degree in English. She is employed as an annuity analyst at MetLife in West Des Moines.
Chad is a graduate of Bondurant-Farrar High School and Drake University, where he earned a bachelro's degree in English. He is owner and vice president of Gannon Roofing Supply in Des Moines.