Alicia Zobel and Christian Beckendorf will exchange vows in a June 20, 2009, wedding at St. John's Lutheran Church in Audubon, Iowa.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Allen and Chrystal Zobel of Norfolk and the granddaughter of William and Ethel Bockelmann of Corning and the late Edgar and Viola Zobel of Ida Grove, Iowa.
Her fiancé is the son of Larry and Jane Beckendorf of Exira, Iowa, and the grandson of Bob and Beverly Beckendorf of Walnut, Iowa, Vera Buckendahl of Alta, Iowa, and the late Edwin Buckendahl.
Zobel is a 2003 graduate of Exira High School and is enrolled in the school psychology graduate program at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
Beckendorf is a graduate of Exira High School and attended Dana College at Blair. He is employed by Wells Fargo Financial in Des Moines as a mortgage underwriter.