Couples Announcements

Whitaker and Monaghan

Amanda Whitaker and Michael Monaghan, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of David Santiago, Reno, Nev., and Leanne Miller, Denver. She is a graduate of Lawrence Alternative High School and Washburn University. The future groom is the son of John and ...

Stafford and Bossert

Kurt and Patti Bossert along with Mark and Karen Stafford, all of Topeka, announce the engagement of their children, Jamie Bossert and Jason Stafford, both of Lawrence. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Washburn Rural High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from ...

Davalos and Wainwright

Rose Mary Davalos, Hutchinson, along with Jack Wainwright, Sparks, Nev., and Cathy Wainwright, Biloxi, Miss., announce the engagement of their children, Sandra Davalos and Ken Wainwright, both of Eudora. The future bride is also the daughter of the late Joe Davalos Jr. She is a graduate of ...

Pine

Wayne and Ruth Pine, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends Saturday and Sunday. Wayne Pine and Ruth Kempter were married on June 17, 1949, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University. They have two sons, Michael and wife Mary, Mulvane, and Kent, Baldwin ...

Brammell

Norman and Marjorie Brammell, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 27 with an open house from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church West Campus, 867 U.S. Highway 40, in Lawrence. The couple were married July 1, 1959, at the United Methodist Church in ...

Beguelin

Beguelin Les and Jean Beguelin, Topeka, formerly of Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with friends and family on June 26. Leslie Beguelin and Alice Jean Degner were married on June 26, 1949, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University. The couple met while attending KU. ...

Rinke

Richard and Pat Rinke, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a private dinner this weekend. The couple were married June 20, 1959, at the Holy Family Church in Eudora. Richard worked for KP&L a few years prior to becoming an insurance agent for over 30 years. He ...

Falen

Delmar and Evelyn Falen, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in Wisconsin this month and later this summer with family in Estes Park, Colo. Delmar Falen and Evelyn Pilkington were married June 28, 1959, at First Baptist Church in Parsons. Delmar is a retired certified ...

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 ...