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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Bishop and Jones

Autumn and Brian Bishop

Autumn Jones and Brian Bishop, both of Lawrence, were married April 24, 2010, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University with the Rev. James Calderon officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Paxton and Janie Jones, Topeka.
The groom is the son of Dennis and Kathy Bishop, Olathe.
Maid of honor was Alexis Jones. Best man was Sean Patrick. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Wingert and Rachel Baumbach. Groomsmen were Chris Bishop and Jim Boothe. Ushers were Seth Roberts and Nate Clark. Guestbook attendant was Molly Maguire.
A reception was given at Liberty Hall.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of KU and is employed by the Douglas County District Court.
The groom attended KU and is employed by Free State Brewing Co.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Rogers and Rebein

Elizabeth and Dr. Benjamin Rebein

Elizabeth Rogers and Dr. Benjamin Rebein, both formerly of Lawrence, were married May 29, 2010, in an outdoor wedding in Dodge City with Justice Lawton R. Nuss officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Don and Betty Rogers, Bucklin.
The groom is the son of David and Bernice Rebein, Dodge City.
Bridesmaids were Saraliene Durrett, Sarah Warner and Verna Clubb. Groomsmen were Kyle Schaffer, Dr. Scott Richins and Marcus Rogers. Ushers were John Rogers and Joshua Rogers. Flower girls were Chloe Rogers, Amity Rogers and Serenity Clubb.
The bride is a graduate of Bucklin High School and Dodge City Community College. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washburn University and a Juris Doctor from the Kansas University School of Law in 2007. After graduating from law school, she worked as a judicial clerk to Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lawton R. Nuss, then as an associate attorney at Manson & Karbank, Overland Park.
The groom is a graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and DCCC. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Washburn University, and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2010. He also earned a master of business administration degree in health care leadership from Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management and will complete postdoctoral training in general surgery at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ.
The couple reside in Hackensack, N.J.

Wedding

Selters and Young

Bryan and Kristina Selters

Kristina Young, Lawrence, and Bryan Selters, Burlington, Iowa, were married April 17, 2010, at the Lawrence Holidome, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Ellen Young, Lawrence, and the late Doug Young.
The groom is the son of Kent Selters, Wever, Iowa, and Linda Selters, Burlington.
Maid of honor was Heather Johnson. Best man was Anthony Selters. Bridesmaids were Hallie Fitzgerald, Abby Young and Kaitlyn Shannon. Groomsmen were Garret Selters, Steven Waldorf and Bryce Shannon. Guestbook attendant was Mandy Amyx. Usherette was Laura Phlipot. Usher was Nick Rardin. Photographer was Jerry Henley.
A reception followed at the Holidome.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School, a 2004 graduate of Pittsburg State University and is employed by Jayhawk Bowling Supply.
The groom is a 1998 graduate of Burlington High School and is employed by Jayhawk Bowling Supply.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Keen and Ehrhardt

Kalli and Kevin Ehrhardt

Kalli Keen, Baldwin City, and Kevin Ehrhardt, Baldwin, Md., were married June 12, 2010, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence with the Rev. Gary Teske officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Houston and Carol Keen, Baldwin City.
The groom is the son of James and Elaine Ehrhardt, Baldwin, Md.
Maid of honor was Julie Drendel. Best man was Kenny Ehrhardt. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Aves, Katie Olson and Caitlin Patrick. Groomsmen were Brian Ehrhardt, Michael Heath and Doug Anderson. Flower girl was Bailey Leming. Usher was Alan Lynch. Candlelighters were Tara Dozier and Sarah Crawford. Guestbook and program attendants were Charity Nelson, Erika Brown and Megan Ward. Bride’s assistant was Jamie Martin.
A reception was given at the bride’s family farm, Rockledge Farms, south of Lawrence.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Ottawa High School, attended Oklahoma State University and is a 2010 graduate of Johnson County Community College School of Nail Technology. She is the office coordinator for Ehrhardt Farms of Baldwin, Md., and a nail technician at Madonna Tan & Cuts of Madonna, Md.
The groom is a 1997 graduate of Fallston High School and attended Harford County Community College. He is in charge of the embryo import and export operation and show cattle for Ehrhardt Farms.
The couple reside in Baldwin, Md.

Anniversary

De Mott

Vera and John De Mott

John and Vera De Mott, Lawrence, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this weekend with family at The Barn Bed and Breakfast Inn near Valley Falls.
The couple were married July 28, 1945, in Kansas City, Kan.
John is a graduate of Kansas University and Vera of Emporia State University.
For many years, John served as a member of the Kansas City Star news staff and Vera as a secretary for General Motors Corp.
In 1962, John left the Star to teach journalism at KU and they moved to Lawrence. They lived in Lawrence until 1969, when John joined the faculty at Northwestern University, beginning a career in teaching journalism that also included service at Northern Illinois University, Temple University, the University of Memphis and the American University in Cairo, Egypt.
While they lived in Philadelphia, Vera taught in Temple University’s court reporting program. At AUC, she taught U.S. office practices and served as a consultant to its business education faculty.
Upon retiring in 1993, Vera and John returned to Kansas City, Mo. For several years they lived on the Plaza and traveled extensively. The couple has traveled in more than 40 countries, in addition to each of the United States and all of the provinces of Canada.

Engagement

Harwood and Wessels

Samuel Landman Harwood and Jenica Lynn Wessels

John and Ginny Wessels announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenica Lynn Wessels, to Samuel Landman Harwood, all of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 2007 graduate of Lawrence High School. She will earn a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, with a minor in chemistry from Baylor University in December.
The future groom is the son of Bob Harwood and Susie Harwood, both of Lawrence. He is also a 2007 graduate of LHS, and will earn a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Baylor University next May.
The couple plan a Jan. 1, 2011, wedding at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Hoffer and Sieber

Royal Bowen Hoffer and Raquan Marie Sieber

Raquan Marie Sieber and Royal Bowen Hoffer, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Bob and Maggie Sieber, Eudora. She is a graduate of Lawrence High School and attended Allen County Community College.
The future groom is the son of Russell and Mary Jane Hoffer, Lecompton. He is a graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School.
The couple plan an Oct. 23, 2010, wedding at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Chaput and Beckerman

Erin Chaput and Vic Beckerman

Erin Chaput and Vic Beckerman, Las Vegas, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Doran and Cheryl Chaput, Lawrence. She is a 2003 graduate of Lawrence High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in social welfare from Kansas University in 2007 and graduated from Drake University law school in May. She is employed as an associate with a law firm in Las Vegas.
The future groom is the son of Mark and Karen Beckerman, Hoyt. He is a 2002 graduate of Olpe High School, attended KU and is completing a secondary education degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The couple plan an Aug. 21, 2010, wedding at Danforth Chapel at KU.