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Couples announcements December 31, 2011



Rich and Heckert

Lindsey Rich and Chad Heckert, both of St. Joseph, Mo., were married Oct. 8, 2011, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University with Joe Stiles officiating. The bride is the daughter of Doug and Barbara Rich, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Rick and Kathy Heckert, Lawson, Mo. Maid of honor was Darcie Osgood. Bridesmaids were Anna Lafferty, Kelly Flanders and Rebecca Heckert. Best man was Rick Heckert. Groomsman was Chad Osgood. Ringbearer was Tyler Osgood. Program attendant was Amber Nilhas. Reception hostesses were Emily Haas and Elise Luce. Musicians were Rick Clock and Alden Schoeneberg. A reception was held at the Castle Tea Room. The bride is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in geography from KU in 2008 and is studying for a master’s degree in education at Rockhurst University. The groom is a 2003 graduate of Lawson High School. He is studying for a communications degree at Park University. The couple reside in St. Joseph, Mo.


Daniel and Ulrich

Betsy Daniel, Arcola, Mo., and Jordan Ulrich, Baldwin City, were married Sept. 3, 2011, at The Spring at Jack and Linda Frost’s home in Billings, Mo., with Larry Wheeler officiating. The bride is the daughter of Chuck and Pat Daniel, Arcola. The groom is the son of Marshall and Vicki Ulrich, Baldwin City. Maids of honor were Dana Hacker and LaTasha James. Best men were Luke Ulrich and Isaac Ulrich. Bridesmaids were Amanda Acree and Eimee Wakefield. Groomsmen were Chapin Deel and David Metsker. Flower girl was Ashley Daniel. Ringbearer was Chase Daniel. Soloist was Megan Doxtator. Pianist was Kay Decker. Ushers were Scott Daniel and Spencer Jacobs. Guest book attendants were Sarah Daniel and Laci Ulrich. Program attendant was Dane Ulrich. A reception was given at Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, Springfield, Mo. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Greenfield, Mo. High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 2007 and a master’s degree in special education in 2010, both from Baker University. She is employed by East Central Kansas Cooperative In Education as an interrelated resource teacher for Baldwin City Elementary School-Primary Center. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Baldwin High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications from Kansas State University in 2007 and is co-owner/operator of Ulrich Brothers Farms. The couple reside in Overbrook.


Willhite and Ostrander

Betsy Willhite and Chris Ostrander, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Clint Laing and Kristi Willhite Laing, Lawrence. She is a graduate of Lawrence High School and Kansas State University and is a project manager at VML. The future groom is the son of Rick and Cindy Ostrander, Lawrence. He is a graduate of Free State High School and Kansas University and is an industrial designer at Marche Design. The couple plan an April 21, 2012, wedding at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence.

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