Shivelbine is a 1997 graduate of Central High School, and received a bachelor of science degree from Truman State University in 2001. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in biology at St. Louis University.
Winkler is a 1996 graduate of Waterloo High School. He received a bachelor of science degree from Western Illinois University in 2000, a master of science from St. Louis University in 2002, and medical technologist certification from St. Louis University in 2004. He is a medical technologist at Quest Diagnostics in St. Louis.
A May 21 wedding is planned in Cape Girardeau.