Alissa Bajema and Aaron DeRuiter were married March 23, 2012 at Faith Community Church with Pastor Tim Johnson officiating. Their reception of dinner and dancing followed at the Mt. Baker Rotary Building. Alissa is the daughter of Randy and Kaylene Bajema and Aaron is the son of Richard and Marcia DeRuiter. Alissa graduated from Lynden High School and Bellingham Beauty School. Aaron graduated from Mt. Vernon Christian High School and Biddex Trucking School. The couple are making their home in Lynden.