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Couples announcements for April 2013

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Engagement

Smith and Elliott

Steve and Libby Smith, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly Michael Smith, to John David Elliott, both of Kansas City, Missouri. John is the son of Michael and Cyndi Koonse and Tom and Sheri Elliott, all of Columbia, Missouri. The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Business from Kansas State University in 2007. She is employed by the Hallmark Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri. The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Rock Bridge High School, Columbia, Missouri. He earned a B.A. from Temerlin Advertising Institute at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He is employed by the Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri. The couple plans a June 15, 2013, wedding in Kansas City.

Wedding

Campbell and Jones

Kelly Rose Campbell and Jacob Jones were married on September 29, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Father Patric Reily officiated. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Abe and Jakes Landing in Lawrence. Kelly is the daughter of Richard and Janet Campbell, Eudora, and the granddaughter of Delbert and Lois Campbell, Overland Park. Jacob is the son of Albert and Leslie Merritt, Kansas City, KS, and the grandson of William Rand, St. Peters, MO. Monica Reynolds was Maid of Honor. Best man was Matt Benge. Bridesmaids were Kendall Overman, Sarah Meador, Sarah Bartel, Julie Cook Gregory, and Lauren Durkin. Grooms were Jimmy Dwyer, Johnny Ward, Jason Sanders, Robert Sweeney, and Danny Roberson. Jr. Bridesmaids were Isabel Rand, and Samantha Gregory. Jr. Groomsmen was Gus Rand. Flower girl was Caroline Overman. Ring Beareres were Gabriel and Nicolas Campbell, nephews of the bride. Ushers were Nick Pickard, Spencer Bass, and Max and Sam Campbell, brothers of the bride. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Eudora High School, and a 2007 graduate of the University of Kansas. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School, and attended the University of Kansas. Kelly works as a Sales Coordinator for Holland 1916, and Jacob is in sales for Cropper Enterprises. The couple resides in Prairie Village.

Engagement

Johnson and Sheler

Larry and Peggy Johnson of Lawrence, Kansas announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristy Johnson, to James Sheler, son of Clifford and Patty Sheler. Kristy and James currently reside in Olathe, Kansas. The future bride earned her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas in 2005 and is currently a clinical pharmacist at a specialty pharmacy located in Lenexa, Kansas. The future groom is currently an engineer for Union Pacific railroad based out of Kansas City, Missouri. The couple plans a June 15, 2013 wedding at Maceli’s in Lawrence, Kansas.

Engagement

Baker and Bergman

Charles Baker and Debra Baker, Lawrence, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Ann Baker to Daniel Joseph Bergman, son of Larry Bergman, Lansing and Sandra Bergman, Leavenworth. Kimberly is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School, a 2009 graduate of the University of Kansas and received her masters degree in 2010 from UMKC. She is currently employed as a social worker at the Dept. For Children And Families in Lawrence. Daniel is a 2004 graduate of Lansing High School and a 2009 graduate of Kansas State University. He is currently employed as a First Officer by ExpressJet Airlines based out of Chicago. The couple plans a spring 2014 wedding.

Engagement

Johnson-Wanzer and Keller

David and Cathy Wanzer, Lawrence, KS, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Erica Lynn Johnson-Wanzer to Wade Allan Keller, son of Ronald and Karen Keller. The future bride is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School. She graduated in May 2004 from Baker University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. She received her teaching licensure from Washburn University in December 2010. She is employed as an elementary school teacher with Lawrence Public Schools. The future groom is a 1992 graduate of Desoto High School. He earned his Associate’s degree from Johnson County Community College. He is self-employed as an Internet Marketing and Web-design specialist. Erica and Wade are planning a September 28, 2013, wedding in Lawrence.

Engagement

Gilges and Brazzle

Elvin and Denise Gilges of Baldwin City, KS announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Gilges to Luke Brazzle, son of Jim and Sandy Brazzle of Wamego, KS. The bride to be graduated from Baldwin High School in 2004. She graduated from Baker University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She now works as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Room at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan, KS. Lauren is the granddaughter of Patricia Gilges of Baldwin City. The future groom graduated from Wamego High School in 2004. He graduated from Manhattan Area Technical College in 2009 with a degree in Electric Power and Distribution. He now works as a Journeymen Lineman for Bluestem Electric Cooperative in Wamego. Luke is the grandson of John Brazzle of Wamego and Jack and Virginia Colbert of Zeandale, KS. Lauren and Luke are planning to wed June 1, 2013 in Baldwin City.

Engagement

Leiker and Jarvis

Mr. and Mrs. David Leiker of Great Bend, KS, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leiker, to Richard Jarvis, son of Wayne and Susan Jarvis of Baldwin City, KS. The couple met at their alma mater, the University of Kansas, in Lawrence. The future bride graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology and is graduating with a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Kansas School of Medicine this May. She will be a resident physician at Via Christi Family Medicine Residency Program in Wichita, KS this July. The future groom received a Bachelor of General Studies degree in Geography with an emphasis in GIS from the University of Kansas. He is employed as a Junior GIS Developer at Bartlett and West in Topeka, KS. The wedding is planned in late April at Circle S Ranch in Lawrence, KS.

Engagement

Shannon and Burtin

The engagement of Jessica Shannon and Stephen Burtin is announced by their parents, Monty and Katherine Moore, Hutchinson and Greg and Irene Burtin, Topeka. The wedding is planned for June 22, 2013 at the Oread Hotel on the KU Campus. The bride-elect graduated from Hutchinson High School and the University of Kansas School of Law. She is an associate attorney with Hinkle Law Firm, LLC in Wichita. The bridegroom-elect graduated from Topeka West High School and the University of Kansas School of Business with a Masters of Accounting. He is an auditor at BKD, LLC in Wichita

Engagement

Dyche and Bishop

Ms. Carolyn Scripps and Mr. Bryan Dyche are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Farr Dyche, to Jeremy Gene Bishop, son of Terry and Karla Bishop, Frankfort, Kansas. The bride is a 2006 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School. She attended Kansas State University and received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2011 from Baker University School of Nursing. She is a pediatric nurse at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan, KS. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Frankfort High School. He attended Kansas State University and received his Bachelors of Science in 2007. He is employed at Mercy Regional Health Center as their Purchasing Agent. The couple’s wedding will be June 22, 2013 at Circle S Ranch in Lawrence, Kansas.

Engagement

Sauer and Carlson

Ted and Gay Sauer of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Renee, to Jason Bradley Carlson, son of Wayne and Nita Kay Carlson of Smolan, KS. Michelle is a 2009 graduate of Lawrence High School and will graduate from Kansas State University in May with a bachelor’s degree in secondary math education. Jason is a 2006 graduate of Smoky Valley High School in Lindsborg, KS and graduated from Kansas State University in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed as a design engineer at AGCO in Hesston, KS. The couple plans a July 20 wedding.

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