The couple is planning a June 5, 2010, wedding in Brandon.
Erikka is a 2006 graduate of Hills Beaver Creek Community Schools and has attended Kilian Community College, studying for a degree in medical assisting. She is employed as a CNA with Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Michael is a 2005 graduate of Brandon Valley Community Schools and has been a member of the Army Reserves since 2005. He is employed as a diesel mechanic at Shehan Mack in Sioux Fallx.