Kristen Van Saun and Ryan Toner were married on Sept. 30, 2006, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. John Schmeidler officiating. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Debbie Van Saun, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Bob and Kathleen Toner, Geneva, N.Y. The maid of honor was K.C. Glyckherr. The best man was Bobby Toner. Bridesmaids were Colleen Fitzgerald, Carie Flood, Jackie Toner, Allison Vendt and Katie Winter. Groomsmen were John Evangelista, Jeff Glyckherr, Brian Russo, Michael Toner and Joey Van Saun. The flower girl was Sophie Van Saun. Guest book attendant was Katie Van Saun. Readers were Katherine Killough Kelly and Matthew Brejcha. A reception was given at the Lawrence Country Club. Kristen is a 1997 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 2001 graduate of the University of Notre Dame. She earned a law degree in 2006 from the Kansas University School of Law. She is law clerk to Chief Judge John W. Lungstrum, U.S. District Court of Kansas in Kansas City, Kan. Ryan is a 1997 graduate of Geneva High School and a 2001 graduate of Notre Dame. He is employed as an accountant with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America in Lawrence. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Michele Gilbert and Charlie Dillon were married on Nov. 18, 2006, at First Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. James Bush officiating. The bride is the daughter of Billy Gartman, Long Beach, Miss., and Joanne Gartman, Alsip, Ill. The groom is the son of Larry and Kate Dillon, Lawrence. The matron of honor was Kathleen Drews. The best man was Alan Teeter. Ushers were Nate Fortner and Julie Kehoe. The vocalist was Kathleen Drews. The reader was Dr. Susan Dunn-Hensley. Wedding coordinators were Stephanie Hamby and Linda Dick. Guest book attendant was Jessica Fortner. Gift table attendant was Alica Thomas. A reception was given at the Lawrence Holidome. Michele and Charlie graduated from Alan Shepard High School in Palos Heights, Ill. Michele received a bachelor's degree at National-Louis University in Wheeling, Ill. She is employed by Premier Personnel. Charlie attended Johnson County Community College. He is employed at the Kmart Distribution Center in Lawrence. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Marci Wright and Steve Michnick were married on Jan. 20, 2007, at the Pilgrim Chapel in Kansas City, Mo., with Dr. Roger Coleman officiating. The bride is the daughter of the late Robert Wright and the late Mary Kathryn Wright, formerly of Overland Park. The groom is the son of Michael and Charlyne Michnick, Lawrence. A reception was given at Piropos Restaurant in Kansas City, Mo. Marci received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is employed by DST Systems. Steve received a Bachelor of Science in geophysics and a Master of Science in engineering management, both from Kansas University. He is employed by DST Systems.
Grammer and Hoover
Jamilee Kelly Hoover and Kevin Christopher Grammer, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Kelly and Melinda Hoover, Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Tracy Grammer, Tecumseh, and Jill Packer, Lawrence. Jamilee is a 2002 graduate of Free State High School and a 2005 graduate of Z Cosmetology Academy. She is employed by South Junior High School. Kevin is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School and is employed by Hallmark Cards. The couple plan a June 16, 2007, wedding in Lawrence.
Rodriquez and Davenport
Keri Davenport and Phillip Rodriquez, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of David and Teri Davenport, Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Joe Rodriquez, Lawrence, and Jenny Hepner, Baldwin City. Keri and Phillip graduated from Lawrence High School. Keri is employed by Jim Clark Motors in Lawrence. Phillip owns La Familia Cafe. The couple plan a June 9, 2007, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.