Britton and Satterfield
Samantha Britton, Wichita, and Eric Satterfield, DeSoto, were married Sept. 5, 2008, in Crested Butte, Colo., with the Rev. Timothy Clark officiating. The bride is the daughter of Dale Britton and Carolyn Stewart, both of Wichita. The groom is the son of Mike Satterfield, Olathe, and Cheryl Garrett, DeSoto. Maid of honor was Miya Williams. Best man was Scott Satterfield. Bridesmaids were Kim Squire, Jamie Stewart and Ashley Wedan. Groomsmen were Jason Dugan, Kevin McCurdy and Jason Moore. Flower girls were Samantha Fuller and Rachel McRae. Ring bearer was Jake McRae. Reader was Maggie Holcomb. Program and gift attendants were Amanda Jones and Kathy Sanders. A reception was given at Grand Ball Room at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square, in Crested Butte. The bride is a 1998 graduate of Wichita North High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science and a Master of Science degree in exercise physiology, both from Kansas University. She earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from KU Medical Center. She is a physical therapist with Kreider Rehabilitation at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and a fitness instructor for the city of Lawrence. The future groom is a 1993 graduate of De Soto High School. He was a hospital corpsman with the U.S. Navy Hospital from 1993 to 1998. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in interdisciplinary studies-classical and ancient from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is a bartender at the Granfalloon in Kansas City, Mo. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Haynes and Bridges
Heidi Haynes, Lawrence, and Brant Bridges, Camarillo, Calif., were married Nov. 9, 2008, in Westlake Village, Calif., with the Rev. Ken Craft officiating. The bride is the daughter of Dave and Jyl Haynes, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Terry Bridges, Hendersonville, Tenn., and Darcia Bridges, Camarillo, Calif. Maid of honor was Andrea Bergholtz. Best man was Jordan Bridges. Bridesmaids were Kristen Mort, Alexandra Conway, Laura Callaway, Jeni Phillips and Joelle Zbacnik. Groomsmen were Brian Naumann, Andy Bergholtz, Brett Haynes, Timothy Haynes and Brian Haynes. Flower girls were Lucy Bergholtz, Allison Mort and Lauren Mort. Ring bearer was Andy Bergholtz, Jr. A reception followed at Westlake Village Inn. The bride is a 2002 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Kansas University in May 2007. The groom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from University of California-Berkeley. The couple reside in Camarillo.
Birerdinc and Baughman
Aybike Birerdinc, Istanbul, Turkey, and James Baughman, Lawrence, were married July 18, 2008, at the Istanbul Yacht Club in Turkey. The bride is the daughter of Ekrem and Ayden Birerdinc, Istanbul. The groom is the son of John and Pamela Baughman, Lawrence. Maid of honor was Aytucge Birerdinc. Best man was Jed Baughman. Bridesmaids were Burcu Birerdinc, Denise Sediq, Bilun Alioglu and Claudine Bitel. Groomsmen were Marshall Tidwell, Brian Frederick, Burak Birerdinc and Gokce Yildirim. Flower girl was Dila Ozdoganlar. A reception followed at the Istanbul Yacht Club. A post-wedding reception was also given on Nov. 28 at Maceli’s in Lawrence. The bride is a graduate of American High School in Islamabad, Pakistan, and Trinity University in Connecticut. She earned a doctorate in November from George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. The groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Kansas University. He is employed with Mercer Consulting, Washington, D.C. The couple reside in Alexandria, Va.
Holcomb and Wessell
Mitchell and Wanda Holcomb, Waverly, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Kristin Holcomb to Lance Joseph Wessell, both of Lawrence. Lance is the son of Kay and Dave Wessell, Oakley. The future bride a family service coordinator at KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. in Lawrence. The future groom is a systems specialist at Kansas University. The couple plan an Aug. 29, 2009, wedding in Lawrence.
Robbins and Schoepflin
Jessika Robbins and Jake Schoepflin, both of Baldwin City, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Dave and Amy Klamet, Lawrence, and the late Tracy Robbins. She is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in community health from Kansas University in 2004. She earned a registered nursing degree from Neosho County Community College in 2007. She is employed at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The future groom is the son of Roger and Brenda Schoepflin, Grand Marais, Minn. He is a 1999 graduate of Baldwin High School. He earned a master welder degree from North Central Technical College, Beloit, in 2000. He is employed with Schuff Steel Midwest in Ottawa. The couple plan a Jan. 2, 2009, wedding at the Eldridge Hotel in Lawrence.
George and Annette Ritchie, Lawrence, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 13 at Lawrence Wesleyan Church, 3705 Clinton Parkway. George Danny Ritchie and Annette Louise Parks were married Dec. 16, 1968, in Walhalla, S.C. George works for Girton Propane. The couple also assist youth in the community through various missions. Their children are Daniel and Marie Ritchie, Denver, and Sarah Ritchie, Lawrence. They have two grandchildren. The couple requests no gifts.
Brown and Robins
Mary Elizabeth Brown, Jupiter, Fla., and Robert Hale Robins, Miami, were married Dec. 6, 2008, at the Baughman Center on the campus of the University of Florida-Gainesville, with David Nicholson officiating. The bride is the daughter of David and Donna Brown, Jupiter. The groom is the son of C. Richard and Catherine Hale Robins, Lawrence. Maid of honor was Amy Stewart. Best man was Colin Robins. Bridesmaids were Pam Boody, Eleanor Laughlin, Kelly Vidulich and Autumn Brown. Groomsmen were Travis Ford, Peter Hays, Jeff Sailer and Amir Soleymani. A reception was given at Steve’s Cafe Americain in Gainesville. The bride is a graduate of Jupiter High School, Jupiter. She earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees from the University of Florida. The groom is a graduate of Gulliver Preparatory High School in Miami. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Miami and a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida. The couple reside in Gainesville.
Andregg and McWilliams
Nicole Marie Andregg, Lawrence, and Tyler Lee McWilliams, Lee’s Summit, Mo., announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Todd and Karen Andregg, Lawrence. She is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology/psychology from Northwest Missouri State University in May. She is studying for a doctorate of physical therapy at Southwest Baptist University. The future groom is the son of Jerry and Dawn McWilliams, Lee’s Summit. He is a 2004 graduate of Lee’s Summit North High School. He plans to graduate with Bachelor of Science degrees in marketing and management from NMSU this fall. The couple plan a June 20, 2009, wedding at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence.
Williams and Keller
Keller-Williams Janice Lynn Keller and Bryan Timothy Williams, both of Shawnee, were married Oct. 4, 2008, in front of the historic Cottonwood Falls courthouse, with the Rev. David Parks officiating. The bride is the daughter of Corinne Keller, Cottonwood Falls, and the late Jerry Keller. The groom is the son of Tim and Megan Williams, Overland Park. Maid of honor was Stephanie Harris. Best man was Loren Foxx. Bridesmaids were Lara Chase, Kristy Rein and Angela Bryant. Groomsmen were Brad Simmons, Matt Wildy and Rob Arnold. Ushers were Gabe Boucher and Alyson Curtis. Photo guest book attendants were Megan Meyers and Lindsay Vise. Gift attendants were Sarah Harbaugh and Emily Coffin. Violinist was Mike Ireland. Photographers were Zach Henderson and Sarah Danford. Flowers were done by Erin Volante. A reception was given at the Prairie Coffee Company in downtown Cottonwood Falls. The bride is a graduate of Chase County High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Kansas University in 2002. She is the vice president of alumni relations at Pennington and Company in Lawrence. The groom is a graduate of South Kent Prep School in Connecticut. He attended Central Missouri State University and Johnson County Community College. He is the events manager for Screenland Theater in Kansas City, Mo. The couple reside in Shawnee.
Ventura and Romo
John and Brenda Ventura, Bonner Springs, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Ventura, Bonner Springs, to Nicholas Romo, Edwardsville. The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Bonner Springs High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Kansas University this month. The future groom is the son of Crespin and Cheryl Romo, Edwardsville. He is also a 2003 graduate of BSHS. He earned bachelor’s degrees in microbiology and biochemistry from KU in 2007. He is a pharmacy student at KU and plans to graduate in 2011. The couple plan a Jan. 2, 2009, wedding at The Mission Theatre.
Bill “Junior” and Theo Puckett will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday. Their children will be hosts for a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the first floor dining room at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive. William and Theodora Puckett were married Dec. 25, 1938 at the Old United Brethren Church in Lawrence. Bill retired from Farmland in 1982 and Theo was a homemaker. The couple lived in Lawrence all of their married lives and owned a home at 1945 Ky., for 50 years before moving to Presbyterian in August 2007. Relatives, friends and acquaintances are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Cards are welcome. The couple request no gifts.
Homer and Ruth Leslie, Perry, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Homer Leslie and Ruth French were married Dec. 19, 1948, in Topeka. Homer served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He is a retired farmer. Ruth retired as a clerk from Perry USD 343 after 28 years of service. Their children are Theresa and Phil Hart, Perry; Cindy and John Rodecap Jr., Lecompton; and Larry and Peggy Leslie, Lawrence. They have eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to the couple at 12015 12th St., Perry, KS 66073.
Zook and Lock
Deanne Elizabeth Zook and David Jonathan Lock were married April 19, 2008, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, with the Rev. Mick Mulvany officiating. The bride is the daughter of James and Jane Zook, Larned. The groom is the son of James and Margaret Lock, Lawrence. Maid of honor was Jacqueline Zook. Best man was Joshua Lock. Bridesmaids were Carolyn Zook and Annie Lock. Flower girls were Alexandra Zook and Amy Lock. Groomsmen were Paul Lock and James Lock. Ushers were Denny Zook, Jesse Zook, Jacob Baldwin, Daniel Johanning, Nathan Johnson and John Krutsinger. A reception was given at Maceli’s in Lawrence. The bride is a graduate of Larned High School. She earned a business degree from Kansas University. She is a manager with J.C. Penney. The groom is a graduate of Lawrence High School. He is employed with the Home Depot. The couple reside in Lawrence.
