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Engagement

Elliott and Michner

Dustin Elliott and Carla Mitchner would like to announce their engagement as of March 2018.

Engagement

Flescher and Raphael

The engagement of Shira Flescher and Bernard Raphael is proudly announced by Anne and Bob Schulman, and Sheila Raphael, James Raphael and Judi Cettel. Shira is the daughter of Anne Schulman, of Lawrence, and the late Eric Flescher. Bernard is the son of Sheila Raphael and James Raphael, of Cincinnati, OH. Shira is a graduate of Lawrence High School, as well as The University of Colorado at Boulder and New York University. She is a Director of Music for Brands & Advertising at Sony Music Entertainment. Bernard is a graduate of Saint Xavier High School in Cincinnati, OH and the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He is a Senior Vice President in the private equity sponsor coverage group at Capital One Healthcare. A January 2019 wedding is planned in New York City where the couple currently resides.

Anniversary

Gelvin

Ralph and Donna Gelvin will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 11 from 24 pm at Pioneer Ridge Health Center located at 4851 Harvard Road (Harvard and Wakarusa). Ralph and Donna were married in Danforth Chapel on March 14, 1948. Ralph spent much of his career at FMC and Donna was a Registered Nurse. They have two children, Sharylyn and Ralph Jr, and five grandchildren. Friends are invited to join the family in honoring Ralph and Donna on this joyous occasion. No gifts please.

Wedding

Robinson and Whitehurst

Dr. and Mrs. Scott and Linda Robinson of Lawrence, Kansas, are thrilled to announce the marriage of their daughter, Erin Robinson, to Destin Whitehurst, son of Ken and Susan Whitehurst of Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. Robinson graduated with highest distinction from the University of Kansas, worked three years at Deloitte Consulting in Kansas City, and in May completed her MBA at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. Mr. Whitehurst graduated from the University of Notre Dame, worked three years at Deloitte Consulting in Philadelphia and Houston, and completed his MBA from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business in May. The couple was married on November 18, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. under the Sacred Oaks at Camp Lucy in Dripping Springs, Texas. They honeymooned in the western Caribbean and now reside in Austin, Texas where they both are Senior Consultants for Deloitte.

Engagement

Gabler and Terrell

Paul and Peggy Gabler of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Renee Gabler to Joshua Michael Terrell, son of Lowell and Heather Terrell of Lawrence. Leah is a 2015 graduate of Lawrence High School. She is currently a student at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and will graduate in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Joshua is a 2015 graduate of the Lawrence Virtual High School. He is currently a student at CarsonNewman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee and will graduate in the summer of 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. The couple plan a May, 2019 wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Hambleton and Marks

Jeff and Nancy Hambleton are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, W. John to Elizabeth Marks. Elizabeth is the daughter of LaVonne Marks, Lawrence, and Steve Marks of Omaha, Nebraska. John and Elizabeth graduated from Free State High School in 2012 and Pittsburg State University in 2016. John is a project engineer for MAGMA Foundry Technologies and Elizabeth is an accountant for Reyes Holdings in Chicago. An April wedding is planned for them here in Lawrence.

Engagement

Hadl and Sabalu

Tyler Hadl & Nadia Sabalu of Lawrence, KS are pleased to announce their engagement. Tyler is currently attending the University of Kansas and will graduate in May with a Bachelor's in Accounting and Information Systems. Nadia is currently working towards her Bachelor's in Biochemistry. The two of them will share their love on May 17, 2019. After tying the knot, the two will begin their lives together by traveling throughout Europe.

Anniversary

De San Miguel and Milett De San Miguel

Fernando De San Miguel and Elaine Milett De San Miguel celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 2, 2018

Anniversary

Kleist

Sue Ann and Tom Kleist were married February 14, 1988, at the Lenexa United Methodist Church. Rev. Ron Holland officiated. They have been residents of Baldwin City for 12 years and are active in the community. Tom retired from the Union Pacific railroad in 2003 after 30 years of service. Sue Ann worked for several financial institutions in the Overland Park area, and retired from Waddell and Reed in 2004. She was also a church organist for many years. They have three children, six grand children and one great granddaughter.

Engagement

Murphy and Paez

McKayla Carole Murphy and Paul Joseph Paez are happy to announce their engagement. They met at Lawrence High School and began dating in 2010. They plan to marry November 10, 2018 in Olathe, KS.

Engagement

Groenhagen and Carpenter

Anna "Nisa" Groenhagen and Trenton Carpenter are pleased to announce their engagement. They both graduates of Lawrence High School, where they started dating in 2010. They are planning for a wedding in 2018.

Engagement

Mockry and Harrison

Lynn Mockry and Kathy Rose-Mockry of Lawrence, Kansas are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Stephen Mockry to Gabriella Harrison, daughter of David Harrison and Mellody Trahoon-Harrison of Topeka, Kansas. Stephen is currently pursuing a graduate degree in couples and family therapy at the University of Colorado-Denver. Gabriella is a pediatric speech-language pathologist in the Denver, Colorado area. The wedding is planned for June 2018 in Lawrence, Kansas where the couple attended college.

Wedding

Howard and Meacham

Catherine Wright Howard, Lecompton, and Milton (Tony) Meacham, Kemmerer, Wyoming, announce their marriage on August 5, 2017. Reverend Tobias Schlingensiepen, Senior Minister, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Topeka, officiated. The bride wore a street-length white lace dress and carried a bouquet of pink and white roses that she created herself. The wedding took place in the picturesque Doran Rock Garden, Gage Park, Topeka with the couple surrounded by their children. Granddaughter, Chelsea Meacham, was flower girl. Shannon Meacham read 1 Corinthians 13, and Billy Meacham played the guitar and sang the Brett Eldredge tune, “Wanna Be That Song.” Marina Howard, Christina Howard, and Karrie Meacham served as attendants. Best men were James Howard and Dean Meacham who assisted with the double-ring ceremony. Special guests were Abby Schlingsensiepen from Topeka and Tyler Johnson from Denver. A luncheon and a reception followed the ceremony. After a honeymoon in Kansas City, the Meachams are home at Eagle Ridge Ranch in Lecompton.

Anniversary

Curry

Dwight and LaVerne Curry are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 26, 2017. They are planning a dinner with their children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren. Their children are Myrna Schrepel of Hoisington and their son Kevin Curry near Baldwin, KS. Dwight and LaVerne would enjoy a card shower or hearing from their friends and family. Their address is: 3910 Willshire Dr, Lawrence, KS 66049

Engagement

Nieder and Alumbaugh

The engagement is announced between Cody, son of Monte and Kristyn Nieder of Baldwin City, and Shauncee, daughter of Dana Annis and Russell Alumbaugh of Lawrence.

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