Couples Announcements

Martinez

Andy and Helen Martinez, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today with family. Andy Martinez and Helen Chavez were married on June 27, 1959, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Andy graduated from Ottawa High School in 1955. He moved to Lawrence in ...

Hamlin

Bill and Mary Lou Hamlin, Eudora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a 5 p.m. Mass today at the Holy Family Catholic Church of Eudora followed by a reception in the parish hall. William Hamlin and Mary Lou Van Norman were married on June 27, 1959, in Tomahawk, Wis. The couple ...

Daugherty

Don and Dorothy Daugherty, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren later this summer. Don Daugherty and Dorothy McCray were married June 27, 1959, at University Methodist Church in Madison, Wis., with the Rev. Allen C. Best officiating. ...

Patten and Patten

Mary Gower Hill and William Allen Bryan Patten, both of Washington, D.C., were married May 24, 2009, at the home of bride’s parents in Lawrence, with the Rev. Ed Snow officiating. The bride is the daughter of Stephen and Marcia Hill. The groom is the son of Bryan and Kathy Patten, Lookout ...

Johnston and Johnston

Nealy Anne Vicker, Newport Beach, Calif., and Jason Scott Johnston, Philadelphia, were married May 8, 2009, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with the Rev. Gary W. Teske officiating. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Sonja Vicker, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Richard ...

Dexter and Hinshaw

Kristen Dexter and Matt Hinshaw, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Brian and Diana Dexter, Overland Park. She is a 2005 graduate of Shawnee Mission South High School and earned an elementary education degree from Kansas University in May. She ...

Shaw and Shaw

Katherine Williams, Waco, Texas, and Jeremiah Shaw, Elizabeth, Colo., were married May 2, 2009, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University, with Judge Robert Fairchild officiating. The bride is the daughter of Algen Williams, Lawrence, and Beth Lancaster, Vallejo, Calif. The groom is the son of ...

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 ...