Abby is the daughter of Dr. Tim Menke and Ginni Menke of Cherokee. She is a 2000 graduate of WashingtonHigh School and graduated from the University of Iowa in 2004, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Exercise Science. Abby is currently attending Dental School at the University of Iowa and will graduate in 2008.
Chris is the son of Michael and Maria De La Mater of Cedar Rapids. Chris is a 1999 graduate of Cedar Rapids Washington High School. He attended the University of Iowa for 3 years and entered the University of Iowa Dental School in 2002. Chris will graduate from Dental School in 2006.
Abby and Chris will be married August 13, 2005 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Urbandale.