Couples Announcements

Czerniak

Rodney and Linda Czerniak, Lawrence, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with family and with a trip this fall in the southwest United States. The couple were married June 14, 1969, in Duluth, Minn. They moved to Lawrence in 1989. Linda is the resident care coordinator for ...

Horne and Popp

Edward Horne, Manhattan, and Nancy Collins, Platte City, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter and stepdaughter, Laura Horne to Robb Popp, both of Richmond, Va. The future bride is a 1995 graduate of Manhattan High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Kansas ...

Skelton and Wuerdeman

Jay and Beth Skelton, Perry, and Sharon and David Contrerez, Lyons, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kirstie Skelton to Scott Wuerdeman, both of Oronogo, Mo. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education ...

Adlof and Lewis

Suzanne Marie Adlof, Lawrence, and Tad Jay Lewis, Overland Park, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Bobby Adlof, Texarkana, Texas, and the late Treva Adlof. She is a 1998 graduate of Redwater High School, Redwater, Texas. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree ...

Palos and Shiney

Georgia Lucky Palos, Lawrence, and Justin Henry Shiney, Wichita, were married June 5, 2009, in their backyard in North Lawrence, with Merrill Evans officiating. The bride is the daughter of Dean Constantine Palos and Diana Palos, both of Lawrence. The groom is the son of Lee Henry ...

Harvey and Gunn

Kelly Gunn and Robert Harvey, both of Lawrence, were married Nov. 22, 2008, in Placencia, Belize. The bride is the daughter of John and Toni Toma, St. Louis. The groom is the son of Harry and Sue Harvey, Rigby, Idaho. A reception was given at The Eldridge Extended in Lawrence. The ...

Woodward and Davis

Woodward-Davis Jon and Vickie Woodward announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Woodward, to Joshua Davis, all of Lawrence. The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School, earned an associate’s degree from Johnson County Community College, and will earn a dual ...

Parks and Seymour

Don and Sheryl Parks, Anderson, Mo., and Belinda and Jim Rehmer, Eudora, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Parks, to David Seymour, both of Tonganoxie. The future bride graduated from Eudora High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Friends ...

Wrightsman

Wrightsman Dayrl and Helen Wrightsman, Linwood, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends June 12. Dayrl Wrightsman and Helen Miller were married June 12, 1949, in Lawrence. Dayrl worked at Farmland Industries in Lawrence and also farmed. Helen worked for ...

Hagen

Charles and Kathy Hagen, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house reception from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 at West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Drive. Charles Hagen and Kathy Sullivan were married May 31, 1959, at the First United Methodist Church in ...

Wingebach and Abel

Jodi Wingebach and Mark Abel, both of Eudora, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Cindy Wingebach, Eudora, and the late Tom Wingebach. She is a 2004 graduate of Eudora High School. She graduated from Pinnacle Career Institute in August 2008 as a certified medical ...

Lemesany and Koelling

Elissa Lemesany, Lawrence, and Austin Koelling, Tecumseh, announce their engagement along with their parents, Bill Lemesany and Mary Lemesany, both of Lawrence, and Curtis and Debra Koelling, Olathe. The future bride is a 2001 graduate of Lawrence High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts ...

Barker and Vrooman

Zach and Dana Barker, Baldwin City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kenyon Beth Barker to Peter Aikins Vrooman, both of Fairway. The future bride earned a bachelor’s degree from Baker University in 1998 and a master’s degree in social work from Kansas University in 2003. She is ...

Van Saun and Van Saun

O’Hurley-Van Saun Sarah O’Hurley, Canton, Mass., and Joseph Van Saun, Lawrence, were married Jan. 2, 2009, at St. Mary of the Assumption, Brookline Village, Mass., with the Revs. Thomas Fleming, James McCune and Jack Ahern officiating. The bride is the daughter of Neal and Christine ...

Jordan and Jordan

Melody Katherine Keim, Mesquite, Texas, and Michael Robert Jordan, Lawrence, were married March 14, 2009, at Reflections on Spring Creek in Plano, Texas, with the Rev. Lan Leavell officiating. The bride is the daughter of Tom and Nancy Keim, Mesquite, Texas. The groom is the son of Dean and ...

Thellman and Thellman

Tracy Miller, Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Don Thellman, Overland Park, were married May 2, 2009, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with the Rev. Nancy Thellman, the groom’s sister-in-law, officiating. The bride’s daughter and groom’s son were honor attendants. A family dinner was ...

Loftin and Loftin

Jolene Frances Munger and Drew Michael Loftin, both of Lawrence, were married April 18, 2009, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with the Rev. Colleen Riley officiating. The bride is the daughter of John and Judy Munger, Croghan, N.Y. The groom is the son of Robert and Linda Loftin, ...

Willhite

Paul and Jewell Willhite, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 4 p.m. Sunday at Centenary United Methodist Church. The couple were married May 31, 1959, at West Des Moines Methodist Church, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Paul earned a Bachelor of Science ...

Grammer

Fredrick and Barbara Grammer, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 6 with family. Fredrick Grammer and Barbara Hiddleston were married June 6, 1959, in Miami, Okla. Fred retired from the Lawrence Paper Company in March 2000, after 41 years of service. He also worked at ...

Reed

Ronald and Nancy Reed, Oskaloosa, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house for friends and family from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 7 at their home, 6428 Ness Road, Oskaloosa. The couple were married June 7, 1959, at the United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa. Ron worked ...