Bailey is a 2009 graduate of Graettinger-Terril High School and a 2011 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College. She currently attends Buena Vista University and will receive a degree in Elementary Education. She is employed as a paraprofessional at Albert City-Truesdale Elementary School and is also an assistant at Sylvan Learning Center in Storm Lake.
Matt is a 2006 graduate of Newell-Fonda High School and also attended Iowa Lakes Community College. Matt trucks and works on the family farm near Newell.
The couple is planning a June 1, 2013, wedding at the Zion Lutheran Church in Newell with a reception to follow at the Buena Vista University Grand Ballroom in Storm Lake.