Amanda is the daughter of Steve and Julie Bowman of West Des Moines. Chris is the son of Don and the late Linda Bouma of Le Mars.
The couple is planning a 4 p.m. ceremony June 17, 2011, at Sacred Heart Parish in West Des Moines. The reception will follow at The Temple for Performing Arts.
Amanda is a 2008 graduate of Dowling Catholic High School of West Des Moines. She is currently taking online classes at Western Iowa Tech Community College for a a degree in early childhood development. She is currently employed at Gardian Angel Preschool and Daycare in Le Mars.
Chris is a 2004 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School in 2004. He graduated from Iowa State University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in agriculture studies. He is currently farming with the family.