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Couples announcements August 24, 2013



Roper and Roberts

The family of Paige L. Roper are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter to Ryan Roberts of Pomona. Ryan has his master’s degree from Kansas State University in Grain Science. His parents are Bill and Natalie Roberts. Ryan’s grandparents are Bill and Pat Roberts of Lawrence, and John and Marjorie Troy of Parsons. Paige’s father is Darren Roper. Her mother and step-father are Renee L. and Brad Richard. Her grandparents are Kenneth and Carol Roper of Eudora, and Gene and Donna Henderson (both deceased). Paige plans to go to nursing school in the fall of 2014. The couple plan a May 2014 wedding in Manhattan, KS.



Shawn and Cindy Mick of Eudora observed their 25th wedding anniversary this month. Mr. and Mrs. Mick were married at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence on August 13, 1988. The couple has four children: Christine, 21; Tim, 19; Zach, 16; Matt, 15.


Frost and Wellbery

Victor and Linda Frost of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Frost, to Julian Wellbery, son of Harold Baize, Berkley, California and Caroline Wellbery, Bethesda, Maryland. The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School. The future groom is a 2006 graduate of Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, Maryland. Kayla and Julian are Hofstra University alumni, having both obtained school of communication degrees. Kayla is currently a department coordinator for Young & Rubicam advertising in New York City. Julian works as a grip and electrician on film and television productions. The couple plans to reside in Brooklyn, New York after their November 2nd, 2013 wedding in Lawrence.


Miller and Kadel

Greg and Jeanne Miller, Lawrence, and Mike and Mary Kadel, Independence, KS, announce the engagement of their children, Lauren Miller and Andrew Kadel. The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baker University. She is a Registered Nurse at The University of Kansas Medical Center. The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Independence High School. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The University of Kansas. He is employed by Sprint. The couple plan a November, 9, 2013 wedding in Lawrence.



Eugene & Dorothy Westerhouse will celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary Sunday, August 25th at the Eudora United Methodist Church, 2084 N 1300 Rd between 1-3pm. Hosted by their children. Peggy Claggett, Mike and Bill Westerhouse and their families. Friends and family are invited to this special occasion, no gifts please.


Kuhlman and Powell

Kelli Kuhlman and Zachary Powell were united in marriage on May 25, 2013 at the Lake of the Forest Clubhouse in Bonner Springs KS. The bride, daughter of Dan and Leah Kuhlman of Lecompton KS, is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a degree in English from Emporia State University in 2008 and a degree in early childhood education from Kansas State University in 2012. She is employed at Hilltop Child Development Center in Lawrence. The groom is the son of Debra Powell and Barry Lake of Bonner Springs and the late Michael Powell. He is a 2002 graduate of Bonner Springs High School. He earned a degree in English education from KU in 2006 and a Master’s degree in English from Kansas State University in 2012. He is employed at Shawnee Mission North High School. The couple resides in Lawrence.

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