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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Montney and Omland

Kristoffer Omland and Jeanmarie Montney

Gordon and Carolyn Montney, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeanmarie Montney, to Kristoffer Omland, both of Columbus, Ohio. Kristoffer is the son of Jeff Omland and Maureen McDonald, both of Penticton, British Columbia.
The future bride is a 1995 graduate of Lawrence High School. She is a 1999 graduate of Baker University. She graduated from St. Louis University's School of Law and School of Public Health in 2005.
The future groom is a 1995 graduate of Penticton High School, Penticton, British Columbia. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in 2001.
The couple plan a November 2008 wedding in Lawrence.

Wedding

Conrad-Taggart and Allen

Christina and Dennis Allen Jr.

Christina Conrad-Taggart, Lawrence, and Dennis Allen Jr., New York City, were married July 5, 2008, in Lawrence, with the Rev. Amanda Mische officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Linda Conrad, Eudora, and the late Randall Conrad Sr.
The groom is the son of Dennis Allen Sr., New York City, and Catherine Rossi, Stowe, Vt.
Maid of honor was Amanda Ellis. Best man was Randall Conrad Jr. Kaytlynn Galyean-Ellis was flower girl. Dakota Taggart was ring bearer.
A reception followed at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Lawrence.
The bride is a 1997 graduate of Lawrence High School. She is finishing her elementary education degree with the University of Phoenix at the Lenexa campus. She is employed with the Lawrence School District.
The groom is a 1987 graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School, Bronx, N.Y. He is employed with Berry Plastics in Lawrence.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Engagement

Carlson and Jump

Robert Jump and Heather Carlson

Heather Carlson and Robert Jump, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Shannon Channel, Lawrence, and the late Sam Channel. She is also the daughter of Randy Pringle, Ogden. She is a graduate of Free State High School and the manager of Loan Max in Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Gary and Josefa Jump, Lawrence. He is a graduate of Lawrence High School. He received an associate's degree in commercial arts at Labette Community College in Parsons. He is a graphic artist for Victory Sportswear in Lawrence.
The couple plan a June 21, 2009, wedding in the Florida Keys and a reception in Lawrence in summer 2009.

Engagement

Bireta and Bodach

David Bireta and Karen Bodach

Richard and Jane Bireta, Lawrence, along with William and Patricia Bodach, Joliet, Ill., announce the engagement of their children, David Bireta and Karen Bodach, both of Chicago.
The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Joliet Catholic Academy, Joliet, Ill. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering and a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University. She is a civil engineer at Baxter & Woodman, Inc. in Crystal Lake, Ill.
The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Iowa State University. He is a computer programmer at Stats, LLC in Northbrook, Ill.
The couple plan a June 13, 2009, wedding at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Joliet, Ill.

Engagement

Denneler and Weigel

Ashley Denneler and Aaron Weigel

David and Jaton Denneler, Colby, along with Maure and Theresa Weigel, Brookville, announce the engagement of their children, Ashley Denneler and Aaron Weigel, both of Lawrence.
The future bride is a graduate of Colby High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from Kansas University. She is employed with U.S. Bank in Lawrence.
The future groom is a graduate of Ell-Saline High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from KU. He is employed with Tradewind Energy in Lenexa.
The couple plan an Aug. 31, 2008, wedding in Watson Park in Lawrence.

Engagement

Robb and McCoy

Laura Jennifer Robb and Kevin Michael McCoy

Steven Robb, Lawrence, and Vicki Robb, Auburn, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Jennifer Robb, to Kevin Michael McCoy, both of Overland Park. Kevin is the son of John and Theresa McCoy, Olathe.
The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Washburn Rural High School and is employed at Entercom Broadcasting.
The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Olathe East High School and is also employed at Entercom Broadcasting.
The couple plan a Sept. 5, 2008, wedding in Estes Park, Colo.

Wedding

LaDuke and Clagett

Jamie and Daniel Clagett

Jamie LeAnne LaDuke, Oskaloosa, and Daniel Keith Clagett, Manhattan, were married June 14, 2008, in Oskaloosa, with Judge Dennis Reiling officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Willie and Genie LaDuke, Oskaloosa.
The groom is the son of Ernie and Penny Rice, Horton.
Maid of honor was Rebecca Underhill. Best man was Chad Coffman. Bridesmaids were Carley Branch and Michele Parcell. Groomsmen were Duke LaDuke and Kin Hickman. Flower girl was Courtney Coffman. Ring bearer was Caleb Coffman. Photographers were Sonny and Sarah Peters.
A reception followed at Rose's Downtown Cafe in Oskaloosa.
The bride is a 2006 graduate from Perry-Lecompton High School. She works on her farm south of Oskaloosa.
The groom is a graduate of St. Marys High School. He is employed with Wright Tree Service.
The couple reside on the family farm in Oskaloosa.

Wedding

Rowland and Hukle-Vankirk

Holly Rowland and Justin Hukle-Vankirk

Holly Elizabeth Rowland and Justin Hukle-Vankirk were married on April 17, 2008, in a private ceremony in Lawrence, with Judge Peggy Kittel officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Cynthia Rowland, Overland Park, and the late William Rowland. She is a 1995 graduate of Shawnee Mission West High School. She received a Bachelor of General Studies degree in psychology from Kansas University in 1999 and recently completed her Masters in Social Work degree at University of Missouri-Kansas City.
The groom is the son of Marian Hukle, Lawrence. He is a 1996 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics in 2004 and a Master of Arts degree in mathematics in 2007, both from KU. He is a marketing research analyst for Commerce Bank in Kansas City, Mo.
The couple reside in Kansas City, Mo.

Wedding

Breithaupt and Rossi

Cameo and Michael Rossi

Cameo Breithaupt and Michael Rossi were married May 16, 2008, at Dunn's Landing in Baldwin City.
The bride is the daughter of Delbert and Reta Breithaupt, Wellsville. She graduated cum laude from Fort Scott Community College and is taking classes online from Kansas State University for business. She is employed at Orschelm's in Ottawa.
The groom is the son of Dean and Marie Rossi of Ottawa. He graduated from Hutchison Community College before attending Kansas State University for a year. He is employed at American Eagle Outfitters in Ottawa.
Cainan Shutt was the ring bearer.

Wedding

Crane and Williams

Kristopher and Christina Williams

Christina Crane and Kristopher Williams, both of Lawrence, were married June 28, 2008, at Kansas University's Danforth Chapel, with William "Sonny" Williams, the groom's father, officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Ronnie and Margene Crane, Americus.
The groom is the son of William "Sonny" and Debra Williams, Vienna, Mo.
Ushers were Jacob Williams, Micah Williams and Isaac Williams. Guest book attendants were Maria Williams, Crystal Williams and Cristina Williams. Wedding gift attendants were Ashley Allen and Rachel Ratzlaff. Ring bearer was Jaden Feliz-Kent, the son of the bride. Musician was Mike Hamm.
A reception was given in Lawrence at the home of Jacob and Maria Williams, brother of the groom. The wedding cake was made and decorated by Debra Williams and Marylynn Farwell.
The bride graduated from Emporia State University with a bachelor's degree in psychology.
The groom graduated from KU with bachelor's degrees in English and communication and a Master of Business Administration degree from Baker University. He is a loan officer for Indymac Bank in Kansas City, Mo.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Bailey and Brown

Derek and Jacqueline Bailey

Jacqueline Lea Brown and Derek Andrew Bailey were married April 26, 2008, at the Church of the Magdalen in Wichita, with the Rev. Zachary Shallow officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Lynn and Britt Brown, Wichita.
The groom is the son of Jane and Rick Bailey, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Megan Nordyke. Best men were Ryan Bailey and Tyler Bailey. Bride's attendants were Julie Davis, Margery Docking, Christine Callan, Jessica Sayers, Leah Lewis and Shannon Wise. Groom's attendants were Aaron Brown, Ruse Brown, Mike Morrell, Casey Rahmeier, and Brian Dobski. Ushers were Andy Frieze, Noah Greene, George Robinson and Sean Kennedy. Guest book attendants were Kerry Frick, Andrea Hemphill, Ellie Beckler and Jennifer Koehn. Flower girl was Isabella Toman. Ring bearer was Casey Champney.
A reception followed at the Wichita Country Club.
The bride is a graduate of Kansas University where she earned a Bachelor of General Studies degree in communication studies. She is employed as a manager of World Market in Lawrence.
The groom is also a graduate of KU where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. He is employed as a credit analyst/loan administrator by Lawrence Bank.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Goodman and Wilson

Andrew and Chelsea Goodman

Chelsea Monteen Wilson, Vinland, and Andrew Dallas Goodman, Conway, Ark., were married June 21, 2008, at the Wilson family farm in Vinland, with Dr. Gary Elliott officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Bill and Cheryl Wilson, Vinland.
The groom is the son of Stan and Renee Goodman, Conway, Ark.
Bridesmaids were Brandie Reynolds, Kristina Wilson, Angela Eberhart, Laura Schwieger, Jessie Sears, Shannon Wilson, Callie Washer and Emily Felts. Groomsmen were Phillip Carper, Hunter Wilson, Jeremy Fultz, Brian Schwieger, John Julian, Jonathan Dismang, Chris Coker, Bob Hunt and Joey Lambert. Ushers were Brad Wilson, Spencer Wilson, Jonathan Reynolds and Isaiah Eberhart. Ring bearer was Cade Chism. Honorary ring bearer was Solomon Washer. Flower girls were Claire Norris and Nikki Morgan. Honorary flower girl was Kaidren Eberhart. Program attendant was Kyle Norris. Guest picture attendant was Madison Morgan.
A reception followed at the Wilson family farm in Vinland, the home of the bride's parents. Entertainment was provided by the Big Smith Band from Springfield, Mo.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Baldwin High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in general business from Harding University, Searcy, Ark., in 2005.
The groom is a 1999 graduate of Conway High School, Conway, Ark. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from Harding University, Searcy, Ark., in 2004.
The couple reside in North Little Rock, Ark.