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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Dunworth

Leanne Vesecky and Josh Dunworth were married Sept. 1, 2007, at The Meadows at Marshdale, in Evergreen, Colo., with Pastor Barb Lemke officiating.
The bride is the daughter of John and Sharon Vesecky, Baldwin City. The groom is the son of Ron and Barbara Dunworth, Parker, Colo.
Matron of honor was Laura Davids. Best man was Ron Dunworth. Flower girls were Alison Davids, Holly Vesecky and Coy Vesecky. Usher was Dalton Vesecky. Guest book attendants were Tessa Davids and Lacey Vesecky. Violinist was Amanda Niemann. Lector was Lisa Dunworth.
A reception followed at The Meadows at Marshdale.
Leanne graduated from Baldwin High School in 1993 and received a Bachelor of Science in wood technology from Pittsburg State University in 1998, and a Master of Science in architecture from Kansas University in 2005. She is employed by CADDesigns in Golden, Colo.
Josh graduated from Ponderosa High School in Parker in 1995 and received a Bachelor of Science in psychology in 2001 from Colorado State University.
He is employed as a police office for the town of Breckenridge, Colo., where the couple reside.

Wedding

Aduddell

Lindsey Nicole Garcia and Robert David Aduddell were married Aug. 25, 2007, at the St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center in Lawrence, with the Rev. Steve Besau officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Alan and Yvonne Garcia, and the groom is the son of Dave and Pat Aduddell, all of Lawrence.
Matron of honor was Kristi Garber. Best man was John Aduddell. Bridesmaids were Madison Garcia, Jessica Hoover and Amy Hoover. Honorary bridesmaid was Amber DaVatz. Groomsmen were Keith Garcia, Clinton Akerberg, Joey Hartigan and Adam Sager.
Ushers were Lance Hoover and Derick Wallace. Flower girl was Molly Townley. Ring bearer was Garrett Perryman. Readers were Steve Ortiz and Brenda Jardon. Program attendant was Allison Garcia. Bubble attendant was Judy Wedermyer.
A reception was given at Maceli's.
Lindsey graduated from Lawrence High School in 2002 and is employed by Lawrence Memorial Hospital South.
Bob graduated from LHS in 2000 and is employed by Schlumberger Inc.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Fulks

Jenny Divis and Mark Fulks were married July 7, 2007, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Colon, Neb., with the Rev. Matthew Vandewalle officiating.
The bride is the daughter of James and Linda Divis, Colon. The groom is the son of Roger and Bernadette Fulks, Eudora.
Matron of honor was Mikki Sciba. Best man was Paul Fulks. Bridesmaids were Tammie Ondracek, Theresa Fulks, Maria Fulks, Lisa Bartunek, Lynze Divis, Shelby Walters and Sydney Swartz. Groomsmen were John Fulks, Matthew Fulks, Phillip Fulks, Andrew Pyle, Michael Pyle and Francis Thoennes.
Ushers were James Ondracek, Jacob Bartunek, Anthony Ondracek, Christopher Pyle and John Thoennes. Flower girl was Kya Swartz. Ring bearer was Kamdyn Swartz. Maggie Fort was the bride's assistant.
A reception was given at the Love Larson Opera House in Fremont, Neb.
The bride graduated from Bishop Neumann High School in Wahoo, Neb., in 2001. She graduated from Benedictine College in 2005 and is pursuing a master's degree in analytical chemistry at Kansas University.
The groom graduated from Eudora High School in 2004. He joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve in 2004 and is stationed in Topeka.
The couple reside in Eudora.

Anniversary

Henry

Jim and Kay Henry, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 5, 1957, in Yokohama, Japan, while Jim served in the U.S. Navy.
Jim earned a doctorate in education from Kansas University, where he was employed for 30 years. He retired as director of placement for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Placement Division.
He spent nearly 32 years in active and reserve duty in the Navy, serving as a pilot and intelligence officer. He retired with the rank of captain.
He served on the Lawrence City Commission from 1999 to 2003, and was mayor in 2000-2001.
Kay worked for the Adams Alumni Center at KU for more than 20 years and served as senior vice president for human resources and administration. She also worked at KU in the School of Fine Arts and the School of Occupational Health and Medicine.
Their children are Barb Henry, Westwood, N.J., and Jenny McWilliams, Clinton, Mo.
They have two grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.

Anniversary

Auchard

Dr. V. Allen Auchard Jr. and Jeanette Auchard, Bucyrus, Ohio, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Virgil Allen Auchard Jr. and Jeanette Marie Hadl were married Sept. 5, 1947, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Alfred Beil officiating.
The couple are graduates of Lawrence High School.
Allen received his medical degree from Ohio State University in 1959 and interned at White Cross Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He practiced family medicine in Bucyrus for more than 30 years and was a fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice.
Allen's father, Dr. Virgil Auchard Sr., was a physician in Lawrence for several decades.
Jeanette was a supervisor in the Office of Radiology at the OSU Hospital in the early 1950s and was a medical assistant and secretary for the chief of allergy at OSU in the late '50s.
Their children are Stephen Auchard, Bucyrus, and Annette Holliday, Sacramento, Calif.
They have three grandchildren.

