Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Todd

Alexandra and Jason Todd

Alexandra Graham and Jason Todd were married Sept. 9, 2005, in Danforth Chapel on Kansas University's campus with the Rev. Charles Smith officiating.

The bride is the daughter of John Graham, Topeka, and Gayle Johnson, Lawrence. The groom is the son of John and Pam Todd, Quincy, Ill.

Maid of honor was Randi Young. Best man was Jared Todd. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Todd, Karley Ast and Sandra Dexter. Groomsmen were Tyson Mendel and Brian Nyp.

Escort was John Graham. Ring bearer was Brogan Heinen. Flower girl was Briana Heinen. Justin Rochelle and Shawn Graham were ushers. Laura Palmer was organist.

A reception was given at the Lawrence Holidome.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School. She graduated from Kansas University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education in May 2005. She is employed as assistant manager of Chico's.

The groom is a 1994 graduate of Quincy High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1998. He is a real estate agent with Realty Executives.

The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Hawley

Nora and David Hawley

Nora Nicole Nemchock and David Roblin Hawley were married July 2, 2005, in Lawrence with Judge Jack Murphy officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Gary and Pat Nemchock, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Diane and David Hawley Sr., Chagrin Falls, Ohio.

Maid of honor was Megan Brester. Best man was Robert Ziegler. Bridesmaids were Casey Sorrel and Monica Davison. Groomsmen were Bruce Kesl, Peter Bird, John Fox and Parish Sneegas.

A reception was given at Alvamar Country Club.

The bride is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Cleveland Institute of Art. She attends Kansas University.

The groom is a graduate of Cleveland Institute of Art. He is a Realtor at Lawrence Realty Associates.

The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Harbison

Christina and John Harbison

Christina Carnahan and John Harbison were married May 21, 2005, in Perkins Chapel in Dallas with the Rev. Todd Bell officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Robert and Carol Carnahan, Lawrence. The groom is the son of George and Carol Harbison, Hammond, Ind.

Maid of honor was Kerry Carnahan. Best men were Mike Domasica and Tony Tabion. Bridesmaids were Ruth Bochart, Tara Hall, Heather Harbison, Michelle Hankin and Michelle Ludwig. Groomsmen were Tim Bochart, Patrick Carnahan, Darin Coble and Ben Hankin.

Andrew Mayers was ring bearer. Mikaela Paniagua was flower girl. Jane Mayers and Jenny Sliwa were readers. Brian Mayers, Kevin Funk and Ryan Davis were ushers. Marsha French was wedding planner. Benjamin Kolodziek was organist and Frank Reed was trumpeter. Katherine Harker was the house party.

A reception was given at the Dallas World Aquarium.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a doctorate of pharmacy in 2002 from Purdue University. She is a staff pharmacist at Walgreens.

The groom is a 1997 graduate of Munster High School, Munster, Ind. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in building construction management in 2001 at Purdue University. He is a project superintendent with Archer Western Contractors.

The couple reside in Arlington, Texas.

Engagement

Sullivan

Patrick Sullivan and Dawn Barnard

Gerry and Linda Sullivan, McLouth, announce the engagement of their son, Patrick Sullivan, to Dawn Barnard, daughter of Harold and Patti Barnard, Alpena, Mich.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Alpena High School, Western Michigan University and Bronson Methodist Hospital School of Nursing. She is a registered nurse at Alpena Regional Medical Center.

The future groom is a McLouth High School graduate. He received a master's degree in education from Kansas University. He received a fellowship at Pennsylvania State University and is pursuing a doctorate in mathematics education.

The couple plan a New Year's Eve wedding at First Congregational Church of Christ in Alpena, Mich.

Engagement

King

Andy King and Lea Chediak

Dr. Elias and Gloria Chediak, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lea Chediak, Kansas City, Mo., to Andy King, Kansas City, Mo., son of Clark King, Overland Park, and Cathy Joy, Lee's Summit, Mo.

The bride-to-be is a 1993 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Kansas University in 1998. She is the director of marketing and sales development for Haake Companies in Overland Park.

The future groom is a 1992 graduate of Lee's Summit, Mo., High School. He attended Longview College. He is an independent sales distributor for McKee Foods Inc.

The couple plan a June 9, 2006, wedding at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson and Nicole Mueller

Gary and Denise Johnson, Eudora, announce the engagement of their son, Jeremiah Johnson, to Nicole Mueller, daughter of Chuck and Carolyn Mueller, Bellevue, Iowa.

The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Bellevue High School and a 2003 graduate of Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, with a degree in public relations. She is pursuing a master's degree in athletic administration. She is an assistant women's basketball coach at Loras College.

The future groom is a 1996 graduate of Pike Valley High School, Scandia, a 2000 graduate of Kansas University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education and a 2005 graduate of Loras College with a master's degree in athletic administration. He is employed as assistant football coach at Loras College.

The couple plan a July 7, 2006, wedding at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Dubuque, Iowa.

Anniversary

Vick

Elaine and Allen Vick

Allen and Elaine Vick, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday with family.

They were married Nov. 11, 1945, in Baldwin, where they have lived most of their married lives.

They owned a photography studio. Their children are Kevan and Gail Vick, Lawrence; Shari and Don Raybern, Lawrence; Ardith and Mike Meadows, Topeka; and the late Lynette Rasmussen. They have 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to: 4720 Brandon Woods Terrace, Room 408, Lawrence, KS 66047.

Anniversary

Hague


Randy and Nancy Hague, Lawrence, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

They were married Nov. 13, 1965, at the Baptist Church in Gardner. They have two children, Mark Hague and Sally Hague, both of Lawrence, and seven grandchildren.