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Couples announcements July 5, 2014



Johnson and Willis

Bradley and Kathy Willis, of Lawrence, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Willis, to Garrett Johnson, son of William Johnson, Mission, KS, and Robyn Whitaker, Greenville, OH. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Kansas. She is currently employed with Central National Bank in Lawrence. The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Fredonia High School, Fredonia, KS, and a 2013 graduate of the University of Kansas. He is currently employed with Enrollment Management at the University of Kansas. The couple is planning an August 30, 2014 wedding at First Christian Church in Lawrence.


Hutchens and Ross

Shannon Rae Hutchens and Jacob Andrew Ross, both of Lawrence, Kansas were married on May 31, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence with Reverend Mitch Todd officiating. The bride is the daughter of Rebecca Hutchens, Liberty, Missouri, and James Hutchens, Independence, Missouri. The groom is the son of David Ross, Lawrence, and Connie Ross, Spicewood, Texas. A reception was held following the wedding ceremony at The Arterra Event Gallery in Lawrence. The bride obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2006. She now works as a registered nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. The groom obtained his Bachelors of General Studies from the University Of Kansas in 2008. He is now employed by Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical as a Firefighter/EMT. The couple resides in Lawrence.



John and Kathleen Dvorske were married on July 4, 1964 in East Chicago, Indiana. They reside in Lawrence, Kansas at Brandon Woods. John retired from Yellow Freight System in Overland Park, Kansas after twenty five years of service. Kathleen, a lifelong grade school teacher, retired on the same day as John from Holy Trinity School in Lenexa, Kansas. They have three sons: John (Erika), Stephen (Jeana), and Thomas (Tiffany). They have six grandchildren. Their marriage will be blessed at St. John’s parish followed by a reception at Maceli’s


Day and Holland

Mr. Edward Day of Chicago, Illinois, and Mr. & Mrs. Tom & Barbara Holland, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children Courtney Ellen Day and George Thomas Holland III. Courtney is a 2006 graduate of Eastern Illinois University and currently works for the The University of Kansas Medical Center. Thomas is a 2004 graduate of The University of Kansas and is the owner of an online marketing firm, The Dark Horse Group. The couple are planning a September wedding at the Blue Jacket Crossing Vineyard & Winery in Eudora with Rev. Peter Luckey of Plymouth Congregational Church officiating.

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