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Couples announcements May 4, 2013




Tom and Gaye (Scott) Groene were married on April 26, 1953 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Winfield, Kansas. They are the proud parents of four children, Marsha (Mark) Buhler, Lawrence, Kansas, Scott (Christy) Groene, Moab, Utah, Brett (Sandy) Groene, Lawrence, Kansas and Jonathan (Jennifer) Groene, Lawrence, Kansas; 13 grandchildren, and four great-granddaughters. They plan to celebrate in Colorado in July with their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.



W.E. “Bill” and Lucille Rice of rural Baldwin will celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary with an open house on Sunday, May 12th from 2 to 4 pm at the Castle Tea Room located at 1307 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence. They are honored to hold this celebration at the same location as their wedding reception on April 25, 1948. Their four children and their families will host this event.


Naff and O’Hare

Mark and Cindy Naff, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Naff to Daniel O’Hare, of Tonganoxie, Kansas. The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Kansas University and is a registered nurse at KU Medical Center. The future groom is the son of Mike O’Hare and Sheila O’Hare, Tonganoxie. He is a 2005 graduate of Tonganoxie High School and is employed with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The couple plan a Sept. 7, 2013, wedding at Circle S Ranch in Lawrence.


Dunn and Morris

Don and Janice Dunn, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their son, Jared, to Stephanie Morris, daughter of Ted and Kim Morris, McPherson. Jared is employed as a designer at Fleishman-Hillard, a public relations and marketing firm, in Kansas City, Missouri, and Stephanie is pursuing her master’s degree in psychology. Their wedding will be held on October 19, 2013 at The Guild in Kansas City, Missouri.


Hudnall and Serna-Macia

Sally and John Hudnall of Lawrence, Kansas and Beatriz Macia and Gonzalo Serna of Medellin, Colombia announce the engagement of their children, Christopher and Laura. Christopher graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas State University. He is a Commercial Insurance Producer with VanGilder Insurance Corporation in Denver. Laura graduated from Calasanz High School and Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin. She is an International Business Development Manager with Teliax in Denver. The couple plan a September 7 wedding at Church of the Holy Ghost in Denver.


Harper and Guffey

Jim and Liz Harper, and Jim and Mary Guffey, all of Perry, Kansas are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Kate Harper and Ryan Guffey. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 2007 and Baker School of Nursing in 2012. She is currently employed as a registered nurse for St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. The future groom is a 2005 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School. He works as a lawn care professional for New Earth Lawn and Landscape in Lawrence and is also a professional waterfowl hunting guide in Kansas. Kate and Ryan are planning an October 2013 wedding.



Walter (Bill) and Sharon Englebrecht will celebrate their 50 year wedding anniversary on May 3rd with a card shower. No public celebration is planned. Bill graduated from Eudora High School in 1960 and Sharon graduated from Lawrence High School in 1963. They have lived in the Lawrence and Eudora, Kansas area all of their married life. They have 2 sons Kenny and Rick and 4 grandsons Brandon, Cole, Connor, and Cooper. Cards can reach them at 690 N. 1190 Rd., Lawrence, KS 66047

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