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Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Wedding

Neal and McPhail

Freda and Ryan McPhail

Freda Trenae Neal and Ryan Lucas McPhail, both of Lawrence, were married Feb. 25, 2012, at Mustard Seed Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Paul Taylor officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Rance and Earnestine Neal, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Gerry and Marcia McPhail, Lawrence.
Maid of honor was Kenyetta Turner. Best man was Michael Blanck. Bridesmaids were Amy Kennedy, Kirsten Brown and Yolanda Neal. Groomsmen were Ashley Oelschlaeger, Kevin Bird, Robb McPhail and Randy McPhail. Flower girl was Samyra Crawford. Ringbearer was Devin Neal. Guestbook attendant was Robyn Walker.
A reception followed at Maceli’s.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baker University in 2011.
The groom is a 1998 graduate of Free State High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2003.
The couple reside in Lawrence.

Engagement

Dobski and Christensen

Katie Christensen and Michael Dobski

Tom and Marilyn Dobski, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their son, Michael Dobski, to Katie Christensen, both of Lenexa.
The future groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from DePaul University in Chicago and is an owner/operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Shawnee and De Soto.
The future bride is the daughter of Randy and Jean Christensen, Mason City, Iowa. She is a graduate of Mason City High School. She earned a doctorate of pharmacy degree from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and is employed at O’Brien Pharmacy in Mission.
The couple plan an Aug. 25, 2012, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Morgan and Leifer

Charles Leifer and Leslie Morgan

Ken and Patty Morgan announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Morgan, all of Topeka, to Charles Leifer, Lawrence.
The future bride is a graduate of Shawnee Heights High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Fort Hays State University and is a registered nurse at St. Francis Health Center in Topeka.
The future groom is the son of John and Lori Leifer, Shawnee, and Anne Owen and Mark Hodges, Lawrence. He is a graduate of Lawrence High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Kansas University, and is a computer programmer at Mediaphormedia in Lawrence.
The couple plan a Sept. 15, 2012, wedding at Mater Dei Holy Name Catholic Church in Topeka.

Engagement

Zickefoose and Deck

Derek Deck and Dillon Marie Zickefoose

Cindy Epperson and Bob Starr, St. Charles, Mo., along with Greg Zickefoose, Shawnee, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dillon Marie Zickefoose, to Derek Deck, both of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 2010 graduate of Kansas University and is employed by Farmers Insurance in Olathe.
The future groom is the son of Mary Ann and Glenn Deck, Lawrence. He is also a 2010 graduate of KU and is employed by Pinnacle Woods in Lawrence.
The couple plan a June 2, 2012, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

LaGesse and Mortazavi

Jenny Heather LaGesse and Larry Khashayar Mortazavi

Jenny Heather LaGesse, Houston, and Larry Khashayar Mortazavi, Tehran, Iran, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of John LaGesse, Lawrence, and the late Diane LaGesse. She is a 1996 graduate of Newton High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in geology from Kansas University in 2000, a master’s degree in geology from Virginia Tech in 2003, and a master’s degree in petroleum reservoir systems from Colorado School of Mines in 2005. She is a petrophysicist for Chevron in Houston.
The future groom is the son of Hossein and Fataneh Mortazavi, Tehran. He is a 1995 graduate of Kamal High School in Tehran. He earned a doctorate in medicine from Shahid Beheshti School of Medicine 2003 in Tehran and is a psychiatry resident at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
The couple plan an Oct. 27, 2012, wedding at The Grove in downtown Houston.

Engagement

Hime and Dulan

Silas S. Dulan III and Brandi E. Hime

Brandi E. Hime, Eudora, and Silas S. Dulan III, Oklahoma City, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Darren and Joyce Green, Lawrence, and the late Brad Hime.
The future groom is the son of Silas II and Sonya Dulan, Oklahoma City.
The couple plan a July 28, 2012, wedding at The Berg in Kansas City, Mo.