Julia is the daughter of Jerry and Judy Slota of Washta. She is a 2001 graduate of Washington High School. She completed her Associates Degree at Kirkwood Community College and then went on to AIB where she completed a degree in CART Services and Television Captioning. She is currently employed a by Media Captioning Services.
Tyson is the son of Daniel and Renee Conley of Cherokee. Tyson is a 2001 graduate of Washington High School and a 2005 graduate of Morningside College with a B.S. in Finance. He is currently employed by Merchants Bonding Company in Des Moines as a Commercial Surety Underwriter.
The couple is planning an August 18, 2007 wedding at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley. They will make their home in Pleasant Hill.