Spiers is a 2000 graduate of St. Clair High School. She received an associate degree in general studies from East Central Community College in 2003, was a 2005 graduate of Missouri State University, and received a master's degree in middle and secondary education from Missouri Baptist University in 2008. She is employed at Imagine Academy of Environmental Science and Math in St. Louis.
Friesen is a 2002 graduate of Northwest High School, and 2006 graduate of Tabor College. He is employed by National Information Solutions Cooperative in Lake St. Louis.
A Sept. 27 wedding is planned at Caroline Vineyards in Washington, Mo.