Dana Frances Kirk and Craig Michael Kern, both of Vandalia, were united in marriage in a ceremony on Sept. 29, 2012, at Liberty Church in Bingham.
The bride is the daughter of Mark and Molly Kirk of Vandalia.
She chose Jenna Lester as her maid of honor, and Alison Stombaugh, Christina Jenkins and Kendra Laack were bridesmaids.
The groom is the son of Kevin and Kathy Kern of Vandalia.
He chose Benji Emerick as his best man, and Caleb Miller, Danny George and J.J. Miller were groomsmen.
Joe Kirk and C.J. Schilling were ushers, and Max Kirk was the ring bearer.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Vandalia Community High School and a 2009 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
She is employed as a teacher in the Alternative Education Program in Vandalia.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Vandalia Community High School, and he is employed at Plains Marketing.