Kelly Marie Peterson and Mark Aaron Keogh were married March 24, 2007, at Circle S Ranch in Lawrence, with Ron Willis officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jim Peterson and Kathy Pryor, Lawrence, and Teresa Williams, Manhattan. The groom is the son of Marlies Keogh, Manhattan, and the late John Keogh. The maid of honor was Molly Peterson. The best men were Sean and Tim Keogh. A reception followed at Circle S Ranch. The couple graduated from Manhattan High School and Kansas State University. The bride is employed by the Fiesta Bowl. The groom is a business owner. The couple reside in Phoenix.
Amy Pennington and David Corman were married May 5, 2007, in an outdoor wedding ceremony at the Campbell Vineyard & Winery in Holton, with the Rev. Barbara Norris officiating. The bride is the daughter of Ron and Sara Pennington, Sun Lakes, Ariz., and the groom is the son of Warren and Mary Corman, Lawrence. The maid of honor was Susan Tremel. The junior bridesmaid was Genna Corman. The best man was Andrew Chang. The junior groomsman was Ben Corman. Ushers were Andrew Chang and Ben Corman. Guest book and program attendant was Genna Corman. The reader was Erin Fischer. Musicians for the ceremony were the Arcata String Quartet. Madina Salaty provided music for the reception. Wedding consultant was Carmen Hocking. A reception followed at the Campbell Vineyard & Winery. Amy received a degree in electrical engineering from Kansas State University. David received degrees in electrical engineering from Kansas University and Arizona State University. The couple reside in Chandler, Ariz.
Shelley K. Sandberg and Dean K. Wilson were married March 30, 2007, at Danforth Chapel, Kansas University, with Pastor Darryl Simmons officiating. The bride is the daughter of Harold and Cheryl Sandberg, Topeka. The groom is the son of Todd and Laurie Wilson, Lawrence. The matron of honor was Annie Heitman. The best man was Isaac Wilson. A reception was given at Maceli's. Shelley graduated from Topeka High School in 1989 and received a Bachelor of Arts in liberal arts from Kansas University in 1996. She is employed at the Higuchi Biosciences Center at KU. Dean graduated from Lawrence High School in 1994 and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2006 from American Sentinel University. He is employed by Garmin. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Don and Sandy Nease, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 2. They also will take a cruise to Alaska with family in August. They were married June 2, 1957, at Danforth Chapel, Kansas University. They returned to Lawrence for retirement in 1998. Don was director of a graduate program in strategic intelligence at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He is an adjunct instructor in the social sciences at Highland Community College's Perry Campus. Sandy was an administrative assistant with the Department of Veterans Affairs' Psychology Service in Dayton. She retired in 1994. Their son is Dr. Don Nease Jr. and wife Emily, Ann Arbor, Mich. They have two grandchildren.
Ron and Carolyn Lang, Lawrence, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary May 28. A luncheon and reception will be given Sunday at Alvamar Country Club. They were married May 28, 1967, in Topeka. They have lived in Lawrence since 1967. Ron received a Bachelor of Science in education and a Master of Science in education administration, both from Kansas University. For two years, the couple lived in Roswell, N.M., where Ron was head basketball coach at Roswell High School and the New Mexico Military Institute. He has taught English at Lawrence High School for 36 years, and was head basketball coach for four years. He is retiring at the end of the current school year. Carolyn attended KU and worked as secretary to the vice president at Security National Bank in Roswell. She worked at KU for 30 years, serving in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the chancellor's office and the Natural History Museum. She retired in 1997. Their children are Shaun Lang and wife Luann, Los Angeles, who will host Sunday's reception; and Errin Lang, Lawrence. They have two grandchildren.
Dean and JoAnn Elliott, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 2 at Indian Hills Church of God in Lawrence. Dean Elliott and JoAnn Coffman were married June 1, 1957, at North Lawrence Christian Church. Dean graduated from Lawrence High School in 1955. He worked for FMC for 45 years and retired in 2000. JoAnn graduated from LHS in 1957. She was a floral and wedding coordinator for 15 years and retired in 1998. Their children are Rusty Elliot and wife Christine; Randy Elliot; Bruce Elliot and wife Heidi; and Brian Elliot, all of Lawrence. They have five grandsons. The couple request no gifts.
