Samantha, of Sioux Falls, S.D., daughter of Pam and Wendell Strohm, also of Sioux Falls, has a BS in exercise science at Southwest Minnesota State in Marshall. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls. She is employed as a wellness director at Bethany Home in Brandon, S.D.
Braden, of Spencer, son of Curt and Cheryl Parks, of Spencer, studied CAD engineering at Southeast Tech in Sioux Falls. Braden graduated from Spencer High School in 2006. He is a project manager with Sioux Falls Kitchen and Bath in Tea, S.D.
The couple plan a wedding on Sept. 22, 2012.