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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Bohardt and Reanier

Holly and Patrick Reanier

Holly Bohardt, Lawrence, and Patrick Reanier, Seattle, were married March 12, 2011, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with the Rev. Tom Brady officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Carol Ball, Lawrence, and the late John Ball.
The groom is the son of Burton Reanier, Everett, Wash., and Carol Reanier, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
Maid of honor was Julie Elston. Best man was Chris Reanier. Flower girl was Emily Elston. Ringbearers were Jack Reanier and William Elston. Readers were Kelly Jo Karnes and Mark Leonardson.
A reception was given at Adams Alumni Center.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Anniversary

Jackson

Anne and John Jackson

John and Anne Jackson, rural Baldwin City, formerly of Berryton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 28 at the American Legion in downtown Baldwin City.
Anne Denison and John Jackson were married May 28, 1961, at the First Presbyterian Church in Fredonia.
John was a civil engineer for the Kansas Department of Transportation in bridge design. Anne was a registered nurse in Topeka.
They have three sons, Brian and daughter-in-law Lisa, Olathe; Steve, Baldwin City; and Eric and daughter-in-law, Heidi; and three grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.

Engagement

Babcock and Gunter

Jocelyn Babcock and Travis Gunter

Jocelyn Babcock and Travis Gunter, both of Merriam, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Susan and John Esau, and Stan Hazlett, all of Lawrence, and Don and Sherry Babcock, Cape Girardeau, Mo. She is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School. She earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance from Kansas University in 2005 and is the assistant director of accounting at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
The future groom is the son of Melissa Gunter, and Steve and Terry Gunter, all of Shawnee. He is a 1997 graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from KU in 2003 and is a free-lance architect and owner of Karma Designs.
The couple plan a Sept. 10, 2011, wedding in Carmel Valley, Calif.

Engagement

Friedt and Steiner

Lexi Jo Friedt and Jared Walter Steiner

Florian and Jacqueline Friedt announce the engagement of their daughter, Lexi Jo Friedt, to Jared Walter Steiner, all of Dickinson, N.D.
The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Trinity High School and a 2007 graduate of Dickinson State University. She is a kindergarten teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School in Dickinson.
The future groom is the son of Keith and Francine Steiner, Lawrence, and Nadine Steiner, Bismarck, N.D. He is a 2001 graduate of Dickinson High School.
The couple plan a May 21, 2011, wedding at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Dickinson.

Engagement

Wallace and Squires

Tim Squires and Ashly Wallace

Jeff Wallace, Eudora, and Gayle and Cindy Lutz, Lawrence, along with Ken and Kathy Squires, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Ashly Wallace and Tim Squires, both of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High School. She will earn a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Kansas University this May and will student-teach kindergarten at Sunflower Elementary School in Gardner.
The future groom is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High. He earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and information systems from KU in 2010 and is a system engineer for Cerner Corporation in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
The couple plan a July 23, 2011, wedding at the Kansas Union in Lawrence.

Engagement

Woodward and Reyes

Bryan Reyes and Kristen Woodward

Mike and Kathy Woodward, Orange Park, Fla., formerly of Eudora, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Woodward, to Bryan Reyes, both of Jacksonville, Fla.
The future bride is a graduate of Eudora High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kansas University and is the marketing manager for Genesis Group in Jacksonville.
The future groom is the son of Steve Reyes, Lawtey, Fla., and Patty Reyes, Starke, Fla. He is a graduate of Bradford County High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of North Florida. He is a licensed certified public accountant and is a senior tax manager for the Griggs Group CPAs in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
The couple plan a Nov. 4, 2011, wedding in Jacksonville.

Engagement

Lawless and Cobb

Holly Lawless and John Cobb

Holly Lawless and John Cobb, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Pete and Marsha Rich, Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Alan and Nina Cobb, Lawrence.
The couple plan a May 28, 2011, wedding at The New Life In Christ Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Lawhorn and Gering

Joshua Gering and Susan Lawhorn

Drs. David and Stephanie Lawhorn announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Lawhorn, to Joshua Gering, all of Lawrence.
The future bride is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Kansas University. She is a second-year law student at Michigan State University.
The future groom is the son of Robert and Lisa Gering, Lawrence. He is also a graduate of Lawrence High. He attended KU and completed paramedic school. He is a paramedic with the Lansing-Mason Ambulance Service in Lansing, Mich.
The couple plan a June 4, 2011, wedding at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence.

Engagement

Allen and Scott

Taylor Scott and Christy Allen

Rand and Gail Allen announce the engagement of their daughter, Christy Allen, all of Lawrence, to Taylor Scott, Wichita.
The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Kansas University in 2009 and is employed with The Navigators at KU.
The future groom is the son of Mark and Alison Scott, Wichita. He is a 2006 graduate of Wichita North High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in education from KU in 2010 and is also employed with The Navigators.
The couple plan an Oct. 1, 2011, wedding in Lawrence.

Wedding

Laster and Criss

Mike and Tere Criss

Tere Laster and Mike Criss, both of Lawrence, were married Dec. 4, 2010, at the V.F.W., with Carmen Hocking officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Leonard Laster, Bakersfield, Calif., and Velda Gabel, Sugar Grove, Ill.
The groom is the son of Janice Doores, Lawrence.
Matron of honor was Amanda Mische. Best man was Michael Criss Jr. Bridesmaids were Khela Smith, Amber Criss and Samantha Criss. Groomsmen were Steve Shades and Rick Aldrich. Flower girl was Savannah Criss. Ringbearer was Clayton Mische.
The bride was escorted by her son, Connor Smith.
A reception followed at the V.F.W.
The bride graduated from De Soto Senior High School and is employed with MV Transportation.
The groom graduated from Lawrence High School and is employed with Engineered Air.
The couple reside in Lawrence.