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Couples

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Wedding

Harris and Wilson

Bobby and Angela Wilson

Angela Harris, Wamego, and Bobby Wilson, Lawrence, were married June 4, 2011, at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum, with the Rev. Delmar White officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Janelle Harris, Wamego.
The groom is the son of Robert Wilson, Lawrence, and the late Dolora Wilson.
The bride was escorted by her brother, Adam Harris. Maid of honor was Jill Harris. Best man was Anthony King. Bridesmaids were Annette Deghand, Jocelyn Hawthorne, Sandra Burton and Reiko Bolin. Groomsmen were Tim Laurent, C.J. Reynolds, Pete Sutton and Louis Ryfkogel. Ringbearers were Trystan Harris and Gavin Ross. Flower girl was Torri Jones. Ushers were Orandae Wilson, Steve Pope and Mac White. Guest book attendants were Ayanna Sanders and Lexis Jones.
A reception was given at The Carnegie Building in Lawrence.
The bride is a graduate of Wamego High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in special education, both from Kansas University. She is a special education teacher for Lawrence Public Schools.
The groom is a graduate of Free State High School. He is employed with the city of Lawrence-Parks and Recreation Department.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Rapp and Burggraf

Nichole and David Burggraf

Nichole Rapp and David Burggraf, both of Lawrence, were married Sept. 18, 2010, at the groom’s grandmother’s home in rural Lawrence, with Eric Norris officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Ben and Yvonne Rapp, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of John and Vickie Burggraf, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Toni Argueta. Best man was James Norman.
Bridesmaids were Angie Burggraf, Cicely Thornton, Misty Hammer, Justine Flory and Candice Norman. Groomsmen were AD Gaines, Andy Thornton, Austin Oberzan, Jason Flory and Andy Vertacnik. Flower girl was Tori Patterson. Ringbearer was Izaiah Norman. Ushers were Evan Rapp and Austin Strout.
A reception followed at the groom’s grandmother’s home.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 2008 graduate of Baker University School of Nursing. She is a registered nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
The groom is a 2000 graduate of LHS and a 2008 graduate of Highland Community College. He is a staff sergeant in the Kansas Army National Guard and an electronics mechanic for the Department of Defense.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Hemphill and Taylor

Jeremy and Sarah Taylor

Sarah Louise Hemphill and Jeremy D. Taylor, both of Denver, were married April 22, 2011, at sunset on Polo Beach in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, with Roland Nono officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Charles and Penny Hemphill, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Mark and Linda Crossman, San Diego.
A family dinner was held following the ceremony at the Five Palms Restaurant.
A reception was held June 4 at the Kansas University Alumni Center.
The bride is graduate of Shawnee Mission South and a 2006 graduate of Wichita State University. She is a location manager for Hertz Rental Cars in Littleton, Colo.
The groom is a graduate of Jurupa High School in Mira Loma, Calif. He is the owner of Ding Voodoo Paintless Dent Repair in Denver.
The couple reside in Denver.

Wedding

Hopkins and Wrigley

Paula and Phillip Wrigley

Paula Hopkins, Independence, Mo., and Phillip Wrigley, Lawrence, were married May 28, 2011, at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Independence, Mo., with the Rev. David Holloway officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Ken and Linda Hopkins, Independence, Mo.
The groom is the son of Alan Wrigley and Barbara Wrigley, both of Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Kellee Clark. Best man was Daniel Wrigley. Ushers were Kyle Hopkins, Russell Davies, Chris Worley and Kevin Hopkins. Readers were Alice Walkiewicz and Marla Allen. Prayers of the Faithful were led by Patricia Marks. Guest book attendant was Briana Hopkins. Musicians were Laura Gibson, Robin Hart, Ryan King and David Stogsdill. DJs were Brian Workman and James Baker.
A reception was given in The Upper Room at the church.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Truman High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Kansas University in 2008 and a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science from KU Medical Center in 2010. She is a medical laboratory scientist at KU Hospital.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree with majors in anthropology and history from KU in 2008 and plans to earn a master’s degree in education from Rockhurst University in 2012. He is currently a substitute teacher for the Lawrence Public Schools and a swimming coach for Lawrence High School.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Wedding

Epperson and Rockey

Kelsey and Zack Rockey

Kelsey Epperson, Eudora, and Zack Rockey, Udall, were married June 4, 2011, at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Ira DeSpain officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Eric and Marge Epperson, Eudora.
The groom is the son of Loren and Lamecia Rockey, Udall.
Maid of honor was Haley Epperson. Best man was Caleb Rockey. Bridesmaids were Taylor Glessner, Nikki Anderson, Brooke Pryor and Chelsi Taylor. Groomsmen were Chase Day, Tim Sipe, Jared Drummond and Eric Reimer. Ushers were John Novotny, Brett Ferrell, Kyle Ferrell and Kevin Hostetter. Guest book attendant was Carrie Shuck. Greeters and program attendants were Taylor and Connor Shuck. Ringbearer was Acen Suffron. Flower girl was Avaree Suffron. Assistants were Morgan Rinck and Jean-Marie Jimeson. DJ was Scott Simpson.
A reception was given at Maceli’s.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Eudora High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in mass media with an emphasis in print and broadcast from Baker University in 2010. She has been employed as an account coordinator at Parris Communications, Inc. in Kansas City, Mo. since 2010.
The groom is a 2006 graduate of Udall High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mass media with an emphasis in broadcast from Baker University in 2010. He is an account manager at Golf Course Superintendents Association of America in Lawrence.
The couple reside in Lenexa.

Wedding

Woods and Kelly

Samantha and Michael Kelly

Samantha Woods, LaCrosse, and Michael Kelly, Hays, were married May 28, 2011, on the beach at Riviera Maya, Mexico.
The bride is the daughter of John and Carolyn Woods, LaCrosse.
The groom is the son of Terry and Gloria Kelly, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Rachel Legleiter. Bridesmaids were Alicia Kelley and Nikki Hoff. Best man was Paul Taylor. Groomsmen were Lance Legleiter and Leighton Schmidt.
A reception will be given today at LaCrosse City Auditorium.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of LaCrosse High School. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in speech language pathology from Fort Hays State University. She is employed at Denver Public Schools.
The groom is 2003 graduate at Hays High School. He earned an associate degree in electronics and computer technology from DeVry University in 2005 and is a network administer for Automotive Avenues in Lakewood, Colo.
The couple reside in Lakewood.

Engagement

Schneider and Schuyler

Jennifer Schneider and Jeremy Schuyler

Kerry and Becky Schneider along with Steve and Karen Schuyler announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer Schneider and Jeremy Schuyler, all of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Maize High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Kansas University and will receive a teaching degree from Ottawa University in December.
The future groom is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from KU and is a financial advisor at Waddell and Reed, Topeka.
The couple plan an Oct. 29, 2011, wedding at Danforth Chapel at KU.

Engagement

Argueta and Witt

Jason Aaron Witt and Toni Marie Argueta

Mario and Patricia Argueta announce the engagement of their daughter, Toni Marie Argueta, to Jason Aaron Witt, all of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 1999 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a doctorate in pharmacy from Kansas University in 2006 and is a pharmacist at Hy-Vee in Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Ed and Melba Witt, and Deb Witt, all of Norton. He is a 1998 graduate of Norton High School. He earned a telecommunications degree from Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland in 2001 and is employed by Knology.
The couple plan an Aug. 27, 2011, wedding at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Penzler and Randall

Jess Randall and Callie Penzler

Craig and Cindy Penzler announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline “Callie” Penzler, all of Lawrence, to Jess Randall, Paola.
The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Kansas University in 2008 and is a fourth grade teacher at Farley Elementary School in Topeka. She plans to graduate with a master’s degree in literacy instruction from KU in May 2012.
The future groom is the son of Tom and Kise Randall, Paola. He is a 2002 graduate of Paola High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in 2007 from KU and is attending KU Medical Center. He plans to graduate with a medical degree in May 2012.
The couple plan a June 7, 2012, wedding in Beaver Creek, Colo.

Engagement

White and Johnson

Julie Marie White and Seth Glen Johnson

Bob and Kristen White, Topeka, and Rose and Dave House, Eudora, along with Bimbo and Tammy Johnson, Baldwin City, announce the engagement of their children, Julie Marie White, Eudora, and Seth Glen Johnson, Baldwin City.
The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Eudora High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in commercial graphics and print management from Pittsburg State University in 2009 and is employed by Berry Plastics.
The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Eudora High. He earned a bachelor’s degree in construction management from PSU in 2008 and is employed by BRB Contractors.
The couple plan an Oct. 15, 2011, wedding at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora.

Engagement

Smith and Karwas

Alex Karwas and Rachel Smith

Jeff and Yvonne Smith, Plano, Texas, along with Fred and Kristie Karwas, Wildwood, Mo., announce the engagement of their children, Rachel Smith and Alex Karwas, both of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Plano West Senior High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Kansas University in 2008 and has been employed by the KU School of Engineering Career Center as a career services coordinator since June 2010.
The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Lafayette High School in Wildwood. He earned a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from KU in 2010 and is pursuing a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from KU. He is employed as graduate research assistant working for the KU School of Engineering on a NASA-funded research project.
The couple plan a June 2012 wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Davis and Gerhardt

Travis Gerhardt and Casey Davis

Gary and Donna Davis, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Davis, to Travis Gerhardt, both of Warrensburg, Mo.
The future bride is a 2007 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. She earned an associate’s degree in physical therapy for Kansas City Kansas Community College in 2009.
The future groom is the son of Norma Mann, Peculiar, Mo., and Brian and Robin Gerhardt, Buckner, Mo. He is a 2004 graduate of Raymore-Peculiar High School. He earned an associate degree in heavy equipment CAT specific from Linn State Technical College in 2006.
The couple plan a Sept. 3, 2011, wedding at the Victorian Veranda Country Inn in Lawrence.

Engagement

Daniel and Ulrich

Jordan Ulrich and Betsy Daniel

Chuck and Pat Daniel, Arcola, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Betsy Daniel, to Jordan Ulrich, both of Baldwin City.
The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Greenfield, Mo. High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 2007 and a master’s degree in special education in 2010, both from Baker University. She is employed by East Central Kansas Cooperative In Education as an interrelated resource teacher for Baldwin City Elementary School-Primary Center.
The future groom is the son of Marshall and Vicki Ulrich, Baldwin City. He is a 2002 graduate of Baldwin High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications from Kansas State University in 2007 and is co-owner/operator of Ulrich Brothers Farms.
The couple plan a Sept. 3, 2011, wedding at The Spring at Jack and Linda Frost’s home in Billings, Mo.