Wedding: Sternberg & Berg

Published 9:10 am Saturday, January 29, 2011

Stephanie Sternberg and Ethan Berg, of Albert Lea, were married at 4:30 p.m. June 12, 2010, at Zion Lutheran Church. The Rev. Joel Vano performed the double-ring ceremony.


Parents of the bride are Randy and Gayle Sternberg, of Albert Lea. Grandparents of the bride are Charlotte Sternberg, Clarence and RaMona Niemeier.

Parents of the groom are Jim and Jill Berg, of Albert Lea. Grandmothers of the groom are Ruth Berg and Laura Froning.

Maid of honor was Naomi Sternberg, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Worley, sister of the groom, Elizabeth Berg, sister of the groom, Alexandra Larson, friend of the couple and Carrie Hubbard, friend of the couple.

Flower girl was Eliana Thompson, niece of the groom.

Best man was Andrew Stapleton, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were David Niemeier, cousin of the bride, Amber Thompson, brother-in-law of the groom, Christian Harden, nephew of the groom and Peter Jensen, cousin of the groom.

Ushers were Brian Eyler and Josh Vu, friends of the couple.

Ring bearer was Tre Thompson, nephew of the groom.

Musicians were Betsy Niemeier, aunt of the bride, Jon and Kathryn Henriksen, cousins of the bride, Jeff Sternberg, uncle to the bride, and Connor Sternberg, cousin to the bride.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2009 graduate of University of Wisconsin, River Falls. She is teaching preschool at Whittier Elementary.

The groom is a 2005 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2009 graduate of University of Minnesota. He is a mechanical engineer for 3M.

After a wedding trip to Cozumel, Mexico, the couple resides in Pella, Iowa.