Couples Announcements

White and Heddy

Lyjah White, Oskaloosa, and Jason Heddy, Pensacola, Fla., announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Gary White, Oskaloosa, and Sandra White, Lawrence. She graduated from Oskaloosa High School and attended Dodge City Community College before entering the military as an air ...

Pine

Ken and Rowena Pine, Lawrence, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary July 1. A dinner at the WeatherVane in Charleviox, Mich., was attended by relatives from Texas, Maryland, Illinois, Kansas and Michigan. Ken Pine and Rowena Nehrbass were married Jan. 28, 1949, at Centenary Methodist ...

Silva and Johnson

Kristi Silva, Los Alamos, N.M., and Jarrett Johnson, Lawrence, were married June 27, 2009, at La Posada de Santa Fe, Santa Fe, N.M., with Don Lucero officiating. The bride is the daughter of Richard Silva, Albuquerque, N.M., and Diana Honnell, Los Alamos, N.M. The groom is the son of Michael ...

Butell and Hunziker

Dominique Butell, Baldwin City, and Christopher Hunziker, Princeton, were married June 19, 2009, in an outdoor ceremony at the home of friends in Princeton, with Jack Murphy officiating. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Colleen Butell, Baldwin City, and Linda Anderson, Baldwin City. The ...

Krug and Stauffer

Louise Stauffer, Holland, Mich., and Nick Krug, St. Charles, Mo., were married June 6, 2009, at The Eldridge Hotel, with Michael Lynn, uncle of the bride, officiating. The bride is the daughter of Clay Stauffer and Barbara Griffin, Holland, Mich., and Susan Lynn and Brian Wolfe, Iola. The ...

Cooper

James and Mildred Cooper, Lawrence, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary July 5 with a family gathering at their son Brian’s home in Shawnee. The couple were married July 2, 1944, at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. James was a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War ...

Harper

Theron and Dixie Harper, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. A card shower will be hosted by their children. The couple is planning a trip to Branson, Mo. Theron Harper and Dixie Deems were married July 17, 1949, at the home of the bride’s parents in Butler, ...

Budd

Forrest and Susie Budd, Lawrence, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. A dinner is planned for a later date. Forrest Budd and Susie Rogers were married July 15, 1939, in Lawrence, and have continued to maintain their home here. Forrest attended Kansas University ...

Rife and Rife

Nancy Coleman and Joel Rife, both of Albuquerque, N.M., were married May 30, 2009, at the Salsa del Salto Inn, near Taos, N.M., with the Rev. Tim Maiz officiating. The bride is the daughter of Hal and Ruth Coleman, Fountain Hills, Ariz., and Betty and Otho Lovering of Albuquerque. The groom ...

Casas and Casas

Amanda Atwell, Surprise, Ariz., formerly of Lawrence, and Jose Casas, Surprise, Ariz., were married May 29, 2009, at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Sun City, Ariz., with the Rev. Martha Conner officiating. The bride is the daughter of William Atwell, Lawrence, and Angela Atwell, ...

Chalmers and Ray

Kerry Chalmers, Baldwin City, and Mark Ray, Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of the late Walter and Margret Chalmers. The future groom is the son of Bill and Sharon Ray, Lawrence. The couple plan an Oct. 17, 2009, wedding at Worden United Methodist ...

Gadberry and Laughlin

Gary and Therese Laughlin announce the engagement of their daughter Amber Rae Laughlin, all of Baldwin City, to Zack “Hat” Gadberry, Glencoe, Okla. The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Baldwin High School. She is studying for a bachelor’s degree in biology at Oklahoma State University ...

Lorenzo

Stu and Melanie Lorenzo, Lawrence, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary with family and friends at 7 p.m., July 11 at the Eagles Lodge in Lawrence. Stu Lorenzo and Melanie Wilson were married on July 7, 1979, at First Christian Church, in Lawrence, with the Rev. Ron Goodman ...

Shobe

Roy and Ann Shobe, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 1308 Lawrence Ave. The couple were married June 26, 1949, in Denver. Roy graduated from Englewood (Colo.) High School in 1944 and Ann graduated from St. Francis High ...

McCleary

George F. and Marilyn McCleary, Lawrence, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 13 in the Alton Ballroom at Pachamama’s. Friends and relatives came from Ohio, New Hampshire, Florida and California to attend the celebration, including the best man, Bill Parchen, from Aiken, S.C. ...

McGriff

James “Jerry” and P. Joan McGriff, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children and grandchildren, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the couple’s home, 4205 Goldfield. The couple were married June 14, 1959, Argos, Ind. Joan and Jerry grew up ...

Zlatkovsky and Zlatkovsky

Katrina Kline, Lawrence, and Michael Zlatkovsky, Eagle River, Alaska, were married May 17, 2009, at Powell Gardens, Kingsville, Mo., with the Rev. Judy Long O’Neal officiating. The bride is the daughter of Larry and Helen Kline, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Alexander Zlatkovsky and ...

Hill and Hill

Lindsay Rene Sowder, Toronto, and John Howard Hill III, Lawrence, were married June 6, 2009, at the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Wichita, with the Rev. Ira DeSpain officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Cheryl Sowder, Toronto. The groom is the son of John II and Debra Lee ...

Martinez

Andy and Helen Martinez, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today with family. Andy Martinez and Helen Chavez were married on June 27, 1959, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Andy graduated from Ottawa High School in 1955. He moved to Lawrence in ...

Hamlin

Bill and Mary Lou Hamlin, Eudora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a 5 p.m. Mass today at the Holy Family Catholic Church of Eudora followed by a reception in the parish hall. William Hamlin and Mary Lou Van Norman were married on June 27, 1959, in Tomahawk, Wis. The couple ...