Couples Announcements

Burgess

Janney and Arthur Burgess, Lawrence, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in February. The couple were married Feb. 9, 1944, in Kansas City, Mo. Arthur practiced family medicine in Oswego for 32 years. Janney worked in her husband’s office and at Oswego ...

Cooper

Robert and Jeraldean Cooper, Stockton, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends July 11 at the Cedar Oak Lodge Resort, Stockton, Mo. Robert Cooper and Jeraldean Wensel were married June 6, 1959, at the Oxford (Kan.) Christian Church, with the Rev. Gordon ...

Carlson

Lee and Carolyn Carlson, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in Grand Lake, Colo., with family later this month. Lee Carlson and Carolyn Wheaton were married June 6, 1959, at First Baptist Church, Hutchinson. Lee is a retired American Baptist minister and Carolyn is a ...

Rundle

Ken and Ella Rundle, Medicine Lodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception hosted by their children and grandchildren, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 808 N. Cedar, Medicine Lodge. Ken and Ella were married on June 21, 1959, ...

Dillon

John and Joyce Dillon, Overbrook, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Sunday. John Dillon and Joyce Garst were married June 14, 1959, at Washington Creek Church, Lawrence. They both graduated from Overbrook High School and are the former owners of a dairy farm ...

Scherer

Steve and Jane Scherer, Basehor, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family celebration Sunday. Steve Scherer and Jane Ann Steele were married June 13, 1959, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Effingham. Steve, who was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort ...

Buchholz

Dennis and Patty Buchholz, Lawrence, celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary June 6 with a family dinner on the Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. The couple were married June 8, 1974, at the First Southern Baptist Church in Eudora. Dennis graduated from Lawrence High School in 1973 and Patty ...

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 ...