Louis and Pat Beck of Buckingham are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lydia Beck, to Matthew Alexander, son of Scott and Pam Alexander of Defiance, Missouri. Father Jerry Kopacek and Deacon Fred Fritsch performed the 2 p.m. ceremony on May 3, 2014, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Waterloo. Matron of Honor was Lindsay Breedlove Tate of Dallas, Texas. Bridesmaids were Greta Johnson of Des Moines; Mary Beth Reed of Kansas City, Mo.; Kate Pfizenmaier of Seattle, Wash.; Elizabeth Frisse of St. Louis, Mo.; Liz Braun of Chicago, Ill.; and Jenna Beck of Fairbank, Iowa. Best Man was Evan Davidson of Louisville, Ken. Groomsmen were Nick Alexander of Kansas City, Mo.; Abtin Akbari of St. Charles, Mo.; Greg Clemons of Lake Saint Louis, Mo.; Alex Zweig of Portland, Ore.; Alex Sable-Smith of Denver, Colo.; Lee Beck of Sonoma, Calif.; and Neal Beck of Fairbank, Iowa. Seating guests were Phil Morris of Palo Alto, Calif. and Daniel James of Wentzville, Mo. The bride and groom are both recent graduates of the University of Missouri School of Medicine. They will start their residency training as physicians at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in July, the bride in OB/GYN and the groom in general surgery. The couple resides in Iowa City.