Melissa Stidfole and Jesús Pena exchanged wedding vows on July 16 at Westlawn Presbyterian Church in Sioux City. A reception was held at Dakota Dunes Country Club in Dakota Dunes.
The couple celebrated with a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. They are now at home in Sioux City.
The bride is an ESL teacher for Sioux City Community Schools. Her parents are Barry and Kathy Stidfole of Sioux City. The groom is a home mortgage consultant at Wells Fargo Bank. He is the son of Jesus Pena and Sandra Ortiz of San Sebastian, Puerto Rico.
Included in the wedding party were: Amanda Worden, sister of the bride and maid of honor; Dawn Johnson, Nicole Merchant, Chelle Jones, Vickie Weiss, Katie Wadzinski, Alexandra Pena, bridesmaids; Christa Dutcher, personal attendant; Bismark Pena, brother of the groom and best man; Robert Worden, Chris Stevenson, Tyler Delashmutt, Brett Stidfole, Gadiel Millayes, attendants; Phil Jackson, Aaron Stidfole, ushers; Aubree Worden, flower girl; Braylon Worden, Mauro Millayes, ring bearers.