Couples Announcements

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 ...

Daugherty

Don and Dorothy Daugherty, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren later this summer. Don Daugherty and Dorothy McCray were married June 27, 1959, at University Methodist Church in Madison, Wis., with the Rev. Allen C. Best officiating. ...

Patten and Patten

Mary Gower Hill and William Allen Bryan Patten, both of Washington, D.C., were married May 24, 2009, at the home of bride’s parents in Lawrence, with the Rev. Ed Snow officiating. The bride is the daughter of Stephen and Marcia Hill. The groom is the son of Bryan and Kathy Patten, Lookout ...

Johnston and Johnston

Nealy Anne Vicker, Newport Beach, Calif., and Jason Scott Johnston, Philadelphia, were married May 8, 2009, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with the Rev. Gary W. Teske officiating. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Sonja Vicker, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Richard ...

Dexter and Hinshaw

Kristen Dexter and Matt Hinshaw, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Brian and Diana Dexter, Overland Park. She is a 2005 graduate of Shawnee Mission South High School and earned an elementary education degree from Kansas University in May. She ...

Shaw and Shaw

Katherine Williams, Waco, Texas, and Jeremiah Shaw, Elizabeth, Colo., were married May 2, 2009, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with Judge Robert Fairchild officiating. The bride is the daughter of Algen Williams, Lawrence, and Beth Lancaster, Vallejo, Calif. The groom is the son of ...

Whitaker and Monaghan

Amanda Whitaker and Michael Monaghan, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of David Santiago, Reno, Nev., and Leanne Miller, Denver. She is a graduate of Lawrence Alternative High School and Washburn University. The future groom is the son of John and ...

Stafford and Bossert

Kurt and Patti Bossert along with Mark and Karen Stafford, all of Topeka, announce the engagement of their children, Jamie Bossert and Jason Stafford, both of Lawrence. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Washburn Rural High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from ...

Davalos and Wainwright

Rose Mary Davalos, Hutchinson, along with Jack Wainwright, Sparks, Nev., and Cathy Wainwright, Biloxi, Miss., announce the engagement of their children, Sandra Davalos and Ken Wainwright, both of Eudora. The future bride is also the daughter of the late Joe Davalos Jr. She is a graduate of ...

Pine

Wayne and Ruth Pine, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends Saturday and Sunday. Wayne Pine and Ruth Kempter were married on June 17, 1949, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University. They have two sons, Michael and wife Mary, Mulvane, and Kent, Baldwin ...