Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements


Gilges and Brazzle

Lauren Gilges and Luke Brazzle

Elvin and Denise Gilges of Baldwin City, KS announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Gilges to Luke Brazzle, son of Jim and Sandy Brazzle of Wamego, KS.
The bride to be graduated from Baldwin High School in 2004. She graduated from Baker University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She now works as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Room at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan, KS. Lauren is the granddaughter of Patricia Gilges of Baldwin City.
The future groom graduated from Wamego High School in 2004. He graduated from Manhattan Area Technical College in 2009 with a degree in Electric Power and Distribution. He now works as a Journeymen Lineman for Bluestem Electric Cooperative in Wamego. Luke is the grandson of John Brazzle of Wamego and Jack and Virginia Colbert of Zeandale, KS.
Lauren and Luke are planning to wed June 1, 2013 in Baldwin City.


Leiker and Jarvis

Richard Jarvis and Jessica Leiker

Mr. and Mrs. David Leiker of Great Bend, KS, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leiker, to Richard Jarvis, son of Wayne and Susan Jarvis of Baldwin City, KS. The couple met at their alma mater, the University of Kansas, in Lawrence. The future bride graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology and is graduating with a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Kansas School of Medicine this May. She will be a resident physician at Via Christi Family Medicine Residency Program in Wichita, KS this July. The future groom received a Bachelor of General Studies degree in Geography with an emphasis in GIS from the University of Kansas. He is employed as a Junior GIS Developer at Bartlett and West in Topeka, KS. The wedding is planned in late April at Circle S Ranch in Lawrence, KS.