Veronica Suzanne Stephen-son and Justin Lance Aichele were united in marriage Oct. 23, 2004, by Ed Holt and Dave Embree at Northside Christian Church in Springfield, Mo.
Parents of the bride are Greg and Vicky Stephenson of Springfield. The groom is the son of Ruth Stevens of Thayer and Dr. Ronald Aichele of Pueblo, Colo.
The maid of honor was Kerri Trevarrow, and attendants were Lacey Hall, Heather Aichele and Suzanne Shaw.
The best man was David Michael and groomsmen were Rob Hornberger, Michael Bowers and Wayne Stephenson.
John Giles, Adam Aichele, Jerod Hoyt and Brandon Hoyt served as ushers. The ring bearer was Jacob Bowers. Lauren and Lindsey Stephenson served as the flower girls. The candles were lit by Tony Stephenson, Destini Hoyt, Casey Hall and Grant Hall.
A reception was held for friends and family at Wonders of Wildlife Museum. The couple resides in Joplin where the groom teaches geometry at College Heights Christian School and the bride works as a teller for Bank of America.
They went on their honeymoon to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in December 2004. Future plans are to move to north Africa to work as missionaries in August 2005.