Couples Announcements

Engagement Holcomb-Fonkert

Gregg and Cheryl Holcomb of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Maggie to Mike Fonkert, son of David Fonkert, Lawrence and Noreen Wittwer, Kansas City, MO. The bride is a 2009 Lawrence Free State graduate. She received a BS in Journalism from the University of ...

Golledge & Hocking Engagement

Caelan Golledge and Ashley Hocking are pleased to announce their engagement. Caelan proposed to Ashley in June while the couple was vacationing in Reykjavik, Iceland. Ashley is the daughter of Carmen and Michael Hocking. Caelan is the son of Nona and Chris Golledge. The couple graduated from ...

Finger – Phillips Engagement

Richard and Linda Finger of Lawrence, Kansas and Bob Phillips of Blue Springs, Missouri are happy to announce the engagement of their children, Kelsey Finger and Rob Phillips. Rob proposed to Kelsey last November. They will be married this November in a small ceremony with family and friends in ...

Kent – Leggins Wedding

Pace Leggins and Julia Kent were united in marriage on June 30, 2018 in Norton, Kansas. Pace is the son on Tom and Kris Leggins, Lawrence, and Julia is the daughter of Ron and Nancy Kent, Norton. The event was held at the Historic Heaton Building in downtown Norton. Julia's maid of honor was ...

Burns & Konzem Wedding

Sally Ann Konzem and Andrew (Andy) Richard Burns were married on July 14, 2018, at Arterra Event Gallery in Lawrence. Officiant for the ceremony was the Honorable Paula Martin. Attending the bride were her maid of honor, Kate Mather, and bridesmaids Allie (Hock) Chroust, Rebecca (Weinaug) ...

Hill – McKenna Engagement

Dr. John H. and Lee Hill of Lawrence, KS announce the engagement of their daughter Micaela Hill, to Chris McKenna, son of the late Jay McKenna and Carol McKenna of Overland Park, KS. The future groom graduated in 2005 from Kansas State University with a bachelors in Marketing. He is employed at ...

Bell 50th Anniversary

Loyce & Doris Bell will be celebrating 50 Years of God's blessing on their marriage. The couple was married on September 8, 1968 in Medon, TN. They moved to Lawrence in 1974, Loyce is a long time mechanic & retired from KP&L (Westar). Doris is retired from Hallmark ...

Mitchell and Ediger Wedding

Sarah Rose Mitchell and Jacob (Jake) Erick Ediger were married on September 8th at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. Judge Paula Martin of the Douglas County, Kansas District Court performed the ceremony. Laura Tully, the bride's sister, served as matron of honor, and Brandon Ediger, the ...

Wettengel Wedding

Juniper McCoy, daughter of Anna McCoy and Jerry Wettengel, Son of Martha and Teddy Wettengel were married on August 18, 2018. The ceremony was held at the acreage that Jerry and Juniper share in Douglas County and included all 5 of their children. Amber Brethouwer, Ordained Minister of the ...

James 60th Wedding Anniversary

In celebration of Larry and Mary (Speicher) James' 60th wedding anniversary on August 22, their children would like to honor them with a card shower. Cards of congratulations may be sent to: 3901 Peterson Rd. #G1, Lawrence, KS 66049. Larry and Mary are parents to Ronda and Jeff Riner, ...

Earl 50th Anniversary

Kent and Barbara Earl will celebrate their 50th wedding an­niversary on August 9th. Kent Earl and Bar­bara Monninger were married in the First Methodist Church in Iola, Kansas. Kent spent his professional career in the banking business in Kansas City, Mis­souri, Columbia, Mis­souri and ...

Stewart 75th Anniversary

John Thomas Stew­ art and Arletia May Torneden were mar­ried at midnight on July 27th, 1943 in a quiet ceremony in Oskaloosa, Kansas. Their 75 years togeth­er are filled with countless miles of long walks. John and Arletia's travels have taken them across the United States. Their home ...

Herod And Aiken Wedding

Rachelle (Rae) Pualilia Herod and David Michael Aiken were married on May 11, 2018, on the grounds of A Secret Garden in Independence, Missouri. Officiant for the ceremony was Erin Williams. Attending the bride were, her brother and man-of-honor, Jerrell Herod, and friends and bridesmaids, Lisa ...

Sloan and Angles Engagement

Ed and Polly Sloan of Lawrence, Ks an­nounce the engagement of their son Logan Sloan, to Jennifer Angles, daughter of Natch and Marybeth Angles of Overland Park, Ks. The future groom is a 2011 graduate of Free State High School, and a 2017 graduate of The University of Kan­sas with a ...

Orlando And Travis Wedding

We tied the knot! Chris Orlando and Meaghan Orlando are thrilled to announce their recent wedding on June 2, 2018. They were married in a private ceremony in the lovely backyard of Chris’s parents, Pat and Kevin Lorenz. As luck would have it, Mea­ghan’s parents, Ivy and Michael Travis, ...

Sanders 60th Anniversary

Alan and Diane Sanders celebrated their 60th wedding an­niversary on June 22, 2018. The couple met on a blind date in 1955, and were married three years later in Wichita, Kansas. They moved to Lawrence in 1965 when Alan filled the void of a full time clinical ana­tomical, and forensic ...

Rose 50th Anniversary

Teenage sweet­hearts Wendy (Jack­son) Rose and Robert (Bob) Rose are celeb­rating their first 50 years of marriage this month. Both Wendy and Bob are retired international school teachers who lived and worked in seven countries: Portugal, Philippines, Niger, Tunisia, Japan, Eng­land, and ...

Guggisberg 70th Anniversary

Carl and Doris will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family. Carl Guggisberg and Doris Roberts were mar­ried June 13th, 1948 at the Methodist Church in Burns, Kansas. Carl served on a Navy destroyer in WWII. He spent 30 years in the Naval Reserve, retiring in 1978. He worked in ...

Reese 60th Anniversary

John and Shirley Reese celebrated their 60th wedding an­niversary June 8, 2018. They have lived in Lawrence since 1968. John graduated from KU Medical School (1961) and practiced general surgery with Jones, Manahan & Reese. Shirley gradu­ated from St. Francis School of Nursing (Wichita, ...

Schumaker­ and Ellard Engagement

Jesse Schumaker and Ashley Ellard are pleased to announce their engagement. They are planning a June wedding in Kauai