Whaley is a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University. She is an insurance coordinator at The Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Schuermann is a 2002 graduate of De Smet Jesuit High School in Creve Coeur, Mo. He received a master's degree in business administration from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo. He is a stockbroker with Scottrade Inc.
A July 14 wedding is planned at Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown.