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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Overall and Wickey

Megan and John Wickey

Megan Overall, Caldwell, and John Wickey, Tonganoxie, were married May 21, 2011, in Bonita Springs, Fla., with the Rev. Les Wicker officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Gage and Mary Overall, Caldwell.
The groom is the son of John and Ruth Wickey, Tonganoxie.
Maid of honor was Alissa Thurman. Best man was Tim Gornik.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Caldwell High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Baker University in 2007 and will graduate with a doctorate in physical therapy from Rockhurst University in May 2012.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Kansas University in 2008 and is employed with Wells Fargo in Overland Park.
The couple reside in Shawnee.

Wedding

Larson and Frederick

Danielle and Brett Larson

Danielle Frederick and Brett Larson, both of Hebron, Neb., were married June 11, 2011, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Mick Mulvany officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Deb Frederick, Plano, Texas.
The groom is the son of Dudley and Sally Larson, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Catie Brennan. Best man was Phillip Larson. Bridesmaids were Amber Baranski and Joanie Myers. Junior bridesmaids were Brooke Frederick and Taylor Philbrick. Flower girls were Lauren Philbrick and Joslyn Murray. Groomsmen were John Larson and Jay Amyx. Ringbearers were Vince Frederick and Justin Murray. Ushers were Dave Frederick, Tyson Frederick and Tanner Frederick. Lector was Chadd Murray. Eucharistic ministers were Mike Anderson and Greg Anderson. Program attendants were Mason Frederick, Nathan Murray and Colin Murray. Reception host and hostesses were Max and Teresa Murray, and Nancy Murray. Gift table attendant was Teresa Anderson.
A reception was held in the Naismith Ballroom in the Spring Hill Suites in Lawrence.
The bride is a graduate of Hayden High School in Topeka. She earned bachelor’s degrees in psychology and business from Kansas University in 2008 and is a youth specialist supervisor at the Youth Rehabilitation Treatment Center in Geneva, Neb.
The groom is a graduate of Free State High School. He earned bachelor’s degrees in health and physical education from KU in 2004 and is studying for a master’s degree in administration from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. He is a physical education teacher and the head wrestling coach at Thayer Central High School in Hebron.
The couple reside in Hebron.

Wedding

Winter and Lewis

Elizabeth and Paul Lewis

Elizabeth Boyd Winter, Lawrence, and Paul McKie Lewis, Prairie Village, were married May 29, 2011, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence, with the Revs. Michael Scully and John Schmeidler officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Wint Jr. and Mary Winter, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Ralph and Sara Lewis, Prairie Village.
Maids of honor were Katie Winter and Molly Winter. Best man was George Lewis. Bridesmaids were Lauren Abney, Nicole Lafond, Mary Noulles and Liz Lewis. Groomsmen were Jamey Dix, Tray Sifers, Tom Winter and Mitch Ross. Candlelighter was Caitlin Collins. Readers were Sarah Collins and Whitney Howell. Attendants were Austin Ice and Angie Brunfeldt. Ushers were Casey Cook, Miles Pringle and Mitch Ross.
A reception was given at the bride’s parents home in Old West Lawrence.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a fine arts degree from Kansas University in 2008 and is employed with Churchill in Fairway.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. He earned bachelor’s degrees in political science and international studies from KU in 2007 and a juris doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He will graduate with a master’s of laws degree in taxation from UMKC this December and is employed as associate counsel with Americo Financial Life, Kansas City, Mo.
The couple reside in Westwood.

Engagement

Campbell and Helm

Scott Helm and Tashe Campbell

Randy Campbell and Debbie Higgins-Campbell announce the engagement of their daughter, Tashe Campbell, to Scottie “Scott” Helm, all of Tonganoxie.
The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School and earned a Spanish health care interpreting certificate from Johnson County Community College. She plans to attend nursing school at Kansas University or Washburn University in spring 2013. She is a receptionist/interpreter at Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, PA in Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Bobby Helm and Lucinda Jones-Christoffersen, both of Lawrence. He is a 2003 graduate of Free State and is employed with Day and Night Sewer.
The couple plan a July 28, 2012, wedding at The Mission Theatre.

Engagement

Winter and Klein

Katherine Kennedy Winter and Matthew Henry Klein

Wint Jr. and Mary Winter, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Kennedy Winter, and Matthew Henry Klein, both of New York City.
The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Kansas University’s honors program in 2002, a master’s degree in educational foundation policy from the University of Colorado in 2004 and is employed with Partnership for the Homeless, New York City.
The future groom is the son of Jerry and Sandi Klein, Teaneck, N.J. He is a 1998 graduate of Teaneck High School. He earned bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and social thought and analysis from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002, a master’s degree in social welfare at Hunter College, New York City, in 2009 and is employed with Housing Conservation Coordinators, New York City.
The couple plan a Nov. 14, 2011, wedding in upstate New York.

Anniversary

Weeks

Julia and Gary Weeks

Gary and Julia Weeks, Lawrence, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 13 with family in Tulsa, Okla.
They were married Sept. 3, 1961, in Missouri.