Koch is the daughter of Val and Peg Koch of Cherokee. She is a 1999 graduate of Washington High School and a 2003 graduate of University of Northern Iowa with an elementary education degree. She is currently a pre-kindergarten teacher at AHST Elementary in Avoca.
Schnoor is the son of Dale and Donna Schnoor of Des Moines. He is a 1999 graduate of Hoover High School in Des Moines and a 2003 graduate of University of Northern Iowa with a business management degree. He is currently employed with Wells Fargo Financial in Des Moines.
Plans are being made for a June 11, 2005 wedding.