The couple is planning an Aug. 14, 2010, wedding ceremony at St. Catherine's Church in Oyens. The reception will be held at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen.
Melissa is a 2004 graduate of Remsen-Union High School and a 2008 graduate of South Dakota State University. She is currently finishing her master's degree in school counseling at South Dakota State.
Justin is a 2003 graduate of Redwood Valley High School and a 2008 graduate of South Dakota State University. He is currently employed as a landscape designer in Alexandria, Minn.