Engagement

Lower and Schindler

Vern Schindler and Julie Cook, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Maria Schindler, to Ty Lower, both of Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Ron and Lee Lower, Phillipsburg.
Maria graduated from Lawrence High School in 2001 and attended Johnson County Community College. She is assistant manager at Hancock Fabrics.
Ty graduated from Phillipsburg High School in 1997 and received an English degree from Kansas University in 2003. He is employed at Pizza Shuttle in Lawrence.
The couple plan an Oct. 13, 2007, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Hodson and Bagwell

Jennifer Bagwell and Kevin Hodson, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Lee and Sylvia Norwood, Big Springs. The future groom is the son of Bob and Linda Hodson, Lawrence.
Jennifer graduated from Shawnee Heights High School and is employed by the Women's Health Care Group in Lawrence.
Kevin graduated from Lawrence High School and is employed as a firefighter with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical.
The couple plan a March 8, 2008, wedding at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University.

Engagement

Garcia and DaVatz

Terry and Teresa DaVatz and Alan and Yvonne Garcia announce the engagement of their children, Amber Dawn DaVatz and Keith Thomas Garcia, all of Lawrence.
Amber graduated from Perry-Lecompton High School in 2004 and attended Johnson County Community College. She serves with the Army Reserve 418th Civil Affairs Battalion in Belton, Mo., and is a corrections officer with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department.
Keith graduated from Lawrence High School in 2001 and attended Johnson County Community College. He is employed by Amarr Garage Doors.
The couple plan a Nov. 3, 2007, wedding at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University.

Engagement

Tallman and Freeman

Joyce Tallman, Lawrence, and Larry Tallman, Park City, Utah, announce the engagement of their son, Scott Tallman, to Emily Freeman, both of Los Angeles. The future bride is the daughter of Debbie Freeman, Woodville, Texas, and Kenneth Freeman, Lumberton, Texas.
Scott is a 1997 graduate of Lawrence High School and received a degree in business administration from Kansas State University in 2002. Emily is a 2002 graduate of Sam Houston State University with a degree in marketing.
The couple plan a Nov. 3, 2007, wedding in Puerto Morelos, Mexico.

Wedding

Harding

Sara Finley and Mike Harding Jr. were married July 21, 2007, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Mick Mulvany officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Maria Finley, Colby, and the late Fred Finley. The groom is the son of Mike Sr. and Evelyn Harding, Kansas City, Kan., and Terry and Beverly Smith, Topeka.
Maid of honor was Mariah Finley. Best man was Seth Norwood. Bridesmaids were Brittany Harding, Jennifer Brown, Courtney Logan, Lydia Smith and Twyla Blackbird. Groomsmen were Scott Watson, Steve Jordan, Drew White, Bill Holt and Mike Webb.
Flower girl was Katie Toebben. Ring bearers were D'Xavier Baker and Colby Toebben. Ushers were Marc Finley, Reggie Mayo and Eric Watson. Acolytes were Emilea and Kyle Finley.
Guest book attendant was April Miller. Program attendants were Michaela Badger and Olivia Watson. Lectors were Terry Tuckwin and Olivette Watson. Cantor was Maureen Brogren. Organist was Mark Holmberg. Reception attendants were Emily and Megan Smith as well as nieces, sisters and cousins of the couple.
A reception and dinner were given at SpringHill Suites in Lawrence. Music was provided by Doug Groninger.
Sara graduated from Atwood High School and received a Master of Science in special education in 1997 and a Master of Science in education administration in 2007 from Kansas University. She is a teacher for the Lawrence public schools.
Mike graduated from Lawrence High School. He also graduated from Butler County Community College in 1988 and from Georgia Southern University in Stateboro in 1991.
He is employed by the Kansas Department of Revenue and the city of Lawrence.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Engagement

Morgan and Soules

Jodi Soules and Heath Morgan, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Chuck and Cheri Soules, Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Richard Morgan and Debbie Soph, both of Lawrence.
Jodi graduated from Emporia High School in 2001 and received a Bachelor of Science from Emporia State University in 2004. She is pursuing a physical therapy degree at the Kansas University Medical Center.
Heath graduated from Free State High School in 1998 and received a certificate in electrical technology from Johnson County Community College in 2001. He is employed as assistant maintenance supervisor at Naismith Hall.
The couple plan a Dec. 19, 2007, wedding in Las Vegas.

Engagement

Stanclift and Callan

Daniel and Anna Callan announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah "Sadie" Elizabeth Callan, to Michael Marshall Stanclift Jr., son of Michael and Jean Stanclift, all of Lawrence.
The future bride graduated from Free State High School in 2004. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in accounting at Kansas University and plans to study for a Master of Accounting, also at KU.
The future groom graduated from Free State in 2002 and attended Baker University. He is employed as the network analyst for Rockhurst University's Computer Services in Kansas City, Mo.
The couple plan a June 14, 2008, wedding at Stony Point Hall in Baldwin City.