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Couples announcements October 12, 2013



Moore and Black

Rachel Black and Eric Moore were married on September 30, 2012 at the Circle S. Ranch in Lawrence, Kansas. The wedding was officiated by Rabbi Moti Rieber, and was attended by their closest family and friends. The couple are from Rockville, Maryland and moved to Lawrence in 2009. They are both musicians and perform together regularly. Rachel Black is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and sings professionally. She also runs a search engine marketing business. Eric Moore is the Layout Specialist for the Lawrence Journal World and most recently received his Associates Degree from Johnson County Community College. He will be working towards his Bachelors in Business Administration in the spring.



Charles L. Hodges, Lawrence and Margaret A. Gabriel, Eudora, were married October 27, 1953 in Kansas City, Kansas. They will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family on October 27, 2013. The couple have one daughter, Marilyn A. Colgan, DVM and her husband Steve Crane, Lawrence. They have two granddaughters, Michelle (Jon) Hall, DVM, Atchison and Melissa (Stephen) Kalb, MD, Lawrence. Brady Kalb in their great grandson. Cards may be sent to 462 North 851 Diagonal Road, Lawrence, Kansas 66047.



Harold and Jeanne Longaker, of Lawrence, formerly of Topeka, will celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary on October 7th. They were married Oct. 7, 1954, in Warrensburg, Mo. Harold is retired from the Topeka Police Department. Jeanne is retired from the KU Police Department. She now works for Meals on Wheels. They have five children, Mark of Lake Perry; Debbie and Vicki of Topeka; and Mary and Valita of Lawrence. They have 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. No gifts please.



Dean and June Murphy married in Lubbock, Tx on October 24, 1953. Both were born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas graduating from Liberty Memorial High School. In 1958 they moved to Wichita, Kansas. The family of Dean and June Murphy would like to honor them with a card shower celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary, October 24, 2013. Greetings may be sent to Dean and June Murphy 255 S. Byron Ct. Wichita, KS 67209



Ervin and Lucille Yarnell, Eudora, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner with children and grandchildren. Ervin L. Yarnell and Anna Lucille Collins were married Oct. 4, 1953, in Bendavis, MO. They are graduates of Houston High School in Texas County, MO. They moved to Kansas in 1955 and have been Eudora residents since 1960. Ervin retired from Farmland Industries in 1992. Lucille retired from Eudora School Transportation Systems in 2000. They have five children and seven grandchildren. The Yarnell children and their spouses are Brenda and Jerry Little, Lawrence; daughters Megan, Melissa, and grandson-in-law Denny Kuennen, Des Moines, Iowa; Rick Yarnell, Kansas City, KS; Debbie Yarnell, Baldwin City; Dennis and Terry Yarnell, Oskaloosa, sons Nathan and Ryan, Lawrence: Gwendolyn and Jeff Longbine, daughters Lauren, Lexie and son Gregory, deceased, Emporia.


Heinen and Ortega

Scott and Dee Heinen of Valley Falls, KS announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Heinen, to Michael Ortega, son of Robert and Dodie Ortega of Eudora, KS. Stephanie is a 2008 graduate of Valley Falls High School and graduated from Highland Community College with an Associates in Science. She is currently employed at Medical Arts Pharmacy in Lawrence. Michael graduated from Eudora High School in 2007 and is employed at Homeland Insulation in Eudora. The couple is planning a wedding July 12, 2014 in Lawrence.

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