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Couples announcements November 19, 2005




Jennifer Lovett and Justin Weigel were married Sept. 17, 2005, in Lawrence with Mike Malone officiating. The bride is the daughter of George and Terri Lovett, Salina. The groom is the son of Francis and Donna Weigel, Lawrence. Maid of honor was Kieley Lindblom. Matron of honor was Mikayla Swart. Bridesmaid was Elizabeth Woodliff. Best man was Jeremy Bowman. Groomsmen were Mike Walters, Sam Mellinger, Nate Rahmeier and Matt Tait. The bride is a graduate of Salina South High School and Washburn University. She is a registered nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at Rush Medical Center in Chicago. The groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Kansas University. He attends Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. The couple reside in Chicago.



Kristina Mitchell and Scott Walker were married Oct. 7, 2005, at Danforth Chapel on Kansas University's campus in Lawrence with Vicki Penner officiating. The bride is the daughter of Timothy and Nancy Mitchell, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Arch and Catherine Walker, Bartlesville, Okla. Matron of honor was Sarah Sypher. Best man was Jake Strickbine. A reception was given at Liberty Hall in Lawrence. The bride is a Lawrence High School graduate. She is the director of education at the Spencer Museum of Art at KU. The groom is a Bartlesville High School graduate. He works at Community Living Opportunities. The couple reside in Lawrence.



B.J. Hickert and Cheryl Hickert, both of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Hickert, Lawrence, to Tyler Fike, Lawrence, son of Joe and Janet Fike, Lawrence. The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Free State High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Baker University in May 2005. She is an admissions and financial aid counselor at the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth. The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Free State High School. He plans to graduate in December from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture. The couple plan a June 2, 2006, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Church in Lawrence.



Mindee Clem, Boise, Idaho, and Graham Forman, Lawrence, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Laune Clem, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and M. Lynn Clem, Boise, Idaho. She is a graduate of Capital High School, Boise, Idaho, and Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash. She is a second assistant director with the Director's Guild of America. The future groom is the son of G. Lawrence Forman, Rockford, Ill., and Elaine Allen Forman, Lawrence, and the grandson of BJ Allen and Ruth and George Forman, Lawrence. He is a graduate of Lawrence High School and the University of Chicago. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is vice president of sales for yearmovie Inc. in Lenexa. The couple plan an Aug. 12, 2006, wedding at Unity Church in Lawrence.



Tom and Joyce Hobson, Baldwin, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception for friends and family from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 at The Lodge in Baldwin. Tom Hobson and Joyce Longstreth were married Nov. 27, 1955, at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church in Baldwin. Hosts of the reception will be their children, John and Kim Heckathorne, and Greg and Kelly Schwartz. They have five grandchildren. The couple request no gifts. Cards may be sent to: P.O. Box 177, Baldwin, KS 66006.



John and Neva Hughes, Alamo, Texas, formerly of Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Alamo Palms Resort in Alamo, Texas. They were married Nov. 19, 1945. John retired from the Farmers Co-op, and Neva retired from Lawrence Public Schools. They lived in Lawrence for 55 years before moving to Alamo this year. Their children are John Hughes Jr., Lawrence; Tom and Annette Hughes, Lawrence; and Tarry and Bette Freeman, Alamo, Texas. They have three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to the couple at: 1341 W. Bus. Hwy. 83, 595 Monterrey, Alamo, Texas 78416.



Ron and Liz Callaway, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their son, Ryan Michael Callaway, Bangkok, Thailand, to Andrea Grace Hof, Bangkok, Thailand, daughter of Henry Hof III, Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., and Marianna Osborne Hof, Lake Forest, Calif. The bride-to-be attended Lewis and Clark College where she earned a bachelor's degree in psychology. She then attended Portland State University where she earned a master's degree in social work. She is a school counselor at an international school in Bangkok, Thailand. The future groom is a 1996 Lawrence High School graduate. He graduated from Fort Hays State University in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. In 2005, he earned a master's degree in educational leadership from the University of Portland. He is a fifth-grade teacher at an international school in Bangkok, Thailand. The couple plan a July 14, 2006, wedding in Portland, Ore.

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