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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Hathaway and Fredricks

Andrea Hathaway and Tyler Fredricks

Wayne Hathaway and Maureen Mulally, Lawrence, and Kathie Hathaway, Ottawa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Hathaway, Overland Park, to Tyler Fredricks, Shawnee.
The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Ottawa High School. She attended Kansas University and Wichita State University and is a nationally certified pharmacy technician at Prescription Solutions in Overland Park.
The future groom is the son of Jeff Fredricks, Ottawa, and Jeri Kiefer, Lawrence. He is a 2003 graduate of Ottawa High and works at Gun-Ko Traffic Control in Olathe.
The couple plan a Sept. 18, 2010, wedding in South Park in Lawrence.

Engagement

Scannell and Neufeld

Sara Scannell and Darryl Neufeld

Steve and Lynn Scannell, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Scannell to Darryl Neufeld, both of Boulder, Colo.
The future bride is a 2001 graduate of Topeka High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in biological chemistry from Grinnell College in 2005. She is employed as a medical office manager.
The future groom is the son of Dan Neufeld, Vermillion, S.D., and Juliet Pattison, Yankton, S.D. He is a 2001 graduate of Vermillion High School and a earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Grinnell College in 2005. He is studying for a Masters of Education degree at the University of Colorado.
The couple plan a July 2010 wedding in Boulder.

Anniversary

Henson

Jeannie and Wilbur Henson

Jeannie and Wilbur Henson, Tonganoxie, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 31. with lunch at Famous Dave’s in Kansas City, Kan. About 50 friends and family attended the celebration.
Jeannie Kissinger and Wilbur Henson were married Oct. 31, 1959, at the home of Wilbur’s parents, Claude and Ethel Henson, in Lawrence.
Wilbur is retired from Southwestern Bell, now AT&T. He also served in the Navy from 1953-57. Jeannie is retired from the Kansas City, Kan., school system.
The couple also are active in farming and church. Wilbur is a Tonganoxie VFW Post 9201 member, while Jeannie is active in the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She also is president of the Florence Riford Senior Center.
They have a son, James Henson, of Edwardsville.

Anniversary

Burgess

Arden and Donna Burgess

Arden and Donna Burgess, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner today.
Arden Burgess and Donna Carpenter, were married Nov. 6, 1949, at Westside Presbyterian Church in Lawrence.
Arden attended Pittsburg State University. He later worked for two years as a linotype operator for the Marysville Advocate in Marysville. He then worked at the Lawrence Journal-World for 45 years, retiring in 1997. Donna graduated from Kansas University in 1947. She was employed by the Lawrence School District in food service for 15 years.
They have two daughters, Jeanne Johnson, Dayton, Ohio, and Leilani Burgess, Lawrence; and two grandchildren.

Wedding

Watson and Grillot

Shannon and Joel Grillot

Shannon Marie Watson and Joel Benjamin Grillot, both of Lawrence, were married Oct. 17, 2009, at Zion Lutheran Church in Independence, with the Rev. Robert Leiste officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Dana and Julie Watson, Independence.
The groom is the son of Timothy and Janette Grillot, Parsons.
Matrons of honor were Courtney Nowak and Aindrea Scott. Best men were Thomas, Morgan, Nicholas and Jared Grillot. Bridesmaids were Michelle Hirschmann, Jessica Housley and Chelsea Taylor. Groomsmen were Aron and Brandon Taylor. Ushers were Jason Watson, Brian Thomas and Wes Carrillo. Personal attendant was Theresa Paulter. Ringbearer was Trey Kimzey. Flower girl was Katie Watson. Candlelighters were Winter and Heather Grillot. Gift attendants were Sarah and Tina Grillot. Guest book attendant was Leigha Jolly.
A reception was given at Independence Country Club in Independence.
The bride earned an associate degree from Independence Community College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. She is a customer service representative at Lawrence Bank.
The groom is a 2000 graduate of Parsons High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Newman University in Wichita, and a master’s degree in education from Kansas University. He is a paraeducator and the assistant volleyball coach at Free State High School.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Tevis and Fulbright

Lisa and Thomas Fulbright

Lisa Renee Tevis, Topeka, and Thomas Wayne Fulbright, Jr., Lawrence, were married July 25, 2009, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Topeka, with the Rev. Timothy Haberkorn officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Randall and Pamela Tevis, Topeka.
The groom is the son of Tom and Mary Fulbright, Overland Park.
Maid of honor was Sara Tevis. Best man was Robert Fulbright. Bridesmaids were Rachel Tindall, Kacie Rognlie and Lindsay Kingman. Groomsmen were Ted Alsop, Chandler Hess and Andy Struble. Ushers were Cory Hadl, James Fulbright, Josh Spradlin and David Fulbright. Candlelighters were Paula and Julia Fulbright. Ringbearer was Bobby Johnson. Flower girl was Shianne Cobb.
A reception followed at the church.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Shawnee Heights High School in Topeka. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism in strategic communications from Kansas University in 2006. She is a business development manager in marketing with Capitol Federal Savings in Topeka.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in education from KU in 2007. He is a history teacher at Hope Street Academy in Topeka.
The couple reside in Topeka.

