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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Hill and Demetre

Daniel Hill and Darcy Demetre

Kevin Roberts and Marcia Yates Roberts, Linwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Darcy Marie Demetre, to Daniel Alan Hill, both of Lawrence.
The future bride also is the daughter of the late Steven Demetre. The future groom is the son of Todd Hill and Surah Richmond Hill, St. Joseph, Mo.
Darcy received a degree in business administration from Kansas University in 2003 and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration and law degree at Washburn University.
Daniel received a degree in political science from Kansas State University in 2004. He is pursuing a law degree at Washburn University.
The couple plan a Dec. 31, 2007, wedding at Loose Mansion in Kansas City, Mo.

Engagement

Dawson and Trotter

Dawn Trotter and Chris Dawson

Dennis and Linda Trotter, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dawn Leann Trotter, Law-rence, to Christopher Powell Dawson, Lecompton, son of Rockleigh and Polly Dawson, Houston.
Dawn graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas University, where she was a member of the Crimson Girls dance team. She is employed by Forest Pharmaceuticals.
Chris graduated from the University of Oklahoma, where he played football. He is employed by the KU athletics department.
The couple plan a January 2008 wedding in the Cayman Islands.

Engagement

Dunlap and Edman

Eric Dunlap and Kelli Edman

Von and Beverly Edman, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Edman, to Eric Dunlap, both of Queen Creek, Ariz.
The future groom is the son of Thomas Dunlap, Portsmouth, R.I., and Jane Dunlap, Lee's Summit, Mo.
Kelli graduated from Free State High School in 2001 and attended Kansas University.
Eric graduated from Lee's Summit High School in 2000 and Kansas University in 2005. He owns and operates a real estate investment firm, where Kelli also works.
The couple plan a Nov. 10, 2007, wedding at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Gaus and Lowrance-Floyd

Emily Lowrance-Floyd and Matthew Gaus

Emily Lowrance-Floyd and Matthew Gaus, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Martin Floyd and Becky Lowrance, and the future groom is the son of Phil and Gail Gaus, all of Lawrence.
Emily graduated from Lawrence High School in 1998. She received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Carleton College in 2002 and a Master of Arts in history from Kansas University in 2006. She is pursuing a doctorate in history at KU.
Matthew graduated from LHS in 1997 and received a Bachelor of Arts in English from KU in 2001. He also received a juris doctorate from KU in 2006. He is an attorney at Thompson Ramsdell & Qualseth P.A. in Lawrence.
The couple plan a Jan. 19, 2008, wedding at Liberty Hall in Lawrence.

Wedding

Turrentine

Susan and Michael Turrentine

Oxandale-Turrentine
Susan Oxandale and Michael Turrentine were married Oct. 6, 2007, at Plymouth Congregational Church, in Lawrence, with the Rev. Peter Luckey officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Molly Mulloy, Lawrence, and the late Richard Oxandale. The groom is the son of James and Carol Turrentine, Lawrence.
The maid of honor was Catherine St. John. Best man was John Hortenstine. Bridesmaids were Annette Evans, Gwynne Evans and Remon Ginsburg.
Groomsmen were Clayton Turrentine, Ed Turrentine and David Oxandale. Steven Mah walked the bride down the aisle.
A reception followed at the church.
The couple graduated from Lawrence High School in 1994.
Susan graduated from Johnson County Community College in 2001 and Fort Hays State University in 2003. She is employed as a supervisor at Sprint.
Michael graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 2000. He is employed as a mechanical engineer at Fort Bliss in Texas.
The couple reside in El Paso, Texas.

Wedding

Campbell

Kim and Fred Campbell

Kim Bedford and Fred Campbell were married Aug. 4, 2007, at First United Methodist Church in Carroll, Iowa, with Ken Ferguson officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Harold and Carol Meiners, Dedham, Iowa. The groom is the son of David and Marjorie Campbell, Weatherby, Mo.
Maid of honor was Samantha Bedford. Best man was Mike Schaefer. Bridesmaids were Deb Hunke, Tami Larson, Jen Razee and Susan Seilnacht. Groomsmen were Eric Rasys, Jeff Thornton, Brian Larson, Bill Seilnacht and Ryan Bedford.
A reception was given at the American Legion Hall in Carroll.
Kim graduated from Kuemper High School and received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Iowa. She is employed as a registered nurse in the home health department at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.
Fred graduated from Union Star High School in Union Star, Mo.,and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is employed as the engineering manager at VeraSun Energy in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He also lived and worked in Lawrence from 2000 to 2007.
The couple reside in Carroll.

Wedding

Cromwell and Keller-Cromwell

Brandon Cromwell and Alicia Keller-Cromwell

Alicia Keller and Brandon Cromwell were married Sept. 1, 2007, in Overland Park, with Chris Winn officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Russell Keller, Lenexa, and Betty Popa, Fairfax Station, Va. The groom is the son of Jerry and Joyce Cromwell, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Nancy Lapointe. Best man was Matthew Popa.
Flower girls were Colbi and Shelbi Smith-Cromwell. Ring bearer was Jacob Lankford. Usher was Michael Lankford Jr.
A reception was given at the Holiday Inn in Overland Park.
Alicia graduated from Lake Braddock High School in Burke, Va., and attended Kansas University and Southwest Virginia Community College. She graduated from Med Tech in Alexandria, Va., and is employed as a certified medical assistant for HCA in Overland Park.
Brandon graduated from Lawrence High School and is employed as a detailer for Excelerate Automotive Solutions.
The couple reside in Overland Park.

Engagement

Schrant

Daniel Schrant and Vicki Bentley

Terry and Mary Bentley, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Vicki Bentley, Lawrence, to Daniel Schrant, Lenexa, son of Larry and Teresa Schrant, Hays.
Vicki is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High School and is pursuing Bachelor of Arts degrees in secondary education and mathematics at Benedictine College.
Daniel is a 2002 graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian in Hays and received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Kansas University in 2007. He is employed as an engineer at McAfee Henderson Solutions in Lenexa.
The couple plan a May 2008 wedding in Hays.

Engagement

Temple and Bird

Brett Temple and Amber Bird

Troy and Angie Bird announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Marie Bird, to Brett Wayne Temple, all of Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of George Temple, Grandbury, Texas, and Debra Temple, Lawrence.
Amber is a 2003 graduate of Lawrence High School and is pursuing an education degree at the University of Texas in Arlington.
Brett is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School and is pursuing a degree in exercise science at the University of Texas in Arlington.
The couple plan a June 14, 2008, in Lawrence.