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Callaway and Sudderth

Laura Callaway and Jeffery Sudderth were united in marriage on June 25, 2017, at Maceli's in Lawrence, Kansas. Laura is the daughter of Ron and Liz Callaway, Lawrence, and granddaughter of Rita Callaway, Concordia, Kansas. Jeffery is the son of Irene and Robert Blackman, Hockley, Texas, and Patrick Sudderth, Montgomery, Texas. The ceremony was officiated by Thomas Shonitsky. Heidi Bridges served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Whitney Keeler, Kerri Carson, and Elise Radcliff. David Sudderth served as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Blackman, Erik Wills, and Jason Tawse. Flower girls were Alayna Sudderth and Brooke Blackman, nieces of the groom. Ring bearer was Asher Callaway, nephew of the bride. Laura is a 2002 graduate of Lawrence High School, earned her Bachelors at KU and Masters of Library Science at Emporia State. Jeffery graduated from Tomball High School in Texas, and earned his Bachelors Degree from Colorado Technical Institute in Business Administration and Project Management. Laura is currently working as a teacher in Magnolia, Texas. Jeffery works as Logistics Manager for 4 Wall Entertainment in Houston. After a honeymoon to Belize, the couple is at home in Magnolia, Texas.

Anniversary

Hausman

Calvin and Roxana (Kanzig) Hausman are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 22nd, 1967 at the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Lawrence, Ks. Calvin is a semiretired stockgrain farmer.Roxana, a reading teacher, retired from Lawrence Public Schools in 2007. They have a son, John Hausman, Eudora and a daughter, Gina Hauser and husband, Greg, Castle Rock, Co.

Engagement

Johnson and Templeton

Robert and Fran Johnson of Lawrence are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer Johnson to Bill Templeton, son of Lynda and Ken Templeton of Lake Ozark, MO. Jennifer is the granddaughter of the late Frank and Vivian Johnson and the late Bud and Josephine Petrila. Bill is the grandson of the late Pat and Mildred Patterson and the late Kenneth and Lucille Templeton. Jennifer is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Washburn University with a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice. She is employed with Farmers Insurance. Bill is a graduate of DeSoto High School and Kansas City Kansas Community College. He is a firefighter at Fire District #1 of Johnson County Kansas. A May 2018 wedding is planned.

Wedding

Carey and Fuller

Helen Carey and Nathan Fuller were married on September 16, 2017, in Central Park's South Conservatory Garden, New York, NY. The bride is the daughter of John and Mary Carey of Freehold, NJ. The bride's mother grew up in Lawrence, Kan.; her father, Robert D. Tomasek, is a Professor Emeritus of Latin American Studies at Kansas University and still resides in Lawrence. Her mother, Ruth Tomasek, died May 6, 2016, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence, Kan. Ruth was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and its choir and was a dedicated volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels for 25 years. The bride spent many summers in Lawrence and now visits yearly with her husband. The groom is the son of Russell Fuller of Cookstown, NJ, and Emily Logue and Peter Hoyle (stepfather), of Hamilton, NJ. The bridal party included friends Tamar Poulsen, Colleen Cassidy, Michael Zolnowski, and Christina Alaimo. The groom's party included friends Ron Seidel and John Wintermute, and Nathan's sisters, Holly Fuller and Sierra Fuller. A friend of the couple's, Meir Galimidi, officiated the ceremony and performed a poetry reading, as did the father of the groom and Jenna Frazzini, a friend of the couple's. Helen and Nathan met at The College of New Jersey in 2008 and currently reside in Morningside Heights, Manhattan. Helen works as a copy editor and blogger, and Nathan works in political activism and campaigning. They recently returned from a honeymoon in the Greek Cyclades islands.

Anniversary

Purvis

The children of Frank & Rachel Purvis will host a 65th Wedding Anniversary reception for family and friends on Sunday, October 29, from 2:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon at the First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont Street in Lawrence, Ks. Location is handicapped accessible. Other family events have been planned in celebration of this special occasion.

Wedding

Look and Sarmiento

Kurt Look and Melissa Moore are thrilled to announce the marriage of their daughter Amanda Look to Michael Sarmiento on July 22, 2017. They were married in Chicago at Saint Clement Parish. Father Paul Seaman officiated. Attendants were Sarah D’Ambrosio, nee Look, and Erik Allen. Amanda’s three other bridesmaids were Lawrence natives, Melinda Nichols, Bani Singh, and Andrea Koch. Michael is the son of Dorothy Sarmiento and Miguel Sarmiento, both of Belleville, Illinois. Amanda and Michael are now residing in Doha, Qatar in the Middle East. Michael works as a School Counselor at an international high school and Amanda manages the Office of Special Events at Georgetown University-Qatar.

Engagement

Gabler and Jongerius

Paul and Peggy Gabler of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Elise Gabler to Benjamin Ryan Jongerius, son of Bruce Jongerius and Kelly Welch of Overland Park. Rachael is a 2007 graduate of Veritas Christian High School. She received a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Baker University in 2012 and currently works at Saint Luke’s Medical Center in Kansas City. Benjamin is a 2007 graduate of Shawnee Mission South High School. He received an Associates in Nursing from Hutchinson Community College in 2013 and works at Saint Luke’s Medical Center in Kansas City. The couple plan a January, 2018 wedding in Costa Rica.

