Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Yilek, Tama, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodi Ann Yilek, to Christopher James Sanders.
Jodi is a graduate of Hawkeye Community College with a degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Upper Iowa University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and is currently working on her Masters Degree, She is currently employed at McFarland Clinic as a MLT.
Christopher served as a Marine for six years, doing two tours in Iraq. He is currently going to school full-time for software engineering at Marshalltown Community College and Iowa State University.
The couple is living in Le Grand as first-time home owners with their daughter, Emma.
They were engaged on Feb. 14, 2011, and will exchange vows on May 5, 2012, at Hope United Methodist Church in Marshalltown. A reception will follow at the Meskwaki Convention Center in Tama.