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August 19, 2006


¢Lily Boyce, Lawrence, earned a full tuition, room and board scholarship to attend The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation 2006 Summer Seminar Program June 18-July 1 in Colorado Springs, Colo. It is designed as an art institute offering an intensive visual art studio program for gifted high school juniors. Boyce's selection was based on slides and CDs of her original work and a written recommendation from her art teacher.

¢ Olivia Catloth, Baldwin, has been selected to participate in the 2007 Miss Kansas USA/Teen USA Pageant. The pageant will be Dec. 15-17 in Lawrence. She will be competing as Miss Baldwin City Teen in swimsuit, evening gown and interview competitions.

Olivia is involved in student council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Lettermen's Club and Winners Circle at Baldwin High School. She also participates in volleyball, basketball and track. She is a member of the youth group at Worden United Methodist Church.

Olivia is the daughter of Rob Catloth and Debby Johnson.

¢Jenny and Jason Hohman, Lawrence, announce the birth of their daughter, Jaylie Ruth Hohman, born Aug. 11, 2006, at Olathe Medical Center.

Maternal grandparents are Robert and Deborah Schierbaum, Creston, Iowa. Paternal grandparents are Jack and Pat Hohman, Lawrence. Great-grandparents are Ruth Hohman, Randolph; Joan Caldwell, Kansas City, Kan.; and Leo and Reba Hutchens, Des Moines, Iowa.

¢ Frances Blythe Farris Dee and Kato Tsosie Dee, Leadville, Colo., announce the birth of their son, Hunter Joseph Dee, born July 15, 2006, at St. Anthony's Summit Medical Center in Frisco, Colo.

Maternal grandparents are Jaimie Farris, Leawood, and Joseph Farris, Tulsa, Okla. Paternal grandparents are Helen M. Krische, Lawrence, and Rodger Dee, Fort Collins, Colo. Great-grandparents are Louise Dee, Red Mesa, Ariz.; Wilmer Kroll, Palos Heights, Ill.; and Frances Farris, Portageville, Mo. Stepgreat-grandmother is Mary Krische, Lawrence.

¢ Randy and Deon (Wilson) Ostrander, Grand Blanc, Mich., announce the birth of their son, Rade Howard Ostrander, born Aug. 8, 2006. He has a brother, Riah Jude, 2. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Carla Wilson, Lingle, Wyo., and formerly of Lawrence. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Julie Ostrander, Lingle, Wyo., and Terri Ostrander-Rose, Lapeer, Mich. Great-grandparents are Carl and Joyce Burkhead, and Dona Wilson, Lawrence; Stan and Mary Ostrander and Baxter Tucker and Carol Tucker, Lapeer, Mich.; and Roger and Mary Ellen Smith, Imlay City, Mich. Great-great grandparents are Perry and Jenette Quade and Betty O'Brien, Lapeer, Mich.

¢ Courtney and Jason Werth, Lawrence, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Addison Werth, born Aug. 1, 2006, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.

Maternal grandparents are Mitchell and Rita Craigmile, Fort Dodge, Iowa. Paternal grandparents are Terry and Arlene Werth, Hays, and Pamela Leslie, Sacramento, Calif. Great-grandparents are Albina Costella, Holbrook, N.Y.; Glenn and Norma Craigmile, Dilworth, Minn.; Ernest and Gay O'Banion, Elk Grove, Calif.; and Marvin and Dorothy Werth, Hays.

¢ Laurice Young Kramer Bate, Topeka, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. Hosts will be her daughters, Karen Sutton, Berryton, and Judy Gallant, Houston, her five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Laurice was born Aug. 22, 1916, in Melvern, to Vinson and Agnes (Andre) Young. She was the fourth of nine children. She married Bruce E. Kramer on May 1, 1939. He died Jan. 13, 1977. She retired from Hallmark Cards in Topeka in 1981. She married Richard Bate on Feb. 2, 1991. He died Dec. 1, 2004.

Laurice resides at McCrite Plaza Retirement Apartments in Topeka.

¢ The family of Agnes and Stan House, Eudora, helped them celebrate their 62nd anniversary July 29 at the Eudora Nursing Center. Those who attended were: Gene, Erna and Becky House, Kansas City, Kan.; Ron and Velma House, Norman, Okla.; Fred, Norma, Sara and Jason House, Kansas City, Kan.; Nancy Cornelius and John and Sam Seetin, Lawrence; Carry, Darren and Katlyn Werst, Eudora; Jeff, Julie and Katlyn Daniels, Eudora; Jeff, Julie, Andrea and Alyssa Daniels, Eudora; and Rocky Daniels, Eudora.

¢ Allison Edwards, Lawrence, was named to the president's list at Drake University. Edwards received the honor by earning a grade-point average of 4.0 for the 2006 spring semester.


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