Sayers and Thomas
Kristen Thomas and Matt Sayers, both of Kansas City, Mo., announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Gregory and Linda Thomas, Fort Wayne, Ind. The future groom is the son of Scott and Mary Sayers, De Soto. Kristen is a 1998 graduate of Homestead High School in Fort Wayne and received a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Iowa in 2002. She is pursuing a neonatal nurse practitioner degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is employed as a critical care registered nurse at Children's Mercy Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care unit in Kansas City, Mo. Matt is a 1996 graduate of Olathe South High School and attended Kansas State University. He received an atmospheric science degree in 2001 from Kansas University. He is employed as a wealth manager at UBS Financial Services and was previously chief meteorologist at 6News in Lawrence. The couple plan an Aug. 18, 2007, wedding in Kansas City, Mo.
Ediger and Jamieson
Michael and Betty Jamieson, Quinter, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathy Jamieson, to Jason Ediger, both of Lawrence. The future groom is the son of Alberta "Bert" West, Baldwin City. Kathy graduated from Quinter High School and received a degree in exercise science from Fort Hays State University. She is employed at Asthma Allergy & Rheumatology in Lawrence. Jason graduated from Lawrence High School and is employed by Pur-O-Zone in Lawrence. The couple plan a Sept. 8, 2007, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.
Eberhart and Wilson
Angela Wilson, Eudora, and Isaiah Eberhart, Prairie Village, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Bill and Cheryl Wilson, Eudora. The future groom is the son of Delbert and Jean Eberhart, Lawrence. Angela received a bachelor's degree and master's degree, both from Kansas University. She teaches elementary physical education in the Lawrence school district. Isaiah is employed as an inside builders sales representative at Wilson Lighting in Overland Park. The couple plan a July 7, 2007, outdoor wedding west of Clinton Lake.
Thompson and Barnhardt
Ronnie and Diana Barnhardt, Lecompton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Barnhardt, Lecompton, to Ryan Thompson, Missoula, Mont., son of Lt. Col. George and Rita Thompson, Missoula. The future bride graduated from Perry-Lecompton High School, Kansas City Kansas Community College and Baker University's School of Nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka. The future groom graduated from Hellgate High School in Missoula and is pursuing a chemistry degree at the University of Montana. He is a lab technician at the Center for Environmental Health Science at the University of Montana. He is in the Army National Guard. The couple plan an Aug. 18, 2007, wedding in Lawrence.
Gilner and Parr
Jim Parr, Lawrence, and Marti Parr, Charlotte, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine L. Parr, De Soto, to Leo C. Gilner, De Soto, son of Robert and Jeanette Gilner, Overland Park. Katherine is a 2001 graduate of Vance High School in Charlotte and is pursuing a nursing degree at Johnson County Community College. She is employed by The Etc. Shop in Lawrence. Leo is a 1996 graduate of Shawnee Mission West High School in Overland Park and received a degree in wildlife biology from Baker University in 2001. He is employed by Johnson County Fire District No. 3 in De Soto. The couple plan an Oct. 13, 2007, wedding at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawnee.
Robertson and Hostetler
Charissa Hostetler and Chad Robertson, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Donnie and Pam Hostetler, Hesston. The future groom is the son of Kathleen Robertson, Newton, and the late Lewis Robertson. The couple graduated from Hesston High School in 1999. Charissa graduated from Baker University's School of Nursing in 2003. She is a registered nurse in the labor and delivery unit at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Chad is pursuing a bachelor's degree at Kansas University. He is employed as an alcohol and drug technician at Valeo, and a night disc jockey at US 103 in Topeka. The couple plan an Oct. 6, 2007, wedding at Hesston Mennonite Church.
Cheney and Pruitt
David Pruitt and Jane Pruitt, both of Beloit, and Darrel and Bonnie Cheney, Hunter, announce the engagement of their children, Katie Pruitt and Adam Cheney, both of Lawrence. The future bride graduated from St. John's High School in Beloit in 2001. She graduated from Kansas University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in business and a Bachelor of General Studies in history. She is a third-year law student at the KU School of Law. The future groom graduated from Sylvan Unified High School in 1999. He received his plumbing, heating and air conditioning certificate from North Central Kansas Technical College in 2000. He is employed as a journeyman plumber for Action Plumbing in Lawrence. The couple plan an Aug. 4, 2007, wedding at St. John's Catholic Church in Beloit.
Brassell and Mackey
Bill and Betty Mackey, Eudora, announce the engagement of their daughter, Janet Mackey, Olathe, to Adrian Brassell, Olathe, son of Beverly Brassell and Frank Brassell, both of Colorado Springs, Colo. The future bride is a 1989 graduate of Eudora High School and a 1994 graduate of Washburn University. She is a registered nurse at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park. The future groom is a 1991 graduate of Ellicott High School. He is employed as a plumber with the Plumbers Union Local No. 8. The couple plan a July 7, 2007, wedding in Olathe.