A dual wedding reception was held on Monday, July 8, 2013, for Stephy and Aaron J. Lampinen and Ari and Zachary Lampinen at Kaleva Island Lodge on Long Lake, south of Eveleth. The event, hosted by the brothers’ parents, Patricia Juola and Ronald G. Lampinen of Eveleth, brought together family and friends to meet the new brides.
Aaron and Stephnora (Stephy) Jacob Nwaeze were married on January 13, 2010, in Abuja, Nigeria. Stephy is well known for her work in Nigeria’s film industry and various charities. Aaron attended Eveleth-Gilbert High School, Mesabi Community College, Michigan Technological University and the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. He is currently employed as a systems control engineer for Access Energy. They have a one-year-old son, Jordan, and reside in Buena Park, Calif.
Zack and Ariana (Ari) Didziulis were married on February 9, 2013, in Bogota, Colombia. Ari is a French-trained chef and has worked in both Colombia and the United States. Zack attended Eveleth-Gilbert High School and graduated from Hibbing Community College with an RN degree. He is currently employed in the med-surge department at JFK Memorial Hospital in Bermuda Dunes, Calif. A honeymoon trip to Thailand was given to the couple as a gift from Ari’s father.