Heather is a 1999 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School. She received her Bachelor's degree in Health Education from the University of Northern Iowa in 2003 and her Master's degree in School Counseling from the University of Iowa in 2005. Heather is currently the Counselor at Sidney Junior-Senior High School.
Dan is a 1998 graduate of Shenandoah High School. He received his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Studies from Iowa State University in 2002. Dan is an Agricultural Loan Officer at City National Bank and farms near Shenandoah.
The couple will marry on March 27, 2010, in Shenandoah.