Coker and Sack
Jenna Coker and Fred Sack, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the business manager for Kansas University’s geology department. She has been with the university for 23 years. The future groom is the owner of ArtFrames, which has been in business in Lawrence for 20 years. The couple plan a May 23, 2010, wedding in Lawrence.
King and Brown
Melinda Brown and Joseph King, both of Baldwin City, were married Aug. 23, 2008, at Worden United Methodist Church in Baldwin City, with the Rev. Bud Tuxhorn officiating. The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Sue Brown, Baldwin City. The groom is the son of Debbie King, Baldwin City, and James King. Maid of honor was Lisa Crettol. Best man was Brian Turk. Bridesmaids were Lori Montney, Amanda Helm, Emily Russell and Kylie King. Groomsmen were Andy Hannon, Kyle Flory, John Stockdale and Jason Kesinger. Flower girls were Kiley Montney and Lauren Russell. Ringbearers were Toby Crettol and Austin Crettol. Candlelighters were Mackenzie Russell and Riley Russell. Ushers were Shawn Crettol, Jake Montney, Bobby Saile and Phil Wagner. A reception was given at the Knights of Columbus in Lawrence. The bride is a 2006 graduate of Baldwin High School. She attended Johnson County Community College and is studying for a nursing degree at Neosho County Community College. She is employed as certified medication aide at Vintage Park in Baldwin City and as a private caregiver. The groom is a 2004 graduate of BHS and attended Johnson County Community College. He is employed by Lawrence Memorial Hospital and the Kansas High School Athletic Association. The couple reside in Baldwin City.
Blackbird and Romme
Russell and Ann Blackbird, Lawrence, along with Leon and Jolene Romme, Burleson, Texas, announce the engagement of their children, Twyla Blackbird and Brett Romme, both of Lawrence. The future bride is a 1993 graduate of Lawrence High School. She attended Kansas University and Haskell Indian Nations University. She is employed with the Lawrence public schools. The future groom is a 1996 graduate of LHS and a 2005 graduate of Washburn University. He is also employed with the Lawrence public schools. The couple plan a May 30, 2009, wedding at St. John Catholic Church in Lawrence.
Bittenbender and Martinez
Kyra Bittenbender, Lawrence, and Gregory Martinez, San Antonio, were married Sept. 13, 2008, at Mansion at Judges’ Hill in Austin, Texas, with the Rev. Philip Kost officiating. The bride is the daughter of Marilyn and Kelvin Heck and Sandy Brown and Lee Bittenbender, all of Lawrence. The groom is the son of Jeanne and Esteban F. Martinez Jr., Mission, Texas. Maid of honor was Laura Bittenbender. Best man was Dan Conway. Bridesmaids were Veronica Mazzarese, Melissa Anschutz, Adriana Morehead and Vanessa Martinez. Groomsmen were Luis Mier, Shawn McCallum, John Mayer and Jacob Sanchez. Soloist was Leslie Winston. Guitarist was Elliot Pees. Flower girls were Maggie Winston and Lizzie Winston. A reception was given at Mansion at Judges’ Hill. The bride is a 1996 graduate of Baldwin High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in architectural studies from Kansas University in 2000 and a Master of Urban Planning degree from KU in 2004. She is the associate director of development for Weaver, Davis & Jacob Realty Group. The groom is a 1996 graduate of John Marshall High School in San Antonio. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas in 2001. He is an investment banker for Barclays Capital. The couple reside in Texas.
Carbaugh and Thomas
Caitlin Carbaugh, Lawrence, and Anthony Thomas, Paxico, were married Nov. 8, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Paxico, with the Rev. John Pilcher officiating. The bride is the daughter of James Carbaugh, North Fort Myers, Fla., and Gina Bailey-Carbaugh, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Joseph Gilbert, Paxico, and Ann and Glenn Wise, Baldwin City. Maid of honor was Heather Marshall. Best man was Trevor Rutherford. Bridesmaids were Jessica Foster and Kelli Carbaugh. Groomsmen were Paul Gilbert and James Adams. Ring bearer was Ethan Gilbert. Flower girl was Amahni Carbaugh. The bride was escorted by her brother, Cpl. Don Carbaugh. Vocalist was Lisa Bauman. Scripture reader was Michael Armstrong. A reception was given at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Paxico. The bride is a 2008 graduate of Lawrence High School. The groom is a 2004 graduate of Baldwin High School. He is employed with Whitely’s Pallets & Blocking in Topeka. The couple reside in Paxico.