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Couples announcements July 20, 2013




LaVerne and Sharon were married July 27, 1963 at the Eudora Methodist Church in Eudora Ks. LaVerne attened Lawrence High School. He worked at the Ford and John Deere Tractor dealers then built houses with Kenneth Tuggle and retired from the City of Eudora in 1999. Sharon worked several places as well as a stay at home Mom and had day care. Sharon retired from Quaker/Heinz/ DelMonte after 27 years in 2005. They have two son Robert (Anita) and Donald all of Eudora. They have Three grandchildren, Autumn Wood ( Josh) of Oskaloosa, Ks. Dennis Musick (Jessica Wilcox) of Eudora Ks. and Tiffany Musick ( Jim Jameson) of Bastrop, Tx. They have nine great grandchildren, Aftyn, Trinity, Duncun, Rilliey, Ayden, Salim, Izaiah, Jericho, Isabella and two more due soon. They will celebrate on July 27 with a dinner for family and friends at the home of Pete and Cheryl Howell 2127 N 1200 Rd. Eudora Ks.


Riner and Canfield

Eric Riner and Kelli Canfield, both of Kansas City, Missouri were engaged on September 21, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. Eric is the son of Jeff and Ronda Riner, Lecompton, KS and Kelli is the daughter of Kathleen and Tom Buerhle, Hopkinsville, KY, and the late Guy Harper, Cape Girardeau, MO. The couple plan a September 20, 2013 wedding in Boulder, CO. A reception will be held at a later date in Kansas City.


Schuster and Lorg

Paul and Sue Schuster of Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Dyanne Schuster, to Joshua Thomas Lorg, son of John and Lori Lorg, Lenexa. The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Larned High School, Larned, KS. The future groom is a 2004 graduate of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park, KS. Emily and Joshua are University of Kansas alumni, having both obtained business degrees. Emily is the office manager for a psychology practice in Prairie Village, KS. Joshua currently travels as a Microsoft Dynamics Project Lead with Mattress Firm. The couple plan to reside in Olathe after their wedding planned for December 6, 2013 in Kansas City. Emily is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Lilly of Ottawa and of Ruby and the late Paul Schuster of Garnett.


Edwards and Brower

Together with their families, Allison Edwards and Zach Brower are delighted to announce their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Anne & Rich Bailey and Carl Edwards & Mark Stotler, all of Lawrence, Kansas. Allison graduated from Lawrence Free State High School in 2004. She received her BA from Drake University in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology in 2008 and her MD from the University of Kansas in May, 2013. She is currently a resident in family medicine at the University of Colorado Denver. The future groom is the son of Deb Thomas & Doug Peckumn of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Steve & Jane Brower of Irving, Texas. Zach graduated from West Des Moines Valley High School in 2004 and received his BSBA in Finance and Management in 2008 from Drake University. He is currently an underwriter for Metropolitan Life Insurance. Allison and Zach reside in Denver, Colorado and plan a September, 2014 wedding in the Kansas City area.


Gleason and Black

Ian Black and Alyssa Gleason were married on May 3rd, 2013 at Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The Minister Douglas A. Reed officiated. The Bride is the daughter of Sheryl A. Gleason, Oxford, KS. The groom is the son of Bradley and Rhonda Black, Baldwin City, KS. The couple and their children reside in Baldwin City, KS.


Savage and Lisher

Jayme Linne Lisher of Lawrence and Blake Michael Savage of Linn were married on December, 15 2012, at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. The bride is the daughter of Bob and Diana Lisher of Lawrence and currently works as a teacher at Lawrence Free State High School. The groom is the son of Mike and Deby Savage of Linn and currently works for BNSF Railway. The couple currently resides in Lawrence.



Donna and Peter Conway recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at a party held at the Adams Alumni Center, KU. They were married June 15, 1963 at the Naval Chapel, Treasure Island, San Francisco, Calif. They graduated together from Sacramento State College in 1964. After a career in the U.S. Army, they settled in Leavenworth, until moving to Lawrence in 1995. They have 2 sons, Michael, and wife Dawn, Highlands Ranch, Colorado, and Kevin, wife Cary, Plano, Texas, along with four grandchildren, Kathryn, Christopher, Lauren and Brooke. Peter currently works at Lawrence Country Club golf course and Donna is a volunteer for Audio Reader and the Lied Center ushers.

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