Valerie Ann Stover and Adam Patrick Dudziak were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. July 10, 2010, at First Lutheran Church, Tiffin. The Rev. John Alice was officiant during the double-ring ceremony. A reception followed on the island at Pioneer Mill restaurant, Tiffin.
Valerie is the daughter of Tom and Maryanne Stover of rural Tiffin.
Adam is the son of Ted and Joan Dudziak of Garfield Heights.
Valerie, given in marriage by her father, wore a Berna by Aire Barcelona gown, of Gazar fabric, that featured a sweetheart neckline with a one-shoulder detail. The gown had soft draping across the front and back. The assymetrical skirt featured a flower detail at the right hip. She carried a bouquet of white and jade roses and mini calla lilies tied with white satin ribbon in the colonial style.
Autumn Stover of Lakewood was her sister's maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Gabriella Neuberet of St. Petersburg, Fla.; Meghan MacRitchie of Pinckrey, Mich., cousin of the bride; Tasha Caswele of Tiffin, friend of the bride; Lauren Reinhart of Lakewood, friend of the bride; and Michelle Brown of Norwalk, friend of the bride.
Bridesmaids wore clover green strapless, tea-length dresses with silver details at the waist, and carried bouquets of yellow and jade roses tied with yellow satin ribbon in the colonial style.
Allen Dudziak of Dayton was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Jeffrey Dudziak of Garfield Heights and Jason Dudziak of Columbus, both brothers of the groom; Kevin Vargyas of Cleveland, cousin of the groom; and Eddie Dobrowolski and Joe Neluna of Cleveland, friends of the groom.
Flower girl was Kaya Strausbaugh of Tiffin, cousin of the bride. Ring bearer was Caleb Kawczak of Cleveland, cousin of the groom.
Valerie graduated in 2000 from Clyde High School and in 2005 from University of Toledo. She is a women's health nurse practioner.
Adam graduated in 1999 from Garfield Heights High School and in 2007 from John Carroll University. He is the assistant principal at Mentor High School.
Autumn and Maryanne Stover hosted a couples shower April 24, 2010, and Joan Dudziak hosted a bridal shower May 2, 2010.
The rehearsal dinner took place at Shell Shuckers, Tiffin.
Following a honeymoon trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the couple resides at 713 College Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113.