Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements



Harriett and Gary Hamon

Gary and Harriett Hamon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22nd.
They were married in Effingham, Kansas in 1963 and have lived in Lawrence since 1989.
They own Capital Belt & Supply, Inc. in Topeka and are both still active in the business along with their two sons, Troy and Travis.
They have four granddaughters, Miranda, Mikayla, Tory and Tegan and daughter-in-laws, Amanda (Martin) Hamon and Jennifer (Stanwick) Hamon.
No reception is planned. They will be taking a second honeymoon to California this fall.
Harriett and Gary Hamon


Parrish and Butler

Thomas and Weatherly Parrish

Thomas Andrew Parrish and Weatherly Danielle Butler were married September 22, 2012 at Corpus Christi Church in Lawrence, KS. Msgr. Vince Krische officiated.
The bride is the daughter of John and Kristi Butler, Lawrence, KS. The groom is the son of Brenda and Rob Parrish, Lawrence, KS. The matron of honor was Kathryn Hart, maid of honor was Alyson Butler, and bridesmaid was Sarah Parrish. Best man was Josh Byrnes, and groomsmen were T.R. Reese and Jordan Grosksurth. A reception, dinner, and dance followed at Maceli’s.
The bride graduated from Free State High School in 2007. She graduated from K-State in 2012 with a Masters in Business. She is employed by Target in the management program in Wichita. The groom graduated from Free State High School in 2007. He graduated from K-State in 2011 with a chemical engineer degree. He is employed as a process engineer with Oxy-Chem in Wichita.
The couple resides in Derby.


Hyler and Vahsholtz

Jesse Esser Vahsholtz and Elizabeth Brooke Hyler

Eric and Linda Hyler, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth Brooke Hyler to Jesse Esser Vahsholtz both of Tampa, Florida.
The future bride graduated from Lawrence High School in 2004 and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from Kansas State University in 2009. She is a Merchandising Associate and in-store Designer at Crate and Barrel and does free-lance graphic design work.
The future groom is the son of Dennis and Annetta Vahsholtz of Herington, Kansas. He is a 2000 graduate of Herington High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Strategic Communications from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas in 2005. He is an Account Supervisor at PP+K, Inc., an advertising agency in Tampa, and a co-owner of Millennium Golf Discs.
The couple plans a September 1, 2013, wedding in Lawrence.


Deaver and Lauridsen

Lauren Grace Deaver and Adam Oliver Keith Lauridsen

Michael and Carol Deaver of Garden City announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Grace Deaver to Adam Oliver Keith Lauridsen. He is the son of Lee and Cathy Lauridsen of Lawrence.
The bride to be is the granddaughter of Ruth Richards and the late Harvey Richards of Garden City and Leroy and Dorothy Deaver of Clay Center. Her fiance is the grandson of Eva and the late Clyde Cramer of Lawrence and Louise and the late Lamonte Lauridsen of Baldwin.
The bride to be graduated from Garden City High School in 2009 and from the University of Kansas in 2012 with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. She is an executive assistant at The Professional Renewal Center, Lawrence.
Her fiancé is a 2005 graduate of Free State High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Kansas with a bachelor of arts degree in French. He is a program director at Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence.
The wedding is planned for November 2, 2013 at Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Lawrence.


Wright and Jehle

Mark Jehle and Danielle Wright

Danielle Wright and Mark Jehle of Baldwin City announce their engagement. Danielle is the daughter of Joe Wright, Brookville, KS and Rhonda Wright, Panama City, Panama. Mark is the son of Charles and Janet Jehle, Baldwin City.
The future bride graduated from KU in 2009 with a Master of Social Welfare. She is a social worker at Johnson County Department of Health and Environment. The future groom is a 2008 graduate from Pittsburgh State University with a Technical Certificate in Electrical Technology. He is an electrician at Lawrence Paper Company and also farms with his family.
The couple plan a Sept. 14, 2013 wedding at Worden United Methodist Church, Baldwin City.


Wales and Schwien

Stacey Wales and Brock Schwien

Timothy and Cathy Wales of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Wales, to Brock Schwien, son of Jay and Michelle Schwien of Wichita. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in 2009 from the University of Kansas, and her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2013 from Wichita State University. She is employed at Kansas City Allergy and Asthma as a Physician Assistant. The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Andover High School. He graduated in 2007 from the University of Kansas with his Bachelors of Science in English and in 2009 from the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, Arizona. He is employed as a musician in the greater Kansas City area. The couple plan an October 5, 2013 wedding in Temecula, CA.