The bride is the daughter of Charles and Linda VanDeWater of Le Mars. The bridegroom is the son of Alberta Waite of Cedar Rapids.
Maid of honor was Maren VanDeWater of Houston, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Fox of Merrill, cousin of the bride, and Belinda Meis of Ames.
Best man was Travis Eide of Denver, Colo. Groomsmen were Eric Sanderson of Kansas City, Mo., and Dan Weber of Cedar Rapids.
The reception was held at Nine Fine Irishmen at 6 p.m.
Mikaela is a graduate of Iowa State University in Ames and is a language arts/social studies specialist for Alief Independent School District
Brian is also a graduate of Iowa State University and is a software developer with Reynolds & Reynolds.
Following their wedding trip to Las Vegas, the couple is at home in Houston.