Nichole Lee Riechers and Noel Patrick Smith, both of Cedar Hill, were united in marriage Sept. 15, 2012, at Faith Baptist Church, Washington. The Rev. Bryan Menke officiated at the ceremony.

Bride’s parents are Darrell and Sharon Henderson, Union, and Gerald R. Riechers, Washington. Groom’s parents are Sam and Patricia Kriete, Union, and Noel W. Smith, Leslie. 

The bride was given in marriage by Darrell Henderson, her father.

Miniature bride was Sydney Struttmann, bride’s daughter and groom’s step-daughter. 

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Union High School and has an associate’s degree in science from East Central College. She is employed by Sporlan Valve Corp./Parker Hannifin, Washington.

The groom is a 1998 graduate of Union High School. He studied at East Central College, the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute-Columbia, and graduated from the St. Louis County Fire Academy. He is employed as a firefighter/paramedic for Rock Community Fire Protection District in Arnold. 

After a wedding trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple reside in Cedar Hill.