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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Kissinger and Nagely

Bret Nagely and Alexandra Kissinger

Mike and Tammy Kissinger announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Kissinger, all of Tonganoxie, to Bret Nagely, Hooker, Okla.
The future bride is a 2007 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. She attended Kansas State University and graduated as an licensed practical nurse from Kansas City Kansas Community College. She is a LPN at Shawnee Crossings located within Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
The future groom is the son of Donald and Joetta Nagely, Abilene. He is a 2006 graduate of Chapman High School. He earned an electrical power and distribution degree from Manhattan Area Technical College and is an electrical lineman for Tri-County Electric in Hooker.
The couple plan an Oct. 6, 2012, wedding in Tonganoxie.

Engagement

Weaver and King

Ellen Weaver and Steven King

Victor and Barbara Weaver, Shawnee, along with Dennis and Teresa King, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Ellen Weaver and Steven King, both of Alexandria, Va.
The future bride is a 2007 graduate of Shawnee Mission North High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in history from St. Olaf College in 2011 and is employed in children’s Christian education and in the day school at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria.
The future groom is a 2005 graduate of Bishop Seabury Academy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kansas University in 2009 and is attending Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria.
The couple plan a July 28, 2012, wedding at Grace Episcopal Cathedral in Topeka.

Engagement

Scaletty and McDowell

Alyson Scaletty and Evan McDowell

Steve and Robyn Scaletty, Lawrence, along with Larry and Barb McDowell, Plainfield, Ind., announce the engagement of their children, Alyson Scaletty and Evan McDowell, both of Indianapolis.
The future bride is a 2001 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kansas University in 2005 and a Master of Business Administration degree from DePaul University in 2010. She is a supply chain planner for Brightpoint.
The future groom is a 1998 graduate of Avon (Ind.) High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2002 and a master’s degree in kinesiology in 2005, both from Indiana University, and a MBA from DePaul University in 2010. He is an associate product manager for Hologic.
The couple plan a Sept. 29, 2012, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Haas and Wright

Amanda Rose Haas and Jordan Spencer Wright

Chuck Haas, Plano, Texas, and Mary Ann Kramer, Topeka, along with Frank and Kim Wright, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Amanda Rose Haas, Wichita, and Jordan Spencer Wright, Lawrence.
The future bride is a graduate of Topeka High School, Baker University and Washburn University School of Law. She is an attorney at Morris Laing Evans Brock & Kennedy, Chtd. in Wichita.
The future groom is a graduate of Free State High School and Kansas University. He is a computer technician at Best Buy.
The couple plan a Sept. 22, 2012, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Curran and Bowlin

Matthew Bowlin and Rhea Curran

Ted and Jill Curran, McPherson, along with Lyle and Paula Bowlin, Baldwin City, announce the engagement of their children, Rhea Curran and Matthew Bowlin, both of Baldwin City.
The future bride is a graduate of McPherson High School and Hutchinson Community College. She is the shipping receiver at Tractor Supply Company in Topeka.
The future groom is a graduate of Baldwin High School and North Central Kansas Technical College. He is a heavy equipment diesel technician with Hamm Companies in Perry.
The couple plan an Oct. 6, 2012, wedding at the home of the groom’s parents.

Engagement

Zwiener and Rumbach

Patrick Rumbach and Amanda Zwiener

Raymond and Lisa Zwiener announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Zwiener, all of Lawrence, to Patrick Rumbach, Overland Park.
The future bride is a 2008 graduate of Free State High School. She will earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Baker University this December.
The future groom is the son of Robert and Kazuyo Rumbach, Overland Park. He is a 2005 graduate of Shawnee Mission West High School and is pursuing a business administration degree at Johnson County Community College.
The couple plan a May 11, 2013, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Helm and Pollard

Heather Helm and Justin Pollard

Brendan Helm and Kelly Nelson, both of Eudora, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Helm, to Justin Pollard, both of Eudora.
The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Eudora High School and is employed by Kansas City Eye Clinic in Overland Park.
The future groom is the son of Rick Pollard, Eudora, and Lisa Windham, Krum, Texas. He is a 2005 graduate of Krum High School and is employed at Rehrig Pacific Company in De Soto.
The couple plan a June 15, 2012, wedding at Stony Point Hall in Baldwin.

Anniversary

Supancic

Patty and Anthony Supancic III

Patty and Anthony Supancic III, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends in June.
Patty Atkinson and Anthony Supancic were married June 2, 1962, at Central United Methodist Church in Lawrence.
Anthony is now retired, after working most of his career in the glazing industry and starting Advance Glass & Mirror. Patty is retired from a bookkeeping and reception career.
They have two sons, Tony IV and wife Nancy, Wichita, and Tom and wife Carol, Eudora.
The couple request no gifts.

Anniversary

Othick

Wayne and Nancy Othick

Nancy and Wayne Othick, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
Nancy Kingsley and Wayne Othick were married June 1, 1962, in Oskaloosa.
Nancy graduated from Oskaloosa High School in 1962. Wayne attended Winchester High School. He was employed with the Lawrence Police Department for 27 years and has worked at the Federal Courthouse in Topeka for the past seven years as a court security officer. They were the owners of Wayne Othick Custom Buildings before retiring from the construction business. Nancy was active in the business and boarding horses.
They have a daughter, Sonja Hart and husband Mike, Lawrence; a son, Darren and wife Meghan, Baldwin City; and three grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.

Anniversary

Miller

Earl and Sue Miller

Sue and Earl Miller, Perry, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a open reception, hosted by their children and grandchildren, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 10 at Perry United Methodist Church.
Sue Hurd and Earl Miller were married June 10, 1962 at Perry Methodist Church.
Earl was a driver for Leonard Brothers Transport in Topeka and for many other truck companies in Topeka. He retired from ABF Freight Systems in 2000. Sue retired from the Perry-Lecompton School District in 2000.
They have two sons, Mike and wife Denise, Perry, and Tom and wife Marci, Topeka; and five grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to the couple at 103 E. Sixth St., Perry, KS 66073.

Anniversary

Harper

Nan and Jerry Harper

Nancy and Jerry Harper, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary later this summer with their children and grandchildren.
Nancy Kellogg and Jerry Harper were married May 31, 1962, in Danforth Chapel at Kansas University.
Nan and Jerry owned and operated two newspapers in Wichita and two bars in Lawrence. Jerry served in the Kansas legislature, and has practiced law in Lawrence and Topeka since 1979. Nan was a magazine editor in Washington, D.C., and a faculty member and administrator at KU and Bethany College in journalism and education. The couple volunteered to lead Western Civilization honors discussion classes, and directed and taught study-abroad and continuing-education courses for KU and for Johnson County Community College. They were active in the Oread Neighborhood Association, the Unitarian Fellowship, and their children’s activities. They have also lived in Brussels and Lindsborg.
The couple have a son, John and wife Cheryl, Lecompton; a daughter, Carrie Wiklund and husband Bob, Houston; three grandchildren, and one great-grandson.