Erin is a graduate from the University of Northern Iowa, with a BA degree in elementary and early childhood education. She is employed as a transitional kindergarten teacher at Sioux Central Elementary.
Kurt received an agricultural degree from Iowa State. He helps operate a cattle farm with his dad and family south of Spencer. In his free time he trains for extreme events. He has recently finished his first Ironman 140.6 in Madison, Wis.
Kurt and Erin will be married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer at 2 p.m. on Dec. 29, 2012.