Brandi is the granddaughter of Dorothy Wimmer and the late Joe Wimmer, Fulton, Kan., and the late Goldie and Ralph French, Fort Scott, Kan. Joe is the grandson of Ruby Wilson and the late Joe Wilson and Mary Dalgarn and the late John Dalgarn, both of Miami, Okla.
Brandi, a 2000 graduate of Rich Hill High School, graduated from Pittsburg State University in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. In 2006, she received a master's degree in school counseling, also from Pittsburg State. Brandi is currently employed as a school counselor by the Carl Junction R-1 school district.
Joe, a 1998 graduate of College Heights Christian School, graduated from Pittsburg State University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts. He received his master's degree in psychology in 2005 and his educational specialist's degree in school psychology in 2008, both from Pittsburg State. Joe is employed as a school psychologist by the USD 234 school district in Fort Scott, Kan.
The couple reside in Pittsburg, Kan., and is planning a July 3 wedding at College Heights United Methodist Church in Pittsburg.