Susannah is the daughter of David and Rebecca Phipps of Cherokee. She is a 2004 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School and will graduate from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln this spring. Her major areas of study are Psychology and Sociology, with a career goal of becoming a Child Life Specialist.
Marcus is the son of Blake and Kathy Matousek of Derby, Kan. He is a 2004 graduate of Derby High School. He graduated from Grace University of Omaha Nebraska in 2008 with degrees in History and Biblical Studies. He is currently working in the family real estate aquisitions and development business, HopeWerks, in Derby, Kan..
Susannah and Marcus met when they were both counselors at Timberlake Ranch Camp, a Christian camp near Marquette, Neb.
Susannah and Marcus will be married on June 27, 2009.