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Engagements

January 15, 2005

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Randall-Dittmer

William Randall and Linda Randall, both of Spring Hill, announce the engagement of their daughter, Monica Randall, Lawrence, to Bret Dittmer, Lawrence, son of Mark and Lana Dittmer, Spring Hill.

Bret Dittmer and Monica Randall

Bret Dittmer and Monica Randall

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Spring Hill High School. She plans to graduate in May with a bachelor's degree in social welfare from Kansas University. She is a program manager with the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence.

The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Spring Hill High School. He plans to graduate in May with a bachelor's degree in business administration and psychology from KU. He is employed with Target Corp.

The couple plan a May 28 wedding in Spring Hill.

Bays-Hite

Kristen Anne Bays, Kansas City, Mo., and Christopher Stewart Hite, Clinton, Mo., announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Daniel and Janice Bays, Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly of Lawrence. She is a 1988 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from Kansas University. She is a science teacher at a middle school in Kansas City, Mo.

Kristen Bays and Christopher Hite

Kristen Bays and Christopher Hite

The future groom is the son of Harry Don Hite, Kansas City, Mo., and Kay Hager, Osage Beach, Mo. He is a 1993 graduate of Clinton High School. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri. He graduated from law school at Washington University in St. Louis. He is an attorney at Dull, Hite & Lowe in Clinton, Mo.

The couple plan a July 1 wedding in Cottonwood Falls.

Thompson-Willey

Alison Thompson and Andrew Willey, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bob and Jenny Thompson, Kissimmee, Fla. She is a graduate of Hays High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Kansas University in December 2003. She is employed as a lead trainer with Applebee's and at NY & Company in Overland Park.

The future groom is the son of John Willey and Sandie Willey, both of Colorado Springs, Colo. He is a graduate of CIVA High School in Colorado Springs, Colo. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications studies from Kansas University in August 2004. He is a manager-in-training with Radio Shack.

Alison Thompson and Andrew Willey

Alison Thompson and Andrew Willey

The couple plan a May 20 wedding at Hawthorne House Chapel in Parkville, Mo.

Lake-Walters

David Lake, Lawrence, announces the engagement of his daughter, Lindsay Lake, Shawnee, to Lennie Walters, Emporia.

The bride-to-be also is the daughter of Debbie Lake, Las Vegas. She is a 1995 graduate of Salina South High School. She earned a degree in elementary education in 2000 from Emporia State University, where she is finishing a master's degree in school counseling. She teaches second grade in the De Soto School District.

The future groom is the son of Galen and Vickie Walters, Beattie. He is a 1996 graduate of Marysville High School. He received a degree in business/finance at Emporia State University, where he plans to graduate with a second degree in environmental biology in May.

The couple plan a June 25 wedding at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Overland Park.

Lindsay Lake and Lennie Walters

Lindsay Lake and Lennie Walters

Nye-Huff

Jim and Alison Nye, Lawrence, and Darrell and Debbie Huff, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Katie Nye and Dustin Huff, both of Lawrence.

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Free State High School. She plans to graduate in May from Kansas University's School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree in registered nursing.

The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Lawrence High School. He plans to graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Washburn University. Dustin plans to attend Johnson County Community College's Paramedic School in January 2006.

The couple plan a July 2 wedding at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence.

Kraushaar-Wessling

Dustin Huff and Katie Nye

Dustin Huff and Katie Nye

Karla Kraushaar and Greg Wessling, along with their son Ryan Wessling, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ken and Deb Kraushaar, Baldwin. She is a Baldwin High School graduate. She is a certified dietary manager for Vintage Park Assisted Living Facility in Baldwin.

The future groom is the son of Urban Wessling, Louisburg, and Bunny Scott, Sarasota, Fla. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Baker University. He is the territory manager for Kellogg's.

The couple plan an April 9 wedding at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Baldwin.

Gibson-Thorne

Jill Anne Gibson, Atchison, and Ryan Michael Thorne, Effingham, announce their engagement.

Karla Kraushaar and Greg Wessling

Karla Kraushaar and Greg Wessling

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Janet Kelly and Roger Gibson, both of Atchison. She is a 1995 graduate of Mount Saint Scholastica Academy in Atchison. She is employed by The World Company in the business department.

The future groom is the son of Teri and Anthony Morgan, Effingham, and Gary Thorne, Cummings. He is a 1994 graduate of Atchison County Community High School in Effingham and a 1996 graduate of Beloit Technical College. He also received a degree in 1996 from Cloud County Community College in Concordia. He is a master electrician for Superior Electric in Lawrence.

The couple plan a June 25 wedding at St. Benedicts Church in Atchison.

Russell-Faught

Vernon and Ila Russell, Lawrence, and Ron and Louella Faught, Topeka, announce the engagement of their children, Kristeen Russell and Ron Faught Jr., both of Topeka.

The bride-to-be received a Bachelor of Science degree in human services from Washburn University. She received a master's degree in social welfare from Kansas University in 2004. She is self-employed.

Ryan Thorne and Jill Gibson

Ryan Thorne and Jill Gibson

The future groom received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Washburn University. He is self-employed.

The couple plan an Aug. 6 wedding at Fox Acres Country Club in Red Feather Lake, Colo.

Kristeen Russell and Ron Faught Jr.

Kristeen Russell and Ron Faught Jr.

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