Jessica is the daughter of Marsha and the late Mike Jividen of South Sioux City, Neb. She is a graduate of South Sioux City Senior High School. She graduated with a bachelors degree in 2002 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and in 2004 earned her masters degree from the same university. She is currently employed as a speech-language pathologist on Educational Service Unit #1 in Wakefield, Neb.
Nick is the son of Gene and Bonnie Fischer of Cherokee. He graduated from Woodbury Central High School in Moville. He is currently attending college at Wayne State College working towards a bachelors degree in Health and Physical Education with an endorsement in coaching.
The couple is planning a July 1, 2006 wedding at Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ in Sioux City.