Wedding

Wymore

Bridgitte Annette Krug and Charles Edward Wymore III, both of Topeka, were married Oct. 3, 2009, in Topeka, with the Rev. Robert Hattle officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin Krug and Judy Kern, both of Topeka.
The groom is the son of Ed Wymore, Alburn, and Debbie Ingenthron, Topeka.
Maid of honor was Brandy Houk. Best man was Billy Boltz. Bridesmaids were Micah Williams and Christy Carter. Groomsmen were Seth Goodman and Dusty Ingenthron. Flower girl was Lilly Wymore. Ringbearer was Beckett Carter. Ushers were Justin Krug, Luke Carter and Rodney Kessler.
A reception was given at the Perry American Legion.
The bride is a 1993 graduate of Rossville High School and is employed by Protection One in Lawrence.
The groom is a 1998 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School and is employed by Meadowbrook Apartments in Lawrence.
The couple reside in Grantville.

Wedding

Harvey and Rauktis

Phyllis Harvey and Robert Rauktis

Phyllis Harvey, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, and Robert F. Rauktis, Lawrence, were married Sept. 4, 2009, at San Francisco City Hall, with Marie O’Brien officiating.
The bride is the daughter of James Harvey, Lugar Bonito Celtica, Scotland, and Eileen O’Farrell, Prestwick, Scotland.
The groom is the son of Frank Paul Rauktis and Sybil Eugena O’Brien, Fairway.
Maid of honor was Petis Pois Rauktis. Best man was James Proffitt. Limousine overseer was Wendell Rauktis.
A reception was given at The Cliff House in San Francisco.
The bride is a graduate of Notre Dame in Glasgow, Scotland, and is a cabin attendant for British Airways.
The groom is a graduate of Bishop Miege High School, Kansas University and KU Medical Center. He is the garden supervisor of Chez Bay.
The couple have homes in Lawrence and Scotland.

Wedding

Gaines and McNish

Stephanie and Earl McNish

Stephanie Gaines, Overbrook, and Earl McNish, Baldwin City, were married Aug. 1, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Ottawa, with the Rev. Robert Cockrel officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Jon and Betty Gaines, Overbrook.
The groom is the son of Earl and Janet McNish, Baldwin City.
Maid of honor Becky Blevins. Best man was Matthew Bowlin. Bridesmaids were Allyson Taylor, Addie Bondurant and Amber Smith. Groomsmen were Emery Baughan, Brandon Cone and Andreas Brandenberger. Flower girl was Chasity Hadl. Ringbearer was Asher Gaines.
A reception was given at Stony Point Hall in Baldwin City.
The bride in a 2006 graduate of Lawrence High School and is studying for an accounting degree at Northwest Missouri State University.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of Baldwin High School.

Wedding

Young and Cagle

Rebecca and Brent Cagle

Rebecca Young and Brent Cagle, both of Lawrence, were married April 25, 2009, in the Gridiron Room in the Burge Union at Kansas University, with the Rev. Bonnie Kelly officiating.
The bride is the daughter of J. Alan and Rita Winter, Eudora.
The groom is the son of Harold and Judy Van Daveer, Olathe.
Maid of honor was Andrea Thompson. Best man was Darron Ammann. Bridesmaid was Amanda Mische. Groomsman was Leo Perron. Junior bridesmaids were Kylee and Jaycee Boydstun. Bride’s assistant was Kailey Wendt. Flower girl was Emma Thompson. Ringbearer was Clayton Mische. Candlelighters were Allison Boydstun and Lucas Griffith. Page was Tyler Boydstun. Ushers were Henry Griffiths and Richard Winter.
A reception followed in the Gridiron Room.
The bride is a graduate of Atchison High School and attended Kansas University. She is independently employed as a respite caregiver.
The groom is a graduate of Olathe South High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from KU. He is employed by Bartlett & West in Topeka.
The couple reside in Lawrence.