Vallero is a 2003 graduate of Freeburg Community High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2007. She is a second grade teacher with Cape Girardeau School District at Franklin Elementary.
Welker is a 2001 graduate of Central High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in secondary education from Central Missouri State University in 2005. He is a sales representative with Medtronic Spine and Biologies.
A Nov. 15 wedding is planned in Fairview Heights, Ill.