Aaron grew up in the rural farming community of Sisseton, South Dakota. After graduating from South Dakota State University in 2013 with a Bachelors of Music Education degree he began his studies at Sioux Falls Seminary in the Luther House of Study program, where he met his wife Sarah, who he married in May of 2017. Aaron began serving St. Paul Lutheran in June of 2016.
Deanna has been at St. Paul Lutheran's organ bench for over 40 years. A native of Boyden, IA, Deanna married Dennis Tiedeman in 1966 and together they raised two children, Dawn and John. Dennis passed away in May of 2008 and Deanna continues to reside in Hull, where she is active in the community. She is the proud grandmother of 7 grandchildren and spends as much time with them as possible.