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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Doeren

Michael and Sharon Kaminski, Fairfax, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacie Kaminski, Eudora, to David Doeren, Lawrence, son of Stephen Doeren, Lawrence, and Sara Heydari, Clifton, Va.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Lake Braddock Secondary School, Fairfax, Va., and a 2004 graduate of George Mason University. She is leasing manager at Aberdeen Apartments in Lawrence.

The future groom is a graduate of Topeka West High School and a 2005 graduate of Kansas University. He is disability claims case manager for Liberty Mutual.

The couple plan a June 24, 2006, wedding in Fairfax, Va.

Wedding

Feito

Allegra and Roberto Feito


Allegra DeSalvo and Roberto Feito were married June 11, 2005, at St. Michael's Academy in Austin, Texas, with Monsignor Edward Jordan officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Frank DeSalvo, Lawrence, and the late Joyce DeSalvo. The groom is the son of Jose Feito and Alicia Feito, both of St. Louis.

Maid of honor was Bria DeSalvo. Best man was Jose Feito. Bridesmaids were Kathryn Harker, Stacey Stoller and Molly Wilder. Groomsmen were Kevin Crump, Ed Daly and Tom McCarthy.

Honor attendants were Brianne Cook, Megan Englebrake, Shea Furlong, Lauren Johnson, Lindsey Lang and Amanda Weinberg. Ushers were Aaron McConnell and Colby Post. Flower girls were Madison Daly and Olivia Feito. Ring bearer was Maxwell Feito. Scripture readers were Alicia Feito and Dulce Feito-Daly.

A reception was given at the Barton Creek Resort in Austin, Texas.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a degree in business administration in 2000 from Kansas University. She is a senior associate for Korn /Ferry International in Dallas.

The groom is a 1995 graduate of DeSmet Jesuit High School in St. Louis. He is a 2000 graduate of KU with a degree in business administration. He is president of ParentFinancial Services Inc. in Dallas.

The couple reside in Dallas.

Wedding

Cline

Melissa and Jacob Cline


Melissa Ann Cornwell and Jacob Bennett Cline were married May 14, 2005, at United Methodist Church in St. John.

The bride is the daughter of Joe and Lisa Cornwell, St. John. The groom is the son of Bill and Joan Cline, Garfield. Grandparents of the couple are Stan and Margaret Ann Harris, Lawrence; June Cornwell, St. John; Howard and Jane Cline, Larned; and Ron and Vivian Nelson, Garfield.

Maids of honor were Cami Jo Cornwell and Laura Wells. Bridesmaids were Marci Cornwell, Megan Hart and Emma Meador. Flower girl was Olivia Falk.

Best men were Jaeson Cline and Tony Gatterman. Groomsmen were Brett Bailey, Jason Mead and Anthony Sell. Candle lighter was Austin Ward. Ring bearer was Garrett Mead. DJ Mead carried the memorial flowers.

Ushers were Brent Bennett, Ty Cornwell, Preston Hoobler, Levi Mitzner and Matt Prior. Scripture readers were Kyle Ellis, Marcie Madsen and Tabra Ward. Ashley Jones and Jennifer Mead were vocalists.

The couple took a honeymoon trip to Lake Tahoe.

The bride is a graduate of St. John High School and Baker University. She attends Kansas University, where she is pursuing a master's degree in special education.

The groom graduated from Larned High School and attended Fort Hays State University. He is completing his degree at KU.

The couple reside in Eudora.

Wedding

Koch

Kay and Jeff Koch


Kay Cerny and Jeff Koch were married June 25, 2005, at Plymouth Congregational Church with the Rev. Peter Luckey officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Marilyn and Darrel Miller, Scott City, and Douglas and Patricia Walcher, Andover. The groom is the son of Ernest and Karen Koch, McLouth.

Hunter Koch, Colton Koch and Drew Cerny were best men. Summer Cerny was maid of honor and flower girl.

The bride is employed by Plymouth Congregational Church as membership associate. The groom is the production manager for Horizon Systems Inc.

The couple reside in McLouth.

Engagement

Peterson

John Peterson and Katie McNulty


Tom and Judy McNulty, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie McNulty, Dallas, to John Peterson, Dallas, son of Jerald and Iris Peterson, Rose Hill.

The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Eudora High School and a 2003 graduate of Kansas State University.

The future groom is a 1997 graduate of Rose Hill High School and a 2001 graduate of Fort Hays State University. He is an independent investment educator with Gallagher Financial Group in Dallas.

The couple plan a Nov. 12, 2005, wedding at Faith Lutheran Church in Topeka.

Engagement

Finney

Michele Hanny and Mark Finney


Marilyn and Gordon Hanny, Afton, Okla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Michele Lynn Hanny, to Mark Jeffrey Finney, son of Shelley Finney, Fargo, N.D., and Jeff Finney, Perley, Minn.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Baldwin High School and is employed as a marketing assistant at Ashtead Technology in Houston.

The future groom is a graduate of North Dakota State University and is a project manager for Burr Computer Environments in Houston.

The couple plan an Oct. 22 wedding at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Baldwin.

Engagement

Loftiss

John Loftiss Jr. and Teresa Stussie


Gary and Laney Stussie, Lawrence, and Denise and John Loftiss Sr., Kansas City, Kan., announce the engagement of their children, Teresa Michelle Stussie and John H. Loftiss Jr., both of Linwood.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Ocean Springs High School, Ocean Springs, Miss. She works for a medical billing center.

The future groom is a graduate of Washington High School, Kansas City, Kan. He is assistant manager of a convenience store.

The couple plan an Oct. 1 wedding in Linwood.

Wedding

Dillon

Kathy Zak Dillon and Larry Dillon

Zak-Dillon

Kathy Zak, Leawood, and Larry Dillon, Lawrence, were married July 9, 2005, at St. Peters Catholic Church in Kansas City, Mo., with the Rev. Al Rockers officiating.

The groom is the son of Velma and Connie Skinner, Lawrence.

Amy Zak Aldaco, daughter of the bride, was matron of honor. Jeff Dillon, the groom's son, was best man. The groom's daughter, Jennifer Mohl, was bridesmaid. The bride's escort was her son, Michael Zak.

A reception was given at the Indian Hills Country Club in Prairie Village.

The bride is a graduate of West Technical High School, Cleveland. She attended Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. The groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Kansas University. He is an airline pilot for Delta Airlines.

The couple reside in Leawood.

Wedding

Haas

Emily and Ty Haas


Emily R. Luce, Paola, and Ty C. Haas, Wellsville, were married July 2, 2005, at First Baptist Church in Ottawa with the Rev. Richard Dunn officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Paul and Robyn Luce, Wellsville. The groom is the son of Judith Haas, Wellsville, and the late Merle Haas.

Maid of honor was Elise Luce. Best man was Luke Lang. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Rich and Jessica Tiong. Groomsmen were Brett Haas and Shane Haas.

Flower girls were Lindsay Hudnall and Montana Haas. Ring bearer was Braden Hudnall. Candle lighters were Amber Otto and Amber Diehm. Ushers were Ethan Luce, Justin Diehm, Gabe Begaye and Ben Stephenson.

A cake and punch reception was given in the fellowship hall of the church. A private dance and buffet was given in Paola.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Paola High School. She is a junior at Kansas University. She is a receptionist at Marston Hearing Center. The groom is a 1997 graduate of Wellsville High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in math education in 2002 from Kansas University. He is a junior high math teacher in Liberty Public School District.

The couple reside in Lawrence.