Couples Announcements

Garrison and Bode

Henry Bode Jr. of Towanda, KS and Robin Ridgeway of Blue Springs, MO announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha May Bode, to David Dean Garrison Jr., son of David Dean Sr. and Kelly Garrison of Vinland, KS. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Blue Springs High School in Blue Springs, ...

Herod and Aiken

Johnny and Cyndy Herod of Lee's Summit, MO, formerly of Lawrence, KS, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rachelle (Rae) Pualilia Herod to David Michael Aiken, son of Ronald Aiken, Lawrence, and Sheila Aiken, Colorado. Rae is a 2001 graduate of Lawrence High School, ...

Burkhead

Carl and Joyce Burkhead of Lawrence were married on June 2, 1957 in Kansas City, Missouri at the church where they first met when she was nine and he was eleven. In the mid-fifties, they fell in love while Carl was attending the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy (now known as the Missouri ...

Kuhlman

In celebration of Al and Donna Kuhlman’s 60th wedding anniversary on June 1st, their family is encouraging friends and family to honor their special day with a card shower. Please send cards of congratulations to: Mr. & Mrs. Al Kuhlman, 3603 Yale, Lawrence, KS, 66049. The family ...

Fowler

Allen and Rosie Fowler, Linwood, KS will celebrate their 70th anniversary May 29, 2017. They were married in Lawrence in 1947. Allen retired from Kmart Distribution Center and Rosie retired from USD 497 Food Service. Allen and Rosie have two sons, David Fowler (deceased) and Michael Fowler of ...

Lang

On May 28, 2017, Ron and Carolyn Lang will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 28, 1967 in Topeka, Kansas. Mrs. Lang is the daughter of the late Edwin and Melba Miller of Topeka. She worked at Kansas University for 30 years and retired from KU's Natural History ...

Nease

Don and Sandra (Robbins) Nease were married at Dan­forth Chapel at the University of Kansas on June 2, 1957 by Reverend Albert Bramble. Friends and family of the couple are welcome to at­tend an open house to celebrate their 60th anniversary at the Chipperfield Clubhouse located at 2745 ...

Cheung and Staples

Teija Cheung and Ian Staples are pleased to announce their en­gagement. The couple, who have known each other since 9th grade, currently live in Wash­ington, D.C. Teija is a graduate of Free State High School and is the Private Dining Co­ordinator for Mindful Restaurant Group. She is the ...

Funk and Petrik

Doug & Kathy Funk of Lawrence, KS, formerly of Concordia, KS, are pleased to an­nounce the engagement of their daughter Haley Anne Funk to Taylor Lee Petrik, son of Rick & Danna Petrik, Topeka, KS. Haley is a 2008 graduate of Concordia High School, a 2013 graduate of Kansas State ...

Rowen

Kenneth and Mary Margaret Rowen invite their friends to join in the celebration of their 60th wedding an­niversary and Ken's 90th birthday. A recep­tion will be held Sunday, May 28 from 2­ 4 PM at the West Cam­pus of First Methodist Church, 867 Hwy 40. The couple were mar­ried June 30, ...

Willis

In celebration of Jerry and Charlotte (Patterson) Willis’ 60th wedding anniversary on June 1, their family would like to honor them with a card shower. The couple was married on June 1, 1957 in Wellington, KS. To­gether they moved to several locations until settling in Lawrence, KS in 1969. ...

Craig

Don & Mary Kay Craig celebrated their 60th wedding an­niversary with a dinner joined by their children Michael (Kristy) Thomas and Deborah, their grandchildren and great­grandchildren. They were married December 15, 1956 in Lawrence and have lived in Lawrence most of their lives.

Rood

Jim and Terry Rood are celebrating their 50th anniversary on April 22nd, 2017. Jim Rood and Terry Best were married in Lawrence, Kansas in 1967 at Trinity Epis­ copal Church. They have one son, Dan Rood, married to Cyndi Rood. They enjoy retirement, traveling together, great food, and bragging ...

Barnes and Couch

Randy and Michelle Barnes of Lawrence, KS are pleased to an­nounce the engagement of their daughter, Carly Michelle Barnes, to Ad­dison Paul Couch, son of Brian and Cindy Couch of Centennial Colorado. The future bride is a graduate of Lawrence Free State High School and re­ceived a Bachelor ...

Beers

Glenn and Rosella Beers, Lawrence, will celebrate their 70th an­niversary on April 20th, 2017. Glenn Beers and Rosella House were married on April 20, 1947 in Lawrence, KS. Mr. Beers is retired from Norris Brothers Sheet Metal Depart­ments. Mrs. Beers is a homemaker. The couple have two ...

Patchen

Mike and Sandy Patchen, rural Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary tomorrow. They were married on April 9, 1967.

Samuels

Danny and Judy Samuels will celeb­ rate their 50 years of love with a reception from noon­3 pm. on Saturday, April 8, in the Lake Shawnee Garden House, Topeka. They were married on April 8, 1967 in Eudora, Kansas. Mrs. Samuels is the daughter of Yoland and the late John Reeves of Eudora. ...

Gadt

On January 29, 2016, Larry and Jac­queline Gadt celeb­ rated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple met in Okinawa, Japan while serving in the Army and married in Phoenix, Arizona in 1946. In their many years together, they have raised a daugh­ter, traveled the world, lived in nu­merous ...

Fox and Boland

Bryan and Laura Fox, Lawrence, KS, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Fox to Bryce Boland, son of Shawn and Lynne Bo­ land, Overbrook, KS. The future bride is a 2012 homeschool graduate and will graduate with her Bachelor's in Exercise Science from the University ...

Barton and Johnson

On December 31, 2016, Andy Barton and Danyelle Johnson were married in a private ce­remony on the beach in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The bride is the daugh­ter of Steve and Chalisa Johnson of Eudora, Kansas. The groom is the son of Joe and Terri Barton of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. The bride and groom ...