Jerome and Janice Stadler, Lecompton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Janell Stadler, to Dennis Ridenour, son of Anne Hurley, Omaha, Neb., and William Anthony, Bellevue, Neb. The future bride is a graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School. She received a bachelor's degree in science biology from the University of Dallas. She plans to graduate in September with a master of medical science degree in the physician assistant program at Yale Medical School in New Haven, Conn. The future groom is a graduate of Valley (Neb.) High School and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a bachelor's degree in biology and a master's degree in molecular biology. He is a research specialist at Harvard Medical School in Boston. The couple plan an Oct. 15 wedding at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Perry.
Alyson Marie McCaskill and Russell Lee Bush, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tom McCaskill III, Edmond, Okla., and Dana Knorr, Lawrence. She is a 2001 graduate of Browning Academy, St. George, Utah. She is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence Beauty Academy. She is a stylist at Hair Experts in Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Mike and Tina Bush, Lawrence. He is a 2001 graduate of Free State High School. He attends Johnson County Community College and works in the meat department at Hy-Vee Food Store in Lawrence. The couple plan an Aug. 20 wedding at the home of Patrick and Dana Knorr, Lawrence.
Amy Michelle Boyer and Patrick William Elzea, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Annette and Kenneth Boyer Jr., Hutchinson. She is a 2004 graduate of Hutchinson High School. She is employed at Pur-O-Zone Inc. in Lawrence. The groom is the son of Mark and Susan Elzea, Lawrence. He is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School. He attends Kansas University and is employed at Pur-O-Zone Inc. in Lawrence. The couple plan a May 26, 2007, wedding in Lawrence.
Jay and Noell Memmott, Lecompton, and Robert and Linda Fox, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Jenny Memmott, Lawrence, and Kane Fox, Lawrence. The bride-to-be is a 1997 graduate of Francis Howell North High School, St. Charles, Mo. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2002 from Kansas University, where she is pursuing a master's degree in music education. The future groom is a 1991 Lawrence High School graduate. He attended KU and Washburn University. He is employed by Stanion Wholesale Electric in Lawrence. The couple plan an Oct. 15 wedding in Lawrence.
Laura K. Witt and Mick Bogart were married June 4, 2005, in Lawrence with Judge J. Shepherd officiating. The bride is the daughter of Doug Witt, Lawrence, and Elizabeth Helgerson, Gaithersburg, Md. The groom is the son of LeAnne Jackson, Topeka, and the late Hubert Bogart Jr. Matron of honor was Kari Myers. Best man was Heath Bogart. Ushers were Aaron Witt, Tyson Wisinger and Terek Wisinger. Flower girls were Jahna Walburn and Hannah Wilson. A reception was given at the Lawrence Country Club. The bride is a graduate of Staunton High School, Staunton, Ill., and Bradley University, Peoria, Ill. She works at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center. The groom is a graduate of Phillipsburg High School. He works at Schlumberger Lawrence Product Center. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Hilary Hanson and Trent Nauholz, both of Lawrence, were married Sept. 18, 2004, at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence with the Rev. Sharon Howell officiating. The bride is the daughter of Linda Hanson and Scot Beckenbaugh and Bert and Nancy Hanson, all of Indianola, Iowa. The groom is the son of Carolyn and Bill Nauholz, Sumner, Iowa. Hayley Hanson was matron of honor. Tonja Johnson, Lori Horn, Robyn Friedman and Jolene Westwick were bridesmaids. Matt Lohmann and Steve Chapman were best men. Dave Hassman, Travis Seehase and Tyson Seehase were groomsmen. Flower girls were Bailey Hassman and Louisa Judge. Ring bearers were Jacob Green and Will Greenwood. Candle lighters were Morgan Hassman and Madeline Judge. A reception followed the ceremony at Alvamar Country Club. The bride works for Payless ShoeSource Inc. The groom works for Heartland Crop Insurance in Topeka. The couple live in Lawrence.
Clarence and Lucy Seaver, McLouth, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in Topeka. Clarence Seaver and Lucy Kell were married June 1, 1940, in McLouth. They are both McLouth High School graduates. They have a daughter, Cheryl Wonnell, Lawrence, and two grandchildren.
Sigmund and Rose Bienkowski, Easton, Pa., and John and Deanell Tacha, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Diana Lee Bienkowski, Denver, and David Andrew Tacha, Denver. The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. She has a master's degree in business administration from the University of Colorado. She is employed by Coca Cola Co. The future groom is a Lawrence High School graduate. He received a degree in business from Kansas University, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He is employed by Sisk and Co. The couple plan a June 2006 wedding at Trinity United Methodist Church in Denver.
Ted and Janice Luber, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They were married July 2, 1955, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Their children are Jeff and Nancy Luber, Olathe; Shelly and John Cardin, Claycomo, Mo.; and Dennis Luber, Lawrence. They have four grandchildren.
Amy Dick and Lance Hoover were married March 26, 2005, at the Circle S Ranch in Lawrence with the Rev. Vicki Penner officiating. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Margaret Dick, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Thomas Hoover, Lawrence, and Charlotte Collins, Wichita. Matron of honor was Lindsay Weber. Best man was Derick Wallace. Bridesmaids were Casey Tedrow, Jessica Hoover, Emily Haynes and Michelle Ballou. Groomsmen were Daniel Weber, Sean Hoover, Michael Hoover and Matthew Dick. Ushers were Ryan Chapman and Joel Dankenbring. Junior groomsman was Jake Schmalstieg. Flower girls were Faith Schmalstieg and Makenzie Hoover. A reception followed the ceremony at Circle S Ranch. The bride is a 2000 Lawrence High School graduate. She plans to pursue a nursing degree at Johnson County Community College this fall. She is employed at Sonic Drive-In. The groom is a 2000 graduate of St. John's Military School in Salina. He is employed at First Management. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Kathryn Shufelt, Lawrence, and Morgan Hannings, Topeka, were married April 16, 2005, at Danforth Chapel in Lawrence with Paula Martin officiating. The bride is the daughter of David and Connee Shufelt, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Jack Hannings, Marietta, Ga., and Anita Boatright, Topeka. Maid of honor was Dianne-Yvette Cook. Best man was Danny Najera. A reception was given at Maceli's in Lawrence. The bride is a 1999 Free State High School graduate. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history of art from Kansas University in 2003. The groom is a 1999 graduate of Topeka West High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and business administration in 2003 and a master's degree in accounting in 2005 from KU. In August, he will begin work with KPMG in Kansas City. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Amanda Kristine Bevis and James Robert Guy, both of Scammon, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Greg and Patty Bevis, Bendena, and the granddaughter of Jim and Peggy Burnett, Lawrence. She is a graduate of Midway High School and Baker University. She is employed at Mid-America Pipe in Scammon. The future groom is the son of Jim and Debbie Guy, Columbus. He is a graduate of Columbus Unified High School and Coffeyville Community College. He is employed at Vinylplex in Pittsburg. The couple plan a July 9 wedding at First Christian Church in Lawrence.
Isaac Hodges, Sterling, and Deanna Doyle, Prairie Village, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Roxanne Higbee, Prairie Village. She graduated from Kansas University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She dances with the Kansas City Ballet. The future groom is the son of David and Julie Hodges, Sterling, and the grandson of James and Susan Ralston, Lawrence. He graduated from KU with a degree in health and physical education and will teach elementary physical education. The couple plan an Aug. 13 wedding at Hillcrest Covenant Church in Prairie Village.
Don and Sabra Pierce, Grove, Okla.; Tom Berryman, Ashland; and Linda Noland, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Lacy Dawn Pierce, Grove, Okla., and Jacob Woods Berryman, Lenexa. The couple's grandparents are Earl and Barbara Dodson, Nowata, Okla.; Bill and Margie Pierce, Nowata, Okla.; and Elsie Noland, Shattuck, Okla. The couple plan a July 23 wedding at the House of David in Grove, Okla.
Robert and Carolyn Hutchins, Overbrook, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rosalie Dawn Hutchins, LeRoy, to Mark Laray Chandler, LeRoy, son of Mark and Virginia Chandler, LeRoy. The bride-to-be attended Lawrence schools until her junior year in high school. She is a 1995 graduate of Santa Fe Trail High School, Overbrook, and a 1996 graduate of Flint Hills Technical College, Emporia. She is employed at Sunset Manor in Waverly. The future groom graduated from high school in 1999 in LeRoy. He is a 2000 graduate of Flint Hills Technical College. He is employed at Bridgewood Custom Cabinetry in Chanute. The couple plan an Aug. 20 wedding at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Olpe.