The couple is planning an Aug. 6, 2011, wedding at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with a reception to follow at the Le Mars Convention Center.
Katie is a 2003 graduated of Gehlen Catholic High School. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2007 and Iowa State University in 2009 with a master's degree in couple and family therapy. She is currently a therapist at Plains Area Mental Health Center in Le Mars and Storm Lake.
Philip is a 2003 graduate of Pella Christian High School. He attended Des Moines Area Community College for sports turf management. He is currently a sales representative for Center Sports in Sioux Center.