Mallory is the daughter of Kathy and the late Ray Wankum of Marcus, and Ryan is the son of Jim and Annette Meyer of Larrabee.
Mallory is a 2007 graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School, and will graduate in May from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor's degree in finance.
Ryan is a 2002 graduate of Cherokee Washington High School, and he earned his Bachelor's degree in music education from the University of South Dakota in 2007. He is currently employed in the Aurelia Community School District as the 5-12 band director.
The couple are planning a June 11, 2011 wedding in Marcus.