T. Russell and Delma Jensen, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Nov. 22. They were married Nov. 23, 1947, at Washington Creek Church in rural Lawrence. Russell worked for Safeway stores and is retired. Delma is a homemaker. Their children are Deanna Old, Savannah, Mo., and David Jensen, Topeka. They have four grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
Samantha Sturdevant and Jamie Brummell, both of Lawrence, were married Sept. 29, 2007, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Gary Teske officiating The bride is the daughter of Richard and Darla Sturdevant, and Olene and Gary Tilley, all of Lawrence. The groom is the son of Allan and Jan Brummell, Lawrence. Maid of honor was Amy Kennedy, and the best man was Gabe Hopkins. Bridesmaids were Allison Unruh, Elizabeth Willette and Kandi Banta. Groomsmen were Robert Jenson, Mike Finnegan and Scott Boring. Ushers were Logan Hastings and Adam McDiffett. Lisa Evans and Kelli Kennedy were guest book attendants. A reception followed the ceremony at Steve's Place in Lawrence. The bride is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 2002 graduate of Kansas State University. She received a master's degree in social work from Washburn University in 2007 and is a social worker at St. Francis Comprehensive Cancer Center in Topeka. The groom is a 1995 graduate of Lawrence High School, a 2000 graduate of K-State and a 2004 graduate of Washburn University. He is a registered nurse in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital emergency department. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Elizabeth Hickman and Aaron Crabill were married Oct. 13, 2007, at South Park in Lawrence, with Kevin Wood officiating. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Rayna Hickman, Eudora. The groom is the son of Mark and Linda Crabill, Holton. Matron of honor was Kristina Burton. Best man was Emerson Crabill. Bridesmaid was Jennifer Crabill, and the groomsman was Peter Hickman. A reception was given at Buffalo Bob's Smokehouse in Lawrence. Elizabeth graduated from Eudora High School in 2001 and works as a billing clerk for the city of Eudora. Aaron graduated from Belle Fourche High School in South Dakota in 1996. He is employed as a supervisor at Sears Holdings Corp. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Rachel Eck and Josh Ginsburg were married May 19, 2007, at Cap Juluca Resort on the island of Anguilla, British West Indies. The bride is the daughter of Kathy Remboldt Pine, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Barry and Merle Ginsburg, New York City, and Karen Halbert, Santa Fe, N.M. Maid of honor was Kristine Eck. Best man was Bryan Rice. Bridesmaids were Lisa Amer and Elizabeth Rose. Groomsmen were Barrett Gross and Stewart Gross. Flower girl was Zoe Rose. Ring bearer was Leo Rose. A reception was given on the beach at Cap Juluca. A second reception was May 26 at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Rachel graduated from Lawrence High School and received a Bachelor of Architecture degree at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is pursuing a law degree at Fordham University in New York City. Josh graduated from Fieldston High School in Bronx, N.Y., and received a Bachelor of Architecture degree at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He is employed as the principal of ArchinetOnline, a Web development company, in partnership with TPG Architecture in New York City. The couple reside in New York City.
Baughman and Coulter
Barry and Judy Hollings-head, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their stepdaughter, Kathryn J. Coulter, Lawrence, to Jon C. Baughman, son of William and Jackie Baughman, all of Crosby, Texas. The future bride is the daughter of the late Charles Coulter and Joan Hollingshead. The couple graduated from Lawrence High School in 1985. Kathryn graduated in 2005 from the licensed practical nursing program at Kaw Area Technical School in Topeka. She is pursuing a degree to be certified as a registered nurse, and is employed as health care coordinator-licensed practical nurse at The Windsor of Lawrence. Jon is employed by McJunkin Red Man Corp. in Houston. The couple plan an August 2008 wedding at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University.
Hess and Hawks
Lara Hawks, Topeka, and Rodney Hess, Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Edward Hawks and Gerri Peterson, both of Topeka. The future groom is the son of William and Martha Hess, Anthony. Lara is a 2000 graduate of Hayden High School in Topeka and graduated from Kansas University in 2004. She is pursuing a degree at Washburn University. Rodney is a 2000 graduate of Chaparral High School in Anthony and graduated from KU's School of Education in 2005. He is employed at Quail Run School. The couple plan a May 24, 2008, wedding at Mater Dei Catholic Church, Assumption Parish, in Topeka.
Kehrli and Perkins
Brian Perkins and Betty Pickerel, both of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Silvy Lauren Perkins, to James Robert Kehrli, both of Rogers, Ark. The future groom is the son of David and Mary Kehrli, Racine, Wis. Silvy graduated from Free State High School in 2002 and received a Bachelor of Science in public accounting in 2006 from John Brown University, where she is pursuing a Master of Business Administration. James graduated from the Alliance Academy in Quito, Ecuador, in 2002 and received a Bachelor of Arts in youth ministry from John Brown University in 2006. He is an assistant director at Camp War Eagle in Rogers. The couple plan a May 3, 2008, wedding at Camp War Eagle on Beaver Lake in Rogers.
Jackson and Stoltenow
Rick and Lorie Sawyer, Lawrence, Scott and Lisa Stoltenow, Jim Jackson and Dawn Hiebert announce the engagement of their children, Amber Stoltenow and Tyler Jackson, all of Eudora. The future bride graduated from Eudora High School in 2004 and Johnson County Community College in 2006. She plans to pursue an elementary education degree through Emporia State University at Kansas City Kansas Community College. She is employed as a substitute teacher in the Eudora and De Soto school districts, and also works at Dodson International Aviation Parts in Rantoul. The future groom graduated from Eudora High School in 2003 and received certification as an emergency medical technician from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He volunteers for the Eudora Fire Department and Eudora Emergency Medical Service and is employed by Sauer Danfoss in Lawrence. The couple plan a Dec. 15, 2007, wedding at the Lawrence Holidome.
Buhler and Christensen
Dave and Beth Buhler announce the engagement of their son, Adam Buhler, all of Lawrence, to Karen Christensen, daughter of John and Carol Christensen, all of Topeka. Karen graduated from Topeka High School in 2003. She is pursuing a degree in special education at Kansas University. Adam graduated from Lawrence High School in 2003 and is pursuing a degree in accounting at Johnson County Community College. He is employed at Payless ShoeSource. The couple plan a Jan. 4, 2008, wedding in Nauvoo, Ill.
Kreutz and Eck
Kathy Pine, Lawrence, announces the engagement of her daughter, Kristine Eck, Uppsala, Sweden, to Joakim Kreutz, Uppsala, Sweden. The future groom is the son of Arne and Ingbritt Kreutz, Ã-rebro, Sweden. The future bride graduated from Lawrence High School in 1996. She received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Kansas University in 2000 and a Master of Arts in political science from Uppsala University in 2001. She is a doctoral candidate in Peace and Conflict Studies at Uppsala University. The future groom is a 1992 graduate of Risbergska High School in Ã-rebro. He received a Master of Arts in political science from Uppsala University in 2002. He is employed as a researcher at the department of peace and conflict research at Uppsala University. The couple plan a Feb. 2, 2008, wedding at HÃ¤ver Church in Hallstavik, Sweden.