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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Shaw

Jamie Rusk and Troy Shaw

Jay and Pam Rusk, Lawrence, and Ernie and Joyce Shaw, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Jamie Antoinette Rusk, Lawrence, to Troy Wheelock Shaw, Lawrence.

The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received an associate's degree in 2004 from Johnson County Community College. She plans to continue her education at Kansas University in the fall. She is employed as a drafts person at Smith & Boucher Consulting Engineers.

The future groom is a 2000 Lawrence High School graduate. He plans to receive a bachelor's degree in civil engineering this spring at KU. He has accepted a job with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City as a civil engineer and will begin work in June.

The couple plan a June 4 outdoor wedding at the South Park Gazebo in Lawrence.

Engagement

O'Hara

Malinda Gwaltney and John O'Hara

Mark and Tami Gwaltney, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Malinda Gwaltney, Lawrence, to John O'Hara, Salina, son of Dr. Gary and Barbie O'Hara, Salina.

The bride-to-be is a Free State High School graduate. She plans to graduate in May with a bachelor's degree in sports science.

The future groom is a graduate of Salina Central High School and Kansas State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. He plans to graduate in September with a master's degree in finance and economics from Warwick Business School in Coventry, England. He is an internal auditor for Conoco Phillips.

The couple plan a Dec. 17 wedding at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Scarffe

Molly Wendorff and Brendan Scarffe

Molly Wendorff and Brendan Scarffe, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Elizabeth Wendorff, Shawnee. She is a graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and Kansas University.

The future groom is the son of John and Jane Scarffe, Lawrence. He is a Lawrence High School graduate. He is employed in management at Ragland Specialty Printing.

The couple plan a June 11 wedding in Shawnee.

Engagement

Mathews

John Mathews and Jeanne Dunham

Jeanne Dunham, Lawrence, and John Mathews, Shawnee, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paul Dunham, Upton, Maine, and Sherry Dunham, Exeter, N.H. She graduated from Calvary Christian Academy. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Hyles-Anderson College. She is a child-care provider.

The future groom is the son of Steve and Lois Mathews, Overland Park, and the late Kathy Mathews. He graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Kansas University. He is a banker at Bank of Blue Valley.

The couple plan a July 9 wedding at Calvary Baptist Church in Turner, Maine.

Engagement

Claussen

Chris Claussen and Angie Johnson

Angie Johnson and Chris Claussen, both of Olathe, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mike and Ranell Johnson, Auburn, Neb. She is a 1994 graduate of Norfolk Senior High School in Norfolk, Neb. She earned a bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master's degree in counseling psychology at Kansas University. She is employed by Kansas University's Edwards Campus as the director of recruitment.

The future groom is the son of Cathy Claussen, Oberlin, and the late Chuck Claussen. He is a 1995 graduate of Decatur Community High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Baker University, and a master's degree in education from KU. He is employed as the regional director of enrollment services for Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.

The couple plan a May 6 wedding at Rockbrook United Methodist Church in Omaha, Neb.