The couple will be married June 15, 2012, in a ceremony at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Waterloo.
Kelli is a graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School, and the University of Iowa. She has a master's degree in elementary education. She teaches 5th grade at St. Athanasius School in Jesup.
Ryan is a graduate of Mediapolis High School and Western Illinois University. He works for Hy-Vee in Waterloo.