The couple is planning a 2 p.m. ceremony Sept. 18, 2010, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception will be at 6 p.m. at Willow Creek Country Club in Le Mars, and will be followed by a dance.
Hilary is a 2005 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School. She is studying nursing at Western Iowa Tech Community College and will graduate in December 2010. She is employed as an LPN at Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City.
Mark graduated from West Sioux High School in 1991 and from Iowa State University in 1996 with a degree in agronomy. He is an agronomist for Farmers Coop Co. in Akron, and farms the family farm at rural Ireton.