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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Burkhart

Catherine Stella and Greg Huebner

Anderson-Burkhart

Jerry and Linda Anderson, Topeka, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Kristine Anderson, to Robert

Sean Burkhart, son of Scott and Bernadette Burkhart, Lawrence.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Phyllis Anderson, Topeka. She graduated from Topeka West High
School in 2000. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and finance in 2005 from Washburn University. She is employed by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka as an accounting analyst.

The future groom is the grandson of Mary Paterson, San Diego, and Felix and Evelyn Burkhart, Lawrence. He is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School and attended Kansas University. He is employed by Bud Jennings Carpet and Floor Coverings of Lawrence as a hard surface installer.

The couple plan a June 3, 2006, wedding at First Lutheran Church in Topeka.

Engagement

Mische

Chad Mische and Amanda Griffith

Griffith-Mische
Lucas and Clayton Griffith announce the engagement of their mother, Amanda Griffith, Lawrence, to Chad Mische, Lawrence.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of J. Alan Winter and Rita Winter, both of Eudora. She graduated from Great Bend High School in 1994 and from Fort Hays State University. She works in customer service.

The future groom is the son of Richard Mische and Joyce Black, both of Yates Center. He is a 1992 graduate of Pomona High School. He has served in the U.S. Army for eight years. He is U.S. Army E4 corporal for aircraft structural repair.

The couple plan a May 20, 2006, wedding in Linwood.

Engagement

Dahlquist and Wright

Eric Dahlquist and Alissa Wright

Wright-Dahlquist
Raymond and Jeanne Wright, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alissa A. Wright, to Eric K.
Dahlquist Jr., son of Eric and Cathy Dahlquist, Liberal.

The bride-to-be is a Eudora High School graduate. She works at Amarr Garage Doors.

The future groom is a Liberal High School graduate. He works at Amarr Garage Doors.

The couple plan a Sept. 16, 2006, wedding at Knights of Columbus in Lawrence.

Anniversary

Rodecap

John and Charlotte Rodecap

Rodecap
John and Charlotte Rodecap, Perry, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 at the Perry American Legion. Hosts will be their children.

The couple were married May 18, 1956.

Engagement

Burkhart

Jill Anderson and Robert Burkhart

Anderson-Burkhart

Jerry and Linda Anderson, Topeka, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Kristine Anderson, to Robert Sean Burkhart, son of Scott and Bernadette Burkhart, Lawrence.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Phyllis Anderson, Topeka. She graduated from Topeka West High School in 2000. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and finance in 2005 from Washburn University. She is employed by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka as an accounting analyst.

The future groom is the grandson of Mary Paterson, San Diego, and Felix and Evelyn Burkhart, Lawrence. He is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School and attended Kansas University. He is employed by Bud Jennings Carpet and Floor Coverings of Lawrence as a hard surface installer.

The couple plan a June 3, 2006, wedding at First Lutheran Church in Topeka.

Engagement

Elliott

Alisha Noll and Roger Elliott

Noll-Elliott

Alisha Noll and Roger Elliott, both of Kansas City, Mo., announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Greg and Mary Ann Noll, Winchester. She is a 1996 graduate of Jefferson County North High School in Winchester. She is a 2001 graduate of Kansas University. She is a real estate agent
for Duggan Realty Group in Shawnee.

The future groom is the son of Roger Elliott, Richmond, Mo., and Ewelleen Elliott, Richmond, Mo. He is a 1986 graduate of Richmond High School in Richmond, Mo. He attended Central Missouri State University. He is a salesman at Thoroughbred Ford in Kansas City, Mo.

The couple plan a June 10, 2006, wedding in Kansas City, Mo.

Engagement

Beisner

Keith Beisner and Kimberly Kissing

Kissing-Beisner

Keith Beisner, Lawrence, and Kimberly Kissing, St. Louis, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Patricia Kissing, St. Louis. She is a 2002 graduate of Visitation
Academy in St. Louis. She will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental geology from Kansas University this month. She is pursuing a master's degree in hydrogeology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

The future groom is the son of Kent and Diana Beisner, Lawrence. He is a 2002 graduate of Lawrence High School. He will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from KU this month. He will pursue a master's degree in igneous petrology and tectonics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

The couple plan a June 24, 2006, wedding at the Old Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis.

Engagement

Revell

Abbey Vieux and Bryon Revell

Vieux-Revell

Abbey Vieux and Bryon Revell, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Warren and Sandy Vieux, Hesston. She graduated from Cimarron High School in 1999, Garden City Community College in 2001 and Emporia State University in 2003. She is a special education teacher for Lawrence public schools. Abbey is working on a master's degree in autism at Kansas University.

