Kaylene is the daughter of Louis and Madalyn Vieselmeyer, of rural Hebron, Neb. Travis is the son of Roger and Kathleen Hawkins of rural Le Mars.
Kaylene is a graduate of Doane College, Crete, Neb. Upon completion of her bachelor of arts degree she was commissioned into the U.S. Army as a communications officer. She spent six years as an officer in the U.S. Army and the Nebraska National Guard. Recently she received her master's degree in history from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Neb.
Travis is a graduate of South Dakota State University, Brookings, S.D. After receiving his bachelor of science degree he attended Iowa State University in Ames, where he received a doctor of veterinary medicine degree. Upon completion of his education he began work at the Akron Veterinary Clinic in Akron. Recently Travis has become a partner in the Akron Veterinary Clinic.
Kaylene and Travis are making their home in rural Akron.