Archive for Saturday, October 18, 2003


October 18, 2003



Angela Marie Bierman and James Tyler Bogart were married May 3, 2003, at St. Marys Catholic Church in Salina with the Rev. Kerry Ninemire officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bernie and Della Bierman, Baldwin. The groom is the son of Barry Bogart, Salina, and Claudia Luetters, Salina.

Trina Bierman was maid of honor. Brian Prendergast was best man.

The couple reside in Salina.


Vicki Stair, Olathe, and Christopher Ortiz, Lawrence, were married Sept. 20, 2003, at First Christian Church in Olathe with the Rev. David Merrick officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Jolene Stair, Olathe. The groom is the son of Randy Ortiz, Lawrence, and Karen Whipple, Baldwin.

Maid of honor was Kathy Stair. Best man was Matthew Huss. Bridesmaids were Elaine Binns and Tami Matthews. Groomsmen were Robert Nadeau and Jason Ortiz. Ushers were Mark Stair and Paul Stair. Candle lighter was Mary Feitz. Joshua Ortiz was ring bearer. Zoe Ortiz was flower girl.

A reception was given in the fellowship hall of the church. The couple took a honeymoon trip to Branson, Mo.

The bride is an Olathe North High School graduate. She attended Kansas University. The groom is a Lawrence High School graduate. He attended Johnson County Community College.

The couple live in Olathe.


Heidi Mack Lange, Lawrence, and Jason Timothy Hackel, Omaha, Neb., were married Aug. 2, 2003, at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence with the Revs. William Vogler and Tom Ryan officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mark and Lori Lange, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Jim Hackel, Beatrice, Neb., and Deanna Hackel, Wymore, Neb.

Maid of honor was Katie Lange. Best man was Drew King. Bridesmaids were Sarah Coffman, Tania Valverde, Jamie Morningstar and Kim Penny. Junior bridesmaid was Kelsie Lange. Groomsmen were Alan Kroll, Joel Branstrom, Gabe Hunninghake, Tom Wagganer and Ryan Thye.

Candle lighters were Jenna Black and Jaci Black. Aisle runners were Winston Wiebe and Mack Mumford. Flower girls were Taryn Baldridge and Emily Mack. Ring bearers were Isaiah Kroll and Cooper Mumford. Scripture readers were Matt and Heather McReynolds. Soloist was Nick Nave. Guest book attendants were Hilary Smith and Kelley Appleyard. Program attendants were Julia Pagano and Jessica Waldorf. Gift attendant was Becky Timberlake. Ushers were Dr. David Jones, Neal Osterman, Nick Huston and Dr. Patrick McGuffey.

A reception was given at Abe and Jake's Landing in Lawrence.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Free State High School. She attended Kansas University. She is a dental assistant for Eagle Run West Dental Group.

The groom is a 1994 graduate of Wymore Southern High School. He received a degree in organismal biology in 1999 at KU. He is a sales representative for Hershey Foods.

The couple reside in Omaha, Neb.


Sara Lynn Gravenstein and Cody Christopher Cummings, both of Lawrence, were married June 7, 2003, at University Community Church of Christ in Lawrence with the Rev. Tim Worthington officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ted and Linda Gravenstein, McLouth. The groom is the son of Steve and June Cummings, Lawrence, and Tricia and David Old, Lawrence.

Maid of honor was Sarah Glas. Best man was Heath Cummings. Bridesmaids were Brianne Bartz and Melissa Stamer.

Groomsmen were David White and Brad Ballard. Flower girl was Aleigha Glas. Ring bearer was Isa Shariff. Ushers were Omar Shariff and Josh Brohaugh. Candle lighters were Cari Shariff and Elizabeth Alvarez.

A reception was given at the Eagles Lodge.

The bride is a Free State High School graduate. She works for Mize, Houser & Co. The groom is a Lawrence High School graduate. He works for Steve's Appliance Repair.

The couple reside in Lawrence.

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