Exchange Vows Susan Johnson of Thermopolis, WY, proudly announces the marriage of her daughter, Julie Lynn, to Albert Aguirre of Dakota Dunes. The two were wed on May 8 in Vermillion.
The bride is a junior at The University of South Dakota studying music performance on horn and voice, as well as pursuing a major in English. She is the granddaughter of Merle Johnson and Ralph and Charlotte DeFord of Hulett, WY. She was a Hulett High School National Honor Society graduate.
The groom is also a student at The University of South Dakota and is the adopted son of Dr. Clay and Mrs. Deborah VanBalen of Dakota Dunes, and natural son of Albert and Natalie Aguirre of Phoenix, AZ. He plans to attend the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont to pursue a degree in the culinary arts. He is a graduate of Washington High School in Phoenix, AZ.
The newlyweds live in Vermillion and are the proud parents of an orange and white tabby kitten, Tigger.
They are planning a formal ceremony, and all friends and family will be invited.