The future groom is the son of Barry Baxa and Rita Revell, Cuba, Kan. He graduated from Hillcrest High School in Cuba in 1997, Garden City Community College in 1999, Central Missouri State University in 2001 and Kansas Law Enforcement Training in 2005. He is a sheriff's deputy for the Douglas County Sheriff's Department.

The couple plan an Aug. 4, 2006, wedding.

Engagement

Blevins and Catherine

Emily Transue and Robert Blevins

Transue-Blevins
Pat Transue and Jim Transue, both of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Catherine Transue, Lawrence, to Robert Jeffrey Blevins, Lawrence, son of Bill and Lori Blevins, Lawrence.

The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School and American Academy of Massage Therapy and Cosmetology in Topeka. She works at Color Studio and Spa in Lawrence.

The future groom is a 2002 graduate of Free State High School. He received an associate's degree from Johnson County Community College in administration of justice in 2005. Robert works for Douglas County Youth Services.

The couple plan a June 17, 2006, wedding at the First Baptist Church of Lawrence.

Engagement

Brummell

Jamie Brummell and Samantha Sturdevant

Sturdevant-Brummell
Richard and Darla Sturdevant, Lawrence, and Olene and Gary Tilley, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Sturdevant, Lawrence, to Jamie Brummell, Lawrence, son of Alan and Jan Brummell, Lawrence.

The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a bachelor's degree from Kansas State University in 2002. She is pursuing a master's degree at Washburn University and is employed at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.

The future groom is a 1995 graduate of Lawrence High School. He received bachelor's degrees from Kansas State University and Washburn University. He is a registered nurse and works in the Emergency Department at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

The couple plan a September 2007 wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Sanders and Diedel

Larry Sanders and Denise Diedel

Diedel-Sanders
Raymond and Barbara Diedel, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Denise Diedel, Lawrence, to Larry Sanders, Lawrence, son of Larry and Diana Sanders, Ballwin, Mo.

The bride-to-be is a 1992 graduate of Lawrence High School. She is a nanny in Lawrence.

The future groom is a graduate of Marquette High School in Chesterfield, Mo. He received a bachelor's degree in 2000 and a master's degree in 2003 from Kansas University. He is a software engineer in Shawnee.

The couple plan a Nov. 4, 2006, wedding at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence.

Wedding

Adams

Daniel Adams and Madinah Hazim-Adams

Hazim-Adams
Madinah Hazim and Daniel Adams were married April 22, 2006, in Lawrence with Omar Hazim officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Omar and Aliya Hazim, Topeka. The groom is the son of Dr. Larry and Donna Adams, Monument, Colo.
Matrons of honor were Nadira Patrick and Latifa Rogers. Best man was Ben Adams. A reception was given at the Lawrence Arts Center.
The bride is a Topeka West High School graduate. She received bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Kansas University. She is public information officer at the Kansas Lottery.
The groom is a graduate of Newton High School. He received a bachelor's degree from KU. He is a member of the musical group Son Venezuela.
The couple reside in Topeka.

Wedding

Patterson

Stuart and Sara Patterson

Summers-Patterson
Sara Courtney Summers and Stuart Sean Patterson were married April 1, 2006, in Lawrence with the Rev. Darrel Proffitt officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Kathy Summers, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Max Patterson, Iola, and Carol Crain, Fort Scott.

A reception was given at the Victorian Veranda Inn.

The bride is a graduate of Kansas University and Kansas State University. The groom is a graduate of KU and Pittsburg State University.

The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Bricke

Jessica Perez Bricke and Ian Bricke

Perez-Bricke

Jessica Perez and Ian Bricke were married March 25, 2006, in W Hotel in New York City's Union Square with Graham Brownstein and Cindy Mathys officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Richard and Mary Louise Perez, Wayne, Pa. The groom is the son of Jack and Hodgie Bricke, Lawrence.

The bride is a graduate of Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pa., and Bates College, Lewiston, Maine. She is employed by CourtTV in New York City.

The groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa. He is employed by Sundance Film Channel in New York City.

The couple reside in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Engagement

Prichard

Jeremy Prichard and Keri Walthall

Walthall-Prichard
Keri Walthall and Jeremy Prichard, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ray Walthall, Katy, Texas, and Jeanne Ann Walthall, Odessa, Texas. She is a 1999 graduate of Permian High School in Odessa, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2003 from Baylor University and her Educational Specialist degree in school psychology in 2005 from Kansas University.

She is a school psychologist in Lawrence public schools.

The future groom is the son of Larry Prichard, Wichita, and Alesia Prichard, Lawrence. He graduated from Wichita South High School in 1998. He served in the Army for four years on active duty and is currently in the Army Reserves. He will complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in history at KU this month and will begin graduate studies in history this fall.

The couple plan a June 17, 2006, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Church in Lawrence.