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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Krause and Area

Ernie and Penny Bahret, Lecompton; Debra Mapes, Havensville; Keith and Tammy Krause, Lebo; and Rich and Diane Minear, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their children, Sarah Lynn Area, Havensville, and Adam Lane Krause, Lebo.
The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Onaga High School, a 2004 graduate of Cowley County Community College and a 2006 graduate of Emporia State University.
The future groom is a 2004 graduate of Lebo High School and a 2005 graduate of Flint Hills Technical College. He is employed by Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Central in Emporia.
The couple plan a Sept. 8, 2007, wedding at Lebo Baptist Church.

Engagement

Templet and Sharpe

Jennifer Sharpe and Marcel Templet, both of Denver, announce their engagement, along with their parents.
The future bride is the daughter of Randy and Rita Sharpe, Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Phillip Templet, Richardson, Texas, and Laura Templet, Fort Collins, Colo.
Jennifer is a 1999 graduate of Free State High School and is studying communication design at the Metropolitan State College of Denver. Marcel graduated from Jesuit High School in New Orleans in 1995 and attended Texas A&M University. He is employed at the Capital Grill.
The couple plan a June 9, 2007, wedding in Denver.

Wedding

Salb

Heather L. Epperly and Franklin W. Salb Jr. were married Sept. 23, 2006, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Michael Mulvany officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Jim and Wanda Epperly, Lawson, Mo. The groom is the son of Frank and Sally Salb, Lawrence.
The matron of honor was Emily Haines. The best man was Justin Salb. Bridesmaids were Renate Rea, Alisa Fiser and Erica Orf-Ostroski. Groomsmen were Chad Rea, Kurtis Wenger and Aaron Epperly.
The candlelighter was Ashley Bethell. Lectors were Carolyn Bethell and Reba Bennett. Cantor was Michelle Weaver. Ring bearer was Hunter Rea. Flower girls were Georgia Rea and Savannah Bethell. Ushers were Greg Dressman, Chad Rine and Lance Bethell.
A reception was given at Alvamar Golf and Country Club.
The bride graduated from Lawson High School and Northwest Missouri State University. She is employed as a Realtor at Coldwell Banker McGrew Real Estate and owns Twilight Studios, a photography business.
The groom graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas State University. He is employed as a financial analyst at American Century Investments.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Medlen

Amber Shomaker and Chris Medlen were married Sept. 3, 2006, at South Park in Lawrence, with Claude Patterson officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Connie Shomaker, Leavenworth. The groom is the son of Mike and Cheryl Medlen, Lawrence.
The maid of honor was Candice Oliver. The best man was Sevy Woods. Bridesmaids were Jenny Woods, Ana Shomaker and Fantt Shomaker. Groomsmen were John Williams, Fernando Rodriguez and Adrian Garcia.
The ring bearer was Daylen Medlen. Flower girls were Alexis Shomaker, Kerstin Anderson and Briana Shomaker.
A reception was given at the Eagles Lodge.
The bride graduated from Leavenworth High School, and the groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Engagement

Marx and Gilliland

Lisa Gilliland and Eric Marx, both of Eudora, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Ron and Debbie O'Connor, Baldwin City, and Mike and Patty Gilliland, Osage City. The future groom is the son of Kelly and Lalith Lokanadi, Lawrence, and Robert Marx, Leavenworth.
Lisa graduated from Baldwin High School and Kansas University. She is employed by DCCCA in Lawrence. Eric also graduated from Baldwin High. He is employed by the Lawrence school district.
The couple plan a May 26, 2007, wedding at Baker University's Osborne Chapel.

Engagement

Nicholson and Stimac

Michael and Danna Stimac, Grain Valley, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kymber Leigh Stimac, Eudora, to Christopher Lee Nicholson, Eudora, son of Harvey Nicholson, Topeka, and Gaye Nicholson, Lawrence.
The future bride graduated from Fort Collins High School in Fort Collins, Colo. She is employed by Pearson Government Solutions in Lawrence. The future groom graduated from Lawrence High School and is employed as a sports field manager by the city of Olathe.
The couple plan a March 17, 2007, wedding at Danforth Chapel on the Kansas University campus.

Wedding

Huslig

Meghan Rahmeier and Tyler Huslig were married July 1, 2006, at the Hawthorne House in Parkville, Mo., with Dr. Roger Coleman officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Bob and DeAnn Rahmeier, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Keith and Jeanne Huslig, Kinsley.
The matron of honor was Kelly Ballard. The best man was Justin Huslig. Bridesmaids were Diana Calkins, Ashley Horstman, Gentri Huslig, Kaela Severa and Kendyll Severa. Groomsmen were Jeff Carlson, Nick Bettega, Adam Hobbs, Nate Rahmeier and Eric Casias.
Flower girls were Kyleigh Severa and Avery Woods. The ring bearer was Porter Dannevik. Ushers were Casey Rahmeier, Jacob Rahmeier, Caleb Rahmeier and Kieran Severa. The reader was Anne Lampe-Rahmeier. The soloist was Ingrid Gerdes.
A reception followed at the Hawthorne House.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School and received a Bachelor of Science in education in 2005 from Kansas University. She is employed as a kindergarten teacher in Plano, Texas.
The groom is a 1998 graduate of Kinsley High School and received a Bachelor of Science in education in 2003 from KU. He is employed by Capital One.
The couple reside in Dallas.

Anniversary

Bond

Bond
Ed and Judy Bond, Lawrence, will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary with a weeklong trip to Tucson, Ariz.
Ed Bond and Judy Bookwalter were married Jan. 27, 1962, in Miami, Okla.
Ed is a retired electrician and has been a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 226 for 43 years. Judy is a homemaker and was involved in the Lawrence Quilters Guild for many years. She also was active in little league baseball and Cub Scout activities.
Their children are Scott Bond and wife Lisa, Perry; and Brett Bond and wife Edith, Baldwin City.
They have six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Engagement

Newton and Rice

Rice-Newton
Dean and Brenda Rice, Horton, and Ron and Janis Newton, Linwood, announce the engagement of their children, Shauna R. Rice and Michael W. Newton, both of Shawnee.
The future bride graduated from Horton High School and Pittsburg State University. She is employed by Kornitzer Capital Management. The future groom graduated from Basehor-Linwood High School and Pittsburg State. He is employed by Molle Automotive Group.
The couple plan a May 5, 2007, wedding in Lenexa.