Wedding

Look and Sarmiento

Kurt Look and Melissa Moore are thrilled to announce the marriage of their daughter Amanda Look to Michael Sarmiento on July 22, 2017. They were married in Chicago at Saint Clement Parish. Father Paul Seaman officiated. Attendants were Sarah D’Ambrosio, nee Look, and Erik Allen. Amanda’s three other bridesmaids were Lawrence natives, Melinda Nichols, Bani Singh, and Andrea Koch. Michael is the son of Dorothy Sarmiento and Miguel Sarmiento, both of Belleville, Illinois. Amanda and Michael are now residing in Doha, Qatar in the Middle East. Michael works as a School Counselor at an international high school and Amanda manages the Office of Special Events at Georgetown University-Qatar.

Anniversary

Purvis

The children of Frank and Rachel Purvis will host a reception for family and friends on Sunday, October 29, from 2:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon at the First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont Street. Location is handicapped accessible. Other family events have been planned in celebration of this special occasion.

Anniversary

Kleinschmidt

Mel and Connie Kleinschmidt, Lawrence, will celebrate 50 years on October 15, 2017. They will honor this occasion at a later time with family and friends. They are active in American Legion Post 41, serving as Commander and President of Auxiliary. Their family: Todd and Shelia Kleinschmidt, Kansas City, KS; Bruce and Kandi Bagwell, San Diego, CA; Scott and Patty Kleinschmidt, Norton, KS. They have 5 grandchildren.

Anniversary

Scott

Larrie and Brilla Scott, Lawrence, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on August 23, 2017. Charles "Larrie" Scott and Brilla Ann Highfill were married in 1957 at the First Presbyterian Church in Winfield, Kansas, while both were students at Southwestern College, Winfield. The Scotts were teachers at Winfield High School before moving to Lawrence in 1966 with their fouryearold son, Eric. Larrie taught auto mechanics and coordinated the driver education program at Lawrence High School for 32 years. Following his retirement, he drove the courtesy van for Dale Willey Automotive for 12 years. Brilla was a teacher at West Junior High School and Lawrence High School, principal of West Junior High, and retired as state executive director for United School Administrators of Kansas. She completed her career as state executive director for the Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel. The Scott family celebrated with a dinner at J. Wilson's in Lawrence on August 19. Family members attending were their daughterinlaw, Diane Cole Scott, Lawrence, and their four grandchildren: Faryle Scott, Overland Park; Colter Scott, Lawrence; Calihan Scott, Tonganoxie; and Brogan Scott, Lawrence. Larrie and Brilla's son, Eric, died in December 2016. Siblings who attended included: Carra Scott Gillespie, Wichita; Ken (Kay) Highfill, Lawrence; Jerry (Betty) Highfill, Cary, North Carolina; and Trudy Highfill Shirley, Lawrence.

Anniversary

Bishop

Ken and Barbara Millar Bishop celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 7. They were married in 1957 in LaGrange, IL having begun dating 61/ 2 years earlier in their junior year at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange. They lived in West Lafayette, IN while Ken completed his undergraduate degree and began his graduate work at Purdue, then lived in Anniston, AL where he served 6 months in the Army as partial ROTC fulfillment. Next they moved to Norman, OK followed by St. Louis, MO as he completed his Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma toward the end of which he was an Acting Assistant Professor at Washington University. In 1965 they moved to Lawrence, KS along with their new daughter (and future Jayhawk) Susie. Ken is an Emeritus Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering retiring after 39 years at KU. They are GrampKen and GramBarb to four grandchildren: Kaitlin, Keegan, Logan and Liam McKinney, the children of Susie and Scott McKinney (all of Lawrence). Barbara says "These 60 years have been a privilege and our lives have been blessed."

Anniversary

Lewis

Randy and Sue (Hagen) Lewis are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on September 2, 1967 at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence, Kansas. Both are graduates of Lawrence High School ('65) and Pittsburg State University. Randy is retired from Kansas Farm Bureau and Sue is retired from the Lawrence School District. They have two children: Jenny King (Steve) from Nixa MO and Mike Lewis (Kristel) from Lawrence. They also have six terrific grandchildren: Katie, Kevin and Kyle King and Macade, Luke and Kate Lewis. The whole family celebrated in June with a cruise to Mexico.

Anniversary

Nelson

Richard and Barbara Nelson will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, September 1st. They were married in Salina, Kansas and have lived in Lawrence the past 40 years. Their children are Jeff Nelson, Jay Dee Nelson and Jody Miller. They have six grandchildren, Kelsey, Kinsey, Kaylin, Taite, Caleb and Logan. There will be a family dinner on the 16th of September to celebrate this wonderful occasion.

Anniversary

Edman

Bill and Joanne Edman will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, September 1st. A family celebration was held at their home on Saturday, July 29th. Bill and Joanne were married on September 1, 1957 in Horton, Kansas. They have three children, Von (Beverly), Don (Linda) and Diane Corson (Martin), six grandchildren, Kelli Dunlap (Eric), Matthew Edman, Taylor Corson, Haley Corson, Michael Edman and Morgan Edman and two great¬grandchildren, Zoey Dunlap and Wyatt Dunlap. Cards may be sent to 1575 N 1060 Road, Lawrence, Kansas 66046.

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