Couples Announcements

Pippert

Betty and Albert Pippert Jr., Holton, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at Jackson County Fairgrounds in Holton. Albert Pippert, Jr. and Betty Allen were married Aug. 27, 1949, in Ottawa. Albert worked for more than 40 years at Martin-Marietta ...

Olds and Jamison

Teresa Olds, Lawrence, announces the engagement of her daughter, Heather Olds, to Dustin Jamison, both of Overland Park. The future bride is also the daughter of the late Michael Olds. She is a 2002 graduate of Free State High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from ...

Johnson and Riley

Dan and Debbie Johnson announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Johnson, to Jonathan Riley, all of Hastings, Neb. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of 32-Mile Creek Home School in Juniata, Neb., and earned a bachelor’s degree with a double major in music and business ...

McGinnis and McGinnis

Shannon Rose Halpin, Lawrence, and Marshall McGinnis, WaKeeney, were married Aug. 30, 2008, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. John Schmeidler officiating. The bride is the daughter of Patrick Halpin and Erin Callahan-Halpin, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Mike and ...

Omoniyi and Omoniyi

Shanxi Jennifer Upsdell, Shawnee, and Ifeoluwa Samuel Omoniyi, Lawrence, were married Aug. 8, 2009, at Providence Community Church, Lenexa, with the Rev. Seth Davidson officiating. The bride is the daughter of David and Mei Upsdell, Shawnee. The groom is the son of Abiodun and Folashade ...

Vannicola and Vannicola

Katherine “Katy” Martin, Meriden, and Daniel Vannicola, Lecompton, were married May 30, 2009, at Stull United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Andrew Mitchell officiating. The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Karen Martin, Meriden. The groom is the son of Phillip and Gayle Vannicola, ...

Rombough and Rombough

Amanda Mae Miller, Edgerton, and Adam Joshua Rombough, Lawrence, were married June 13, 2009, at First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City, with the Rev. Ira DeSpain officiating. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Beth Miller, Edgerton. The groom is the son of Lance and Julia ...

Tisdale and Knight

Cliff and Cathy Tisdale, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Tisdale, to Nate Knight, both of Yosemite, Calif. The future bride is a graduate of Lawrence High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Kansas University. She has been a high school art ...

Whitaker

Don and Jean Whitaker will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a card shower. Cards may be sent to the couple at 1501 Inverness Drive, Apt. 22, Lawrence, KS 66047. Don Whitaker and Jean Allen were married Aug. 27, 1939, at Jean’s mother’s home, outside of Ottawa. Both Don and ...

Cleaver

Ervel F. and Grace R. Cleaver announce their 69th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31, 2009. No celebration is planned. The couple were married Aug. 31, 1940, in Kansas City, Ks. Ervel primarily worked for Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. Grace was primarily a homemaker, but had also worked ...

Wiscombe

Jim and Bonnie Wiscombe, Overbrook, celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family dinner on Aug. 2. A vacation to England took place in June. James J. Wiscombe and Bonnie K. English were married Aug. 2, 1959, at Centropolis Christian Church. The couple graduated from Appanoose High School ...

Ranney and Ranney

Melissa Stevens and Justin Ranney, both of Lawrence, were married June 6, 2009, at the Prairie Peddler Garden, near Odebolt, Iowa. The bride is the daughter of Maynard and Marilyn Stevens, Lawrence. The groom is the son of the late Thomas Ranney. Ushers were Jason and Justin Stevens. Flower ...

Harris and Haeffner

Kelli Harris, Lawrence, and Zach Haeffner, Baldwin City, were married May 9, 2009, at Worden United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dale Lewis officiating. The bride is the daughter of Rob and Marleen Harris, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Randy and Diane Haeffner, Baldwin City. Maids ...

Riehm

Harold and Donna Riehm celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a week-long cruise with 17 family members from five states. Harold Riehm and Donna Vite were married Aug. 23, 1959, near Buchanan, Mich. They are both graduates of North Central College, Naperville, Ill., where they met. ...

Johnson and Johnson

Emma Mercer, Lawrence, and Corey Johnson, Talala, Okla., were married May 23, 2009, in Talala, with Tyler Price and the bride’s father, Jeff Mercer, officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Susie Mercer, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Jody and Trudi Johnson, Talala. Maid of ...

Nairn and Nairn

Cassandra Strickland and Shawn Nairn, both of Lawrence, were married July 17, 2009, at a friend’s home in Basehor, with the Rev. Bob Leiste officiating. The bride is the daughter of Randy Strickland and Julie Manweiler, both of Lawrence. The groom is the son of Doug and Sheree Nairn, ...

McGraw and McGraw

Megan Ruth Holmes, Halstead, and Daniel Andrew McGraw, Lawrence, were married July 18, 2009, at Northside Church of Christ in Wichita, with the Revs. Toby Levering and Chris Altrock officiating. The bride is the daughter of Joe and Carol Holmes, Halstead. The groom is the son of Michael and ...

Oshel and Williams

Earnest and Nancy Oshel announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Oshel, to Michael Williams, all of Lawrence. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School, a 2007 graduate of Z Hair Academy, and works at JC Penney Salon. The future groom is the son of Bruce and Candi ...

Boldt and Atwood

James Boldt, Urbandale, Iowa, and Stacie Blackwell, Gardner, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Boldt, to Nathan Atwood, both of Gardner. The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Gardner-Edgerton High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree in business in 2003 and a juris ...

Hilliard and Hunt

Brad Hunt, Lawrence, and Janice Stumpff, Topeka, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Hunt, to Jericho Hilliard, both of Lawrence. The future bride is a 1996 graduate of Eudora High School. She earned an associate degree and paralegal certificate from Johnson County Community ...