The couple will be married in a Sept. 24, 2011, ceremony at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception with cocktails, dinner and dancing will begin at 5 p.m. at Bev's on the River in Sioux City.
Samantha is a 2005 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School and a 2009 graduate of Iowa State University with a major in public health and community wellness. She is currently employed with CompResults Managed Care in Fairway, Kan., as a database administrator.
Kent is a 2004 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and a 2007 graduate of Kirkwood Community College with a degree in fire science. He is employed as an installation technician with ScriptPro in Mission, Kan.