Susan Rickman and Rob Heidrick, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Loy and Linda Rickman, Sunrise Beach, Mo. She is a 1996 graduate of Brussels American School, Brussels, Belgium, and a 2000 graduate of Kansas University's School of Architecture. She is employed at Office Helpline in Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Bill and Sherelyn Nichol, Houston. He graduated in 1990 from high school in Houston. He attended KU. He is employed as an auto technician at Laird Noller Hyundai in Lawrence. The couple plan an Oct. 8 wedding at Danforth Chapel on KU's campus.
Jessica Lorin Harris, Prairie Village, and Eric Andrew Wolking, St. Louis, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bo and Jane Harris, Lawrence. She is the granddaughter of Neil and Marion Harris and Ruth Beck, all of Lawrence. Jessica is a graduate of Baldwin High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kansas University. She is employed at Harris Construction Co. Inc. as director of marketing in the Kansas City, Mo., office. The future groom is the son of Joseph and Kathleen Wolking, Tulsa, Okla. He is a graduate of Bishop Kelley High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from American University in Washington, D.C. Eric received a master's degree in business administration from the Anderson School of Business at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is director of Federal Agency Programs for Stanley Associates in St. Louis. The couple plan an Oct. 1 wedding at the First United Methodist Church in Baldwin.
Cathryn and James Ruff, Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Don and Gini Shoulberg, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer Wynne Ruff and Paul David Shoulberg, both of Bloomington, Ind. The bride-to-be is a 1995 graduate of Cedar Falls High School and a 2000 graduate of Iowa State University. She is in a graduate program in education at Indiana University. The future groom is a 1995 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 2004 graduate of Kansas University. He is in a graduate program in playwriting at Indiana University. The couple plan a Nov. 26 wedding in Bloomington, Ind.
Dr. David and Vicci Jones, Baldwin, and Mark and Debi Moore, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Candace Jones, Baldwin, and Chris Moore, Lawrence. The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Baldwin High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications in 2003 from Baker University. She is a classified advertising representative for the Lawrence Journal-World. The future groom is a 1997 graduate of Lawrence High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry in 2004 from Kansas University. He is a project testing laboratory technician for Prosoco in Lawrence. The couple plan a Sept. 10 wedding at Lawrence Bible Chapel.
Rick and Teresa Hilliard, Lansing, and Jeff and Heather Juett, Union, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Juett, Lansing, to Nathan Olds, Overland Park, son of Teresa Olds, Lawrence, and the late Michael Olds. The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Lansing High School. She graduated in 2004 from the University of Saint Mary with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She plans to attend Avila University this fall to obtain a master's degree in counseling psychology. The future groom is a 1999 graduate of Free State High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2003 from Kansas University. He will graduate Friday from the Johnson County Regional Police Academy and will be commissioned as a police officer for the Overland Park Police Department. The couple plan an Aug. 27 wedding at First Christian Church in Lawrence.
Randy and LeAnn Towner, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Libby Towner, Lawrence, to Jamie Lamberson, Topeka, son of Mike Lamberson, Winchester, and Dawn Lamberson, Topeka. The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Free State High School. She plans to graduate in December with a degree in secondary education from Kansas State University. The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Topeka Seaman High School. He graduated from Manhattan Christian College and Kansas State University with degrees in physiology and bible theology. The couple plan a Dec. 17 wedding at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence.
Kristi Schultz and Anthony Thompson were married June 25, 2005, at Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence with Dee Jay Flummerfelt officiating. The bride is the daughter of Fred Schultz, Hutchinson, and Donna Barnes, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Rick and Candace Thompson, Lawrence. Maid of honor was Julie Cochrane. Best man was Randy Malone. Bridesmaids were Amy Harris and Lori Montgomery. Groomsmen were Jeremiah Feurt and Kevin Confer. Ushers were Andre Silva and Scott Kramer. Robin Miller was soloist. JoAnne Kready was pianist. A reception was given at the Eagles Lodge. The bride is a 1995 graduate of Baldwin High School. She is an accountant in the Business and Financial Planning office at Kansas University, where she is studying accounting. The groom is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School. He is a shipper at Berry Plastics in Lawrence. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Sara Michelle Gillispie, Overland Park, and Jason Bryan Miller, Valley Falls, were married July 23, 2005, at Circle S Ranch in Lawrence with Judge Dennis Reiling officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mike and Barbara Gillispie, Overland Park. The groom is the son of Steve and Debbie Miller, Valley Falls. Matron of honor was Jessica Stallbaumer. Best man was Eliot Smith. Bridesmaids were Cori Gillispie and Jessica Gillispie. Groomsmen were Matt Miller and Brad Heston. Flower girls were Madison Miller and Megan Miller. Ushers were Matt Gillispie, Ryan Murphy and Jimmy Gillispie. A reception was given at the Circle S Ranch. The bride is a 2000 graduate of Blue Valley North High School and a 2004 graduate of Kansas University. She is a math and Spanish teacher in the Oskaloosa School District. The groom is a 2001 graduate of Valley Falls High School and a 2005 graduate of KU. He is a chemical engineer at Astaris. The couple reside in Oskaloosa.
Lori Crabtree, Lawrence, and Randy Foos, Eudora, were married July 23, 2005, at Eudora United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jeff Shepardson officiating. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Mary Walker, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Giulia Foos, Perry, and the late Eugene "Bud" Foos. The bride's son and daughter, Kameron Crabtree and Miranda Crabtree, escorted her down the aisle. Best man was Kelby Foos, son of the groom. A reception was given at Buffalo Bob's Smokehouse in Lawrence. The bride graduated from Lawrence High School and Emporia State University. She is employed by Unified School District No. 497 in Lawrence. The groom graduated from Perry-Lecompton High School and Emporia State University. He is employed by Unified School District No. 491 in Eudora. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Carl and Lee Trybom, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Douglas County Senior Center. Carl Trybom and Leonilla Uhlrich were married Aug. 11, 1945, at St. Mary's Church in Clifton. Carl retired from Farmland Industries. Lee is a homemaker. She retired from years of volunteer work at St. John's Rummage House. The couple's children are: Jim and Janet Trybom, Monticello, Ill.; Kathy Bryant, Linwood; and Mary Trybom, Lawrence. They have five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The couple request no gifts.
D. Leon and Ardith Curtis, Lawrence, recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. D. Leon Curtis and Ardith Reynolds were married Aug. 11, 1950, in Independence, Mo., with Leon's grandfather Garfield Coleman officiating. They have lived in the Lawrence area since 1989 after living in many parts of the U.S. while either in the Air Force or under church appointment for the RLDS Community of Christ Church. Leon works at Hy-Vee Food Store, and Ardith is a licensed practical nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The couple's children are: Rebecca and Kevin Giles, Stillwater, Minn.; Phillip Curtis, Jeffrey Curtis and Randall Curtis, all of Lawrence; and Lianna and Tim Corteville, Chesterfield, Mo. They have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Ronald and Dorothy Curnes, Lawrence, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today with a special intentions Mass at Corpus Christi Catholic Church and a reception at the Lawrence Country Club. Ronald Curnes and Dorothy Wehner were married Aug. 13, 1955, at St. Casimir's in Kenosha, Wis. Their children are Janice Curnes, Milwaukee, Wis.; Susan and Jim Weissbeck, Overland Park; Bill and Denise Curnes, Lawrence; Ellen Curnes, Omaha, Neb.; Ken and Debbie Curnes, Lenexa; Nancy and Gary Morrison, Lenexa; Phillip and Julie Curnes, Lenexa; Barbara and Ezra Ginzburg, Topeka; and Christopher Curnes, Los Angeles. They also have nine grandchildren.