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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Jamison and Sorensen

Emily and Nathan Jamison

Emily Sorensen and Nathan Jamison, both of Lawrence, were married June 28, 2008, at Danforth Chapel on the Kansas University campus with the Rev. Greg Bouvier officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Rockne and Judy Sorensen, Lincoln, Neb.
The groom is the son of Randy and Kris Jamison, Lawrence.
Matron of honor was Jenny Aguilar. Best man was Randy Jamison. Maid of Honor was Melissa Pluss. Bridesmaids were Mindy Stephenson, Emily Ordal and Lindsey Sneller. Groomsmen were Grant Jamison, Andy Sorensen and Lyle Schwartz.
A reception was given at Alvamar Country Club.
The bride is a first-grade teacher at Nottingham Elementary in Eudora.
The groom is a firefighter with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Bradley and Klimowicz

Alden and Courtney Bradley

Alden Bradley Jr. and Courtney Klimowicz, both of Prairie Village, were married June 7, 2008, at the Charleston Wedding Chapel in Charleston, S.C.
The bride is the daughter of John and Linda Klimowicz, Lenexa.
The groom is the son of Alden and Mariann Bradley, Eudora.
A family dinner was held at Ru de Jean restaurant in Charleston. A weeklong family reunion was held at Edisto Island, S.C.

Engagement

Anstaett and All

Matt All and Ashley Anstaett

Ashley Anstaett and Matt All, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Doug and Lucinda Anstaett, Topeka. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies from Kansas University in 2003. She is the communications director and spokeswoman for the Kansas Attorney General.
The future groom is the son of David and Priscilla All, Augusta. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from KU in 1993. He earned a law degree from Yale Law School in 1996. He is the vice president and general counsel of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. He also serves as the chairman of the Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board. He previously served as chief counsel to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
The couple plan a Jan. 24, 2009, wedding in Lawrence.

Wedding

Schmid and Pratt

Kellee and Thomas Pratt

Kellee Shindler Schmid and Gary Thomas Pratt, both of Lawrence, were married Aug. 22, 2008, at Liberty Hall with Judge Jack Murphy officiating.
The bride is the daughter of the late Kathleen Powell.
The groom is the son of Allan and Helmi Pratt, Kimberling City, Mo.
Matron of Honor was Shauna Shindler Ballo. Best man was Dan Green. Bridesmaids were Cassandra Breer, Shannon Gaskin, Shelly Howard and Janette Kroeger. Junior Bridesmaid was Miranda Pratt, daughter of the groom. Groomsmen were David Colvin, Peter Martin, Steve Malin and Tom Stack. Flower girl was Carson Schmid, daughter of the bride. Ring bearer was Duncan Pratt, son of the groom.
A reception followed at Liberty Hall.
The bride is a 1991 graduate of Kansas University. She is employed as an account manager with Golf Course Superintendents Association of America in Lawrence.
The groom is a 1989 graduate of KU. He is employed as the creative director of design for Digitally Enabled Connecting with Hallmark Cards Inc. in Kansas City, Mo.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Larson and Davis

Lauren and Dan Davis

Lauren Larson, Lawrence, and Dan Davis, El Dorado, were married May 17, 2008, at First United Methodist Church in El Dorado, with the Rev. Mike McGuire officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Vernon and Laurel Larson, Wichita.
The groom is the son of Bill and Rosemary Davis, El Dorado.
Maid of honor was Emily Bovaird. Best man was Joe Fritschen. Bridesmaids were Brandy Alexander, Cameron White, Miranda Porter, Melissa Bridges and Hannah Olds. Groomsmen were Scott Davis, Seth Minor, Ryan Rosecrans, Heath Starr and Joe Lane. Flower girl was Gillian Bridges. Candle lighter was Mandie Young. Reader was Angela Jones. Guest book attendant was Anya Maltseva. Gift table attendant was Rebekah Allen. Singer was Janice Hansen.
A reception was given at El Dorado Civic Center.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School. She attended Baker University and Kansas University. She is employed with the University of Phoenix.
The groom is a 2000 graduate of El Dorado High School. He attended Kansas State University. He plans to graduate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy in May 2009.
The couple reside in Kansas City, Mo.

Engagement

Biggs and Moddrell

Melissa and Andrew Moddrell

Melissa Lynn Biggs, Lincoln, Neb., and Andrew Thomas Moddrell, Lawrence, were married Sept. 20, 2008, at Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Neb., with Judge Marcena Hendrix officiating.
The bride is the daughter of James and Nancy Biggs, Lincoln.
The groom is the son of Michael and Carol Moddrell, Lawrence.
The bride is a 1999 graduate of Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in human biology from Kansas University in 2003. She earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 2006. She is a physician assistant in cardiac surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
The groom is a 1997 graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from KU in 2002. He earned a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University in 2004. He is an architect in Chicago and an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Architecture.
The couple reside in Chicago.