Melissa is a graduate of Galva-Holstein High School and completed a degree in secondary special education and English education at Morningside College in Dec. 2005. Melissa taught eighth grade special education in the Eagle Grove School District and will teach high school special education at Johnston High School beginning this fall.
Wade is a graduate of Washington High in Cherokee. He attended Morningside College and was activated with the 133rd Iowa National Guard Battalion in Oct. 2005. He is currently serving in Iraq.
A July 21, 2006 wedding is planned in Holstein.