Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2001


March 31, 2001



Becky Ford and Brian O'Keefe, both of Lawrence, were married July 15, 2000, at Abe and Jake's Landing, Lawrence, with John W. Lungstrum officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Allen and Joelle Ford, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Michael O'Keefe, Providence, R.I., and Prudy Sieg, Farmington, Mo.

The matrons of honor were Tracy Ford Stacey and Jennifer Ford Reedy. The maid of honor was Stephanie Ford.

Robert O'Keefe was the best man. Groomsmen were Thane Loffey and Andy Morgenstern.

Malik Ali, Wes Bonner, Chad Ward, Bill Zimmerman, Greg Stacey and Chris Reedy were ushers. Carter Stacey was the flower girl. Oliver O'Keefe was the ring bearer. The bridal attendant was Kira Gould.

The guest book attendants were Jennifer Arbogast and Kerry Nangle. Diane Corson and Diana Dresser were gift table attendants.

Programs were distributed by Hannah Arbogast, Madeline Beal, Meredith Beal, Daylen Bonner, Brendan Loffey, Taylor Lorson, Haley Corson, Austin Daniel, Marley Sutter and Tucker Sutter. Jimmy James was the reader. Janis Hutchinson was the pianist. Vocalists were Anna LaPoint, Lew Tilford, Terri Maracle and Michael Moore.

A reception took place at Abe and Jake's Landing. Cake servers were Linda James and Sally Six Hersh. Brooke Higginson, Spencer Higginson, Catie Hilton, Emma Hoyle, Jamie McCauley and Katie McCauley handed out cake.

The couple reside in Lecompton.


Jill Michelle Hilton and Mark Stephen LaPoint, both of Lawrence, were married Jan. 13, 2001, at Liberty Hall, Lawrence, with the Rev. Missy Black officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Russell and Jackie Hilton, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Jim and Ann LaPoint, Lawrence,

Bridesmaids were Caitie Hilton, Paula Hilton, Sharon Roybal and Kathy Osweiler. Groomsmen were Chuck Smith, Phillip Curnes, Mike Bender and Joe Sharkey.

Mike LaPoint, Matt LaPoint, Mitch LaPoint and Travis Hilton were ushers. Leigh Geis and Jill Wright were readers. Jenny LaPoint and Dana LaPoint were guest book attendants. Becky Ford O'Keefe, Danira Flores and Toni Dudley were cake servers.

Ann LaPoint and Matt LaPoint were vocalists. Michael Boring was accompanist. Mariachi Estrella were the musicians.

A reception was held at Liberty Hall.

The bride is a 1988 graduate of Chanute High School and a 1992 graduate of Kansas University. She received her master's degree from Baker University. She teaches French and Spanish at West Junior High School, Lawrence.

The groom is a 1986 Lawrence High School graduate. He also is a 1990 graduate of Kansas University. He received his master's degree from Kansas University. He is a vice president of sales for Security-Shred, Lenexa.

Following a honeymoon in the French Alps, the couple will reside in Lawrence.


Deborah Lynn Headley and David Paul Johanning Jr., both of Lawrence, were married Sept. 2, 2000, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lawrence, with the Rev. Charles Gilmore officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Robert and Alice Headley, Wellington. The groom is the son of David Sr. and Joyce Johanning, Wellington.

Beckey Headley was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Tierney Veatch, Marcie Haberman and Jana Wallace.

Kevin Finlay was the best man. Groomsmen were Ted Madl, Pat Mushrush and Joshua Quisling.

Scripture was read by Rita Madl and Courtney Crable. Ushers were Mike Headley, Danny Friedlander and Hoang Vu. Candle lighters were Stephanie Johanning and Andrew Madl. Program attendants were Rachelle Headley and Mariya Vaughan. Kate Swingle was guest book attendant. The wedding coordinator was Stacee Martin.

A reception was held at Liberty Hall, immediately following the ceremony.

The bride is a student loan representative at Firstar Bank. The groom is a manager of The Sandbar and also is a self-employed furniture designer.

The couple reside in Lawrence.

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