Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements



Kenneth & Patty O’Connor, rural Lecompton, will celebrate their 50th Anniversary on August 6 at the Stull UM Church, Faith & Friendship Center from 2 to 4 pm. They were married in Pittsburg, Ks at the College Heights United Methodist Church on August 6, 1967. Both are retired from KDOT. Their son, Michael, and his wife Tara, two granddaughters, Cassody & Logan will host the reception.


Trybom and Bartz

Jim Trybom and Janet Bartz were married Aug. 5,
1967 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Lawrence.
They both grew up in Lawrence and now live in
Illinois. Please send cards to:
McKinley Court c/o Jim and Janet Trybom
500WMcKinley Ave
Decatur, Illinois 62526



Jerry and Terry Tuckwin celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on July 15, 2017. The couple was married at the Catholic Chapel at Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka on July 1, 1967. Jerry and Terry enjoyed a Mass and luncheon with family and friends. The couple met at Wichita State University, married and went to the Air Force. While stationed in Tucson, Jerry and Terry both completed Masters degrees at the University of Arizona. They returned to Lawrence in 1970. Jerry's career was at Haskell Indian Nations University as coach, athletic directors and administrator for 32 years. Terry taught in the public schools for 30 years. The couple has two children John and Shannon (deceased). The luncheon was hosted by John, his wife Cheryl and their children Ava and Jackson and also by Shannon's children, Alex, Anna and Sam. A family trip to Colorado will continue the celebration.



Eldon and Charlene Statler celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 24, 2017. They were married in Bentonville, Arkansas on July 24, 1952. Eldon and Charlene have two daughters, Carolyn Durrant (Rick) and Nancy Walker. They are also the proud grandparents of four granddaughters and two great grandsons.