Couples Announcements

Kreider

Harry and Virginia Kreider, Lawrence, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today with family. They couple were married May 30, 1939, at the First Christian Church, in Horton. They lived in Effingham for 18 years before moving to Lawrence in 1964. Harry worked for Kansas University ...

Parker

Larry and Ethel Parker, Beloit, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a reception from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 307 E. Fifth St., Concordia. The couple were married June 6, 1959 in Osage City. Larry graduated ...

Preston

John and Janet Preston will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception for family and friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 at the Community Hall in Perry. The event will be hosted by their children and a niece. John C. Preston and Janet Margaret Hart were married on June 6, ...

Montfoort

Jim and Emma Jean Montfoort, Topeka, formally of Overbrook, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 at Crestview Shelter House, 4901 SW Shunga Drive (two blocks north and one block east of 29th and Fairlawn), Topeka. The event will be hosted ...

McCreary

Fred and Mary McCreary, Baldwin City, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at Three Sisters Inn, Baldwin City. The couple were married May 23, 1969, at the First Presbyterian Church in Salina. They later moved ...

Hale

Gary and Kay Hale, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday with an open house for family and friends at their home. Assisting with arrangements will be their sons, David, Lawrence, and Greg, Valley Glen, Calif., and special friend, Michelle Meyer, Lawrence. Gary and ...

Givens

Robert and Jean Givens, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 7 with family. Robert Givens and Jean Mason were married June 7, 1959, at Partridge Community Church in Partridge. Robert graduated from Hutchinson High School. He worked for Dillons in Hutchinson, Lyons, ...

Epperson

Elmer “Mo” and Charlotte “Charlie” Epperson, Bella Vista, Ark., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 6 at 2265 N. 1137th Road in Eudora. The couple were married May 19, 1959, at the Terra Heights Baptist Church in Topeka. They ...

Garcia and Garcia

Carrie Lloyd, Lawrence, and Brandon Garcia, Springdale, Ark., were married Nov. 8, 2008, at The Garden Room at Ozark Mountain in Fayetteville, Ark., with Jesse Bryant officiating. The bride is the daughter of John and Joy Lloyd, Pine Bluff, Ark., and Dicksie Lloyd, Lawrence. The groom is ...

Guffey and Dawes

Ogene Johnson and Paula Guffey, Perry, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Guffey, to Gregory Dawes, both of Topeka. The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Eudora High School and is employed by Answer Topeka in Topeka. The future groom is son of Arlene Dawes, San Jose, Calif., ...

Laughlin and Price

Gary and Therese Laughlin, Baldwin City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Laughlin, Eudora, to Zack Price, Emporia. The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Spring Hill High School and earned a nursing degree from Johnson County Community College in 2003. She is a registered ...

Riat and Fishburn

Diane Catherine Riat and Bryan Cody Fishburn, both of rural Douglas County, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Douglas Riat and Ann Riat, both of Lawrence. She is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture ...

Milburn and Coates

Michael and Ardyth Milburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Cybill Dawn Milburn, to Casey Matthew Coates, all of Baldwin City. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Baldwin High School. She is studying for an elementary education degree at Emporia State University. The future ...

Tate and Lambrecht

Lauren Tate, Lawrence, and Preston Lambrecht, Goodland, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Steven and Susan Tate, Lawrence. She is a 2005 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School and will graduate this month with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Washburn ...

Butler and Hart

John and Kristi Butler announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Breanne Butler, to Justin Scott Hart, all of Lawrence. The future bride is a graduate of Free State High School and is an assistant teacher at Googles of Learning in Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Phil and ...

Yao and Younger

Jerome and Susan Younger announce the engagement of their son, Jerome “Garrett” Younger, all of Lawrence, to Tu Yao, HeYuan, China. The future bride is the daughter of Tu Qingping and Che Meiyan, both of HeYuan, China. She is earning a master’s degree in instructional technology design ...

Nutt and Gagne

Sara Anne Nutt, Lawrence, and David Heath Gagne, Lake Villa, Ill., were married March 7, 2009, at The Garfield Park Conservatory, in Chicago, with the Rev. Bruce Otto officiating. The bride is the daughter of David and Suzanne Nutt, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Gerard Gagne, Lake Villa, ...

Woods and Newland

Merle and Sharal Newland, Richmond, along with Jim and Lynn Woods, Kansas City, Kan., announce the engagement of their children, Megan Newland, Richmond, and Brian Woods, Kansas City, Kan. The future bride is a graduate of Wellsville High School. She earned an associate’s degree from Fort ...

Bahnmaier and Falley

Rick and Diane Falley announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Falley, to Daniel “Boone” Bahnmaier, all of Lawrence. The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Oral Roberts University in 2002 and a Master ...

Feldmeyer and McCauley

James McCauley and Vickie Lowe, both of Lawrence, along with Seeley and Gaudelia Feldmeyer, Meade, announce the engagement of their children, Jamie McCauley, Lawrence, and Ehren Feldmeyer, Meade. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree ...