Carmen Joy Knuppe and John Patrick Safstrom were united in marriage March 5 in St Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Rev. Rodney Koopmans officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Howard and Delores Knuppe of New Underwood, S.D. She is a graduate of New Underwood High School and Mankato State University. She is a senior product development manager at J.C. Penney in Plano, Texas.,
The groom is the son of Patrick and Sharon Safstrom of Washington, W.Va. He is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School and West Virginia University. He is a licensed, self-employed home inspector in Allen, Texas.
The seaside ceremony and reception were held at the Carambola Resort.
After a honeymoon on the island of St. John, the couple makes their home in Fairview, Texas.