Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Young and Ewing

Lindsay and Marcus Ewing

Lindsay M. Young, Topeka, and Marcus Ewing, Lawrence, were married May 29, 2010, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with Donnie Miller officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Tom Young, Burlingame, and Lendena Longstaff, Halstead.
The groom is the son of Eugene and Thelma Ewing, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Malessa Lopez-Freeman. Best man was Brad Freeman. Bridesmaids were Lexi Florez and Melissa White. Groomsmen were Jason Cottrell and Dale McKelvey. Emcee was Jaryl French.
A reception was given at the Lawrence Arts Center.
The bride is a graduate of Hayden High School in Topeka.
The groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Beard and Rehmer

Ellen and Steven Rehmer

Ellen Beard, Lawrence, and Steven Rehmer, Eudora, were married Dec. 28, 2010, at Eudora Baptist Church, with the Rev. John McFarland officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Phil and Eileen Beard, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Jim and Belinda Rehmer, Eudora.
Maid of honor was Joanna Beard. Best man was Curtis Hickman. Bridesmaids were Molly Jensen, Kirby Beneventi, Kelsey Randall and Jen Thatcher. Groomsmen were Nick Bass, Seth Mullis, JD Greer and Alex Kulbel. Program attendants were Jana Johnston and Sarah Dinsdale Stanhope.
A reception followed at the church.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School and a 2007 graduate of Sterling College. She is a kindergarten teacher in Kansas City, Kan., public schools.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Eudora High School. He attended Kansas University and Johnson County Community College. He is employed at JCCC.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Osbern and Boland

Misti and Jeremy Osbern

Misti Reneé Boland, Shippensburg, Pa., and Jeremy Lee Osbern, Lawrence, were married Jan. 8, 2011, at Liberty Hall in Lawrence, with Frank Nash officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Carol Boland, Olathe.
The groom is the son of Michael and Lida Osbern, Lawrence.
Maids of honor were Sarah Bartkoski and Jenn Boland. Best man was Michael Osbern, the groom’s father. Bridesmaid was Jeni O’Keefe. Groomsman was Richard Kancel, Jr. Honorary groomsman was William Osbern, grandfather of the groom.
A reception followed at Liberty Hall.
The bride is a graduate of Shippensburg (Pa.) Area Senior High School and earned a film degree from Kansas University. She is a production designer for film and television and an artist, based in Lawrence.
The groom is a graduate of Free State High School and also earned a film degree from KU. He is a director and director of photography in the film and advertising industry, and is co-owner of Through A Glass Productions in Lawrence.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Stuart and Robson

Brandon and Jessica Robson

Jessica Elise Stuart, Lawrence, and Brandon Levi Robson, Eudora, were married March 4, 2011, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence with the Rev. Mick Mulvany officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Michael and Lisa Stuart, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Steve Robson, Lawrence, and Theresa and Charles Cates, Eudora.
Maid of honor was Jessica Edwards. Best man was Brock Robson. Bridesmaids were Kristy Allen, Brooke Wornkey, Katie Wohletz, Kylie Wampler and Heather Helm. Groomsmen were Steven Allen, Garrett Wornkey, Taylor Stuart, Brandan Helm and Justin Pollard.
A reception followed at the church.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Free State High School. She is the chiropractic assistant at Stuart Chiropractic Health Center.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of Eudora High School. He is employed at Hallmark Inc. and Ace Bail Bonds Inc., both in Lawrence.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Engagement

Hatton and Sommer

Pamela Sommer and Chris Hatton

Dr. Donald and Carol Hatton, Lawrence, along with Dr. Craig Sommer, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Gayle Sommer, Benicia, Calif., announce the engagement of their children, Chris Hatton and Pamela Sommer, both of Boulder, Colo.
The future groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Kansas University and a master’s degree from Colorado State University. He is studying for a doctorate in piano performance at the University of Colorado.
The future bride was home-schooled. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Indiana University and dual master’s degrees in piano performance and piano pedagogy from the University of Colorado. She is also studying for a doctorate in piano performance at the University of Colorado.
The couple plan a July 2, 2011, wedding at Donovan Pavilion in Vail, Colo.

Engagement

Berns and Minahan

Elaine Berns and John Minahan

Bruce and Pamela Berns, Perry, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elaine Berns, to John Minahan, both of Park City, Utah.
The future bride is a graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Kansas University and teaches at an independent school in Park City.
The future groom is the son of Tom and Lucy Minahan, Sodus, N.Y. He is a graduate of the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, N.Y. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and is a marketing manager at Backcountry.com in Park City.
The couple plan a July 31, 2011, wedding in Park City.

Engagement

Rogers and Long

Quinn Gabriel Long and Melissa Marie Rogers

Diane Rogers Fourny, Lawrence, along with Theresa and Joseph Long, Berger, Mo., announce the engagement of their children, Melissa Marie Rogers and Quinn Gabriel Long, both of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School. She earned bachelor’s degrees in Latin American studies and environmental studies from Kansas University in 2009 and is currently employed at Lawrence Montessori School.
The future groom is a graduate of Washington (Mo.) High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from University of Missouri-Columbia in 2003 and a doctorate in ecology and evolutionary biology from KU in 2009. He is employed at the Kansas Biological Survey (KU) in Lawrence.
The couple plan a June 11, 2011, wedding in the gardens of the Long family residence at Bethany Springs Farm in Berger.

Anniversary

Faust

Linda and Bernie Faust, Overbrook, will celebrate their 40th anniversary with family and friends at a later date.
Linda Gaines and Bernie Faust were married April 17, 1971, at Clinton Presbyterian Church in rural Lawrence.
The couple operate a family farm and ranch in southwestern Douglas County. Linda is employed by Kansas University, where she has 43 years of state service.
They have a daughter, Julie, Lawrence; and a son, Jared, of rural Overbrook.
The couple request no gifts.