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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Richard and Peterson

Phil and Jamie Peterson, Burdick, announce the engagement of their daughter, Adriane Peterson, to John Richard, both of Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Paul and Marlene Richard, Lawrence.
Adriane graduated from Centre High School in Lost Springs. She is attending Kansas City Kansas Community College.
John attended Tonganoxie High School and received a music technology degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He owns Colorsmith Painting.
The couple plan a Dec. 8, 2007, wedding at Liberty Hall in Lawrence.

Wedding

Holloman

Gina Miner and Brandon Holloman were married Oct. 13, 2007, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with Edwardo Flores officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Cory Miner, Naperville, Ill. The groom is the son of Kenneth Holloman, Grantville, and Karen Day, Rogers, Minn.
Maid of honor was Adrienne Miner. Best man was Brandon Gilstrap. Bridesmaid was Carmen Bajorski, and groomsman was Richard Bull.
A reception was given at the Shangri La Caribe Beach Resort.
Gina is employed as a registered nurse in the emergency department at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Brandon is a lieutenant for Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Engagement

Warner and Kemerling

Rebecca Snyder, Lawrence, announces the engagement of her daughter, Staci L. Kemerling, to Dan Warner, both of Oskaloosa.
The future bride also is the daughter of the late C.R. "Rick" Snyder. The future groom is the son of Vera Warner, West Point, Neb., and the late Myron Warner.
Staci graduated from Lawrence High School and attended Kansas University. She is employed as an administrative assistant in the city of Lawrence's Legal Services Department.
Dan graduated from West Point High School and received a Bachelor of Arts and a master's degree in community and regional planning, both from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is employed as a long-range planner in the city of Lawrence-Douglas County's Planning and Development Services Department.
The couple plan a sunrise beach ceremony May 29, 2008, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Wedding

Nagy

Melissa Lacey and Joe Nagy were married July 7, 2007, in the Doo Wop Diner at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. An Elvis Presley impersonator officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Cindy Burnette, Arkansas City, and Rick Lacey, Udall. The groom is the son of Debra Williams, Lawton, Okla., and George Nagy, Columbus, Ohio.
A reception was given Aug. 25 at The Anchor in Wichita.
Melissa is a public relations coordinator for Via Christi Wichita Health Network. Joe is manager of Walgreens in Newton. They both are graduates of Arkansas City High School and Kansas University. Melissa received a master's degree from Wichita State University and lived in Lawrence for almost 10 years.
The couple reside in Wichita.

Wedding

Sponholtz

Lynda Banzi and Todd Sponholtz were married Sept. 15, 2007, in Cambridge, Mass., with the Rev. Keith Anderson officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Fred Banzi, Andover, Mass., and the late Jean Banzi. The groom is the son of Lloyd and Charlotte Sponholtz, Law-rence.
Maid of honor was Susan Loucks. Bridesmaids were Miranda Lutyens, Sally Twickler and Cheron Constance. The groom's attendants were Jen Jacob, Scott Sponholtz and Emily Winerock. Flower girl was Fanni Ann Deiterich.
A reception was given at the Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary in Belmont, Mass.
Lynda graduated from Andover High School and the University of New Hampshire. She received a graduate degree from Tufts University and is employed at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Todd graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas University. He received a graduate degree from Harvard University and is employed at Massachusetts General Hospital.
The couple reside in Somerville, Mass.