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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Mortenson and Briggs

Kimberly Briggs and Linc Mortenson, both of Baldwin City, announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kenneth Briggs, Overland Park, and Rebecca Hilton, Kansas City, Kan. The future groom is the son of George and Clara Mortenson, Oak Harbor, Wash., and Oralee Jacobs, Hope.
Kimberly graduated from Turner High School in Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas University. She is employed at a dental office in Lawrence.
Linc graduated from Baldwin High School and is owner of LMK Construction Inc.
The couple plan an Aug. 4, 2007, wedding in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

Engagement

Grillot and Pendleton

John and Karen Pendleton, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Pendleton, Lawrence, to Thomas Grillot, Parsons, son of Timothy and Janette Grillot, Parsons.
The future bride graduated from Lawrence High School in 2003 and received a degree in elementary education from Kansas State University in 2007. She is employed by the De Soto school district and is a fourth-grade teacher at Prairie Ridge Elementary School in Shawnee.
The future groom graduated from Parsons High School in 2003. He received a degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University in 2007, and plans to pursue a degree in physical therapy. He is employed at Neu Physical Therapy Center.
The couple plan a Nov. 21, 2007, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Roggemann and Belot

Allen Belot and Lydia Belot, both of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Cameron Belot, to Kristoffer Peter Roggemann, both of Los Angeles. The future groom is the son of Peter and Barbara Roggemann, New Rochelle, N.Y.
The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School and received a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications with a minor in marketing from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
She is employed as senior marketing manager of public relations and social responsibility for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf shops, based in Los Angeles.
The future groom graduated from New Rochelle High School in 2000 and received a bachelor's degree in music business from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is employed as the manager of international synch licensing at Rhino Records, a subsidiary of Warner Music Group in Burbank, Calif.
The couple plan a June 7, 2008, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Bryan and Pool

Ashley Pool and Dane Bryan, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Joseph Rizzo and Deborah Pool, Eudora. She attended Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, N.J., and is employed by Reece & Nichols Premier Realty in Eudora. The future groom is employed by Chipotle in Lawrence.
The couple plan an Aug. 21, 2007, wedding in Lawrence.

Anniversary

Sutton

Michael and Melissa Sutton, Lawrence, are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary. The couple plan to take an extended trip this fall.
They were married Aug. 6, 1977, in Lawrence.
Michael is employed as an architectural engineer with Black & Veatch in Overland Park.
Melissa is a homemaker.

Wedding

Julius

Bridget Marie Trybom and Ryan "Juice" Julius were married June 9, 2007, at North Lawrence Christian Church, with Rod Hinkle officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Rita Trybom, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Terry and Linda Julius, Mulvane.
The maid of honor was Michelle Pitts. The best man was Terry Julius. Bridesmaids were Shalyn Oberle and Amy Allen. Groomsmen were Chris Shields and Trent Julius.
Flower girl was DeDe Julius. Ring bearer was Katie Trumble. Debra Trybom was a reader and candle lighter. Drew Trybom was a candle lighter and usher. Jerry Hout was an usher.
A reception was given at Steve's Place in Lawrence.
Bridget graduated from Baldwin High School in 2003 and attended Johnson County Community College. She is a 2005 graduate of the American Academy of Hair Design in Topeka. She is employed as a skin care specialist at a salon and day spa in Wichita.
Ryan graduated from Mulvane High School in 2002 and attended Cowley County Community College and Kansas University. He received a degree in 2007 from Wichita State University. He is employed in the purchasing department at a manufacturing plant in Wichita.
The couple reside in Wichita.

Wedding

Drews

Becky Tajchman and Mike Drews were married July 7, 2007, at the Great Overland Station in Topeka, with Judge Nancy Parrish officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Lloyd and Paula Tajchman, Topeka. The groom is the son of Gwen Drews, Topeka.
The matron of honor was Sarah Schultz Colombo. The best man was Cameron Kieffer. Bridesmaids were Miriam Drews and Kris Tajchman. Groomsmen were Jason Caudle and Wade Tajchman.
The ring bearer was Logan Tajchman. The personal attendant was Monica Gutierrez. Guest book attendants were Katherine Olson and Elizabeth Olson.
A reception was given at the Great Overland Station.
Becky is employed by the Community Children's Center in Lawrence. Mike is employed by Cumulus Broadcasting in Topeka.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Engagement

McGovern and Getz

George Kattner Sr. and Patricia Kattner, of Jim Thorpe, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Diane J. Getz, to Jeffrey C. McGovern, both of Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Dr. James L. McGovern Jr. and Jody Anderson, Lawrence.
Diane graduated from Lehighton Area High School in 1999 and received an Associate of Applied Science in human services from Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2005.
She is employed by the U.S. Department of Education.
Jeffrey graduated from Free State High School in 1998 and is pursuing a degree in computers at Johnson County Community College. He is employed by Vangent.
The couple plan an Oct. 25, 2008, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Chapman and Roberts

David and Nena Roberts, Gardner, announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Roberts, Lawrence, to Ryan Chapman, Lawrence, son of Dean and Becky Chapman, Lawrence.
The future bride graduated from Gardner-Edgerton High School and Kansas University. The future groom graduated from Lawrence High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
The couple plan an Aug. 18, 2007, wedding at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Peterson and Shufeldt

Kenneth Dick and Lori Bustos, Coffeyville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Shufeldt, to Eric Peterson, both of Pittsburg. The future groom is the son of the late Dale and Edie Peterson, formerly of Lawrence.
The future bride graduated from Field Kindley Memorial High School in 2002, and Pittsburg State University in 2006. She is employed as a manager at Chatters Restaurant and Bar.
The future groom graduated from Free State High School in 2002, and from Pittsburg State in 2007. He is pursuing a master's degree and is a graduate assistant for the Pittsburg State baseball team.
The couple plan an Oct. 13, 2007, wedding at Memorial Hall Auditorium in Pittsburg.

Engagement

Lisher and Connel

Melvin Jr. and Charlene Lisher, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their son, Chad Lisher, Lawrence, to Amanda Connel, Leavenworth, daughter of David and Lennie Connel, Leavenworth.
The future bride graduated from Leavenworth High School and attended Kansas University. She received an Associate of Science in radiologic technology in 2002 and a Bachelor of Health Science in medical imaging and a certificate in radiation therapy in 2003, all from Washburn University. She is pursuing a master's degree in adult and continuing education at Kansas State University.
She is employed as a radiation therapist with Kansas City Cancer Center in Overland Park.
The future groom graduated from Lawrence High School and attended Washburn University and Johnson County Community College. He is employed as a firefighter and emergency medical technician with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical.
The couple plan a Dec. 1, 2007, wedding at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Weaver and Doyle

Regan Doyle, Lawrence, and Aaron Weaver, Gravois Mills, Mo., announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Roxanne Miller, Lawrence, and Mike Doyle, Yuma, Ariz. The future groom is the son of Lea McGinnis, of Gravois Mills, and David Weaver, Casper, Wyo.
Regan graduated from Lawrence High School, Northland College in Ashland, Wis., and Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis. She will be employed as a chaplain at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
Aaron graduated from Morgan County R-II High School in Versailles, Mo., Washington University in St. Louis and William Woods University in Fulton, Mo. He is employed as a reporter at the Versailles Leader-Statesman in Versailles, Mo.
The couple plan a Sept. 22, 2007, wedding at Broken Arrow Park in Lawrence.

Engagement

Stolte and Becker

LeWayne and Patricia Becker, Olathe, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Leigh Becker, Kansas City, Mo., to Hadley Hammond Stolte, Lawrence, son of Charles and Barbara Stolte, Mexico, Mo.
The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Olathe South High School. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design from Kansas State University in 2005. She is employed as a graphic designer for Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, Mo.
The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Mexico High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts in architecture with a minor in regional and community planning from K-State in 2005. He is employed by GLPM Architects in Lawrence.
The couple plan a summer 2008 wedding.

Engagement

Lister and Burns

Larry and DJ Burns, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy L. Burns, Baldwin City, to Ryan K. Lister, Baldwin City, son of Vern and Carma Lister, Eudora.
The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. She attended Johnson County Community College and is employed as an office manager at Eudora Animal Hospital.
The future groom is a 1998 graduate of Eudora High School. He is a carpenter at Kansas University.
The couple plan a Sept. 15, 2007, wedding at the VFW Park in Tonganoxie.

Engagement

Bost and Blair

Doug and Janice Blair, and Jim and Linda Bost announce the engagement of their children, Megan Blair and Paul Bost, all of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Northern Iowa in 2002, and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Washburn University in 2007. She is employed by Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
The groom is a 1996 graduate of Lawrence High School. He attended Kansas State University and is employed as journeyman plumber with Jim Bost Plumbing.
The couple plan a Sept. 28, 2007, wedding at South Park in Lawrence.

Engagement

Malloy and Krider

Dr. Charles and Laurel Krider, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Leigh Krider, to Richard Malloy, both of Austin, Texas. The future groom is the son of Arthur Malloy, Audubon, Iowa.
The future bride is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Kansas University. The future groom is a graduate of Audubon High School and Iowa State University.
The couple both work at Dell Inc.
They are planning a Nov. 10, 2007, wedding near their home in Austin.