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Couples announcements July 26, 2014



Stover and Halgren

John and Kathryn Stover of Lawrence, KS are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Joy Elizabeth Stover, to Steven Roy Halgren, son of Gael Halgren, San Diego, CA. Joy graduated from Lawrence High School and Northwestern University, with a BA in Economics. She is a Lead Analyst in the Information Technology department at Helzberg Diamonds in North Kansas City, MO. Steven is a graduate of Homestead High School, Cupertino, CA and Long Beach State University, with a BA in English Education. He is a Director, Technical Solution Sales, at Ericsson in Overland Park, KS. The couple will be married on October 4, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church, Lawrence.



What started as a blind date in December 1962 and a wedding on July 26, 1964, has continued for 18,262 days (50 years). Saturday, July 26, 2014, Linda and Jim Ballinger will renew their vows at 2:00 PM, at the First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City, where they were married. They have two daughters, Heather Ballinger and Deena Winkeler; son-in-law, Jay Winkeler; and three grandchildren, Fox, Teegan, and Quinn Winkeler . Linda and Jim are proud and happy to have achieved this milestone and to have joined both sets of parents and three sets of grