Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Mercer and Johnson

Corey Johnson and Emma Mercer

Jeff and Susie Mercer, Lawrence, along with Jody and Trudi Johnson, Talala, Okla., announce the engagement of their children, Emma Mercer, Lawrence, and Corey Johnson, Talala, Okla.
The future bride is a 2007 graduate of Lawrence High School. She is a sophomore at Oklahoma City University, with a double major in English and education, and is employed as a resident assistant at the university.
The future groom is a 2006 graduate of Oologah High School in Oologah, Okla. He is a junior at OCU, majoring in elementary education, and also is a resident assistant at the university.
The couple plan a May 23, 2009, wedding at the home of the groom’s parents.

Engagement

Ludwick and Brensing

Tess Ludwick and Brandon Brensing

David and Pamela Ludwick announce the engagement of their daughter, Tess Ludwick, all of Lawrence, to Brandon Brensing, Lenexa.
The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Ottawa High School. She is majoring in food science at Kansas State University.
The future groom is the son of Doug and Roxie Brensing, Lenexa. He is a 2006 graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. He is majoring in landscape architecture/regional and community planning at K-State.
The couple plan a June 2010 wedding.

Wedding

Strange and Lowe

October Strange and Brian Lowe

October Strange and Brian Lowe, both of Lawrence, were married Oct. 28, 2008, at Watkins Community Museum of History in Lawrence.
The bride is the daughter of Susan Beeter, Anchorage, Alaska.
The groom is the son of Tom and Beth Lowe, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Shannon Williams. Best man was Russell Lowe. Bridesmaids were Ivy Knight, Becca Bost, and Charise Jackson. Groomsmen were Scott Weber, Ben Tomlin, and Kyle Williams. Flower girls were Ryan Beeter and Allison McNellis. Ringbearer was Jacob Beeter.
A reception followed at Watkins Museum.
The couple reside in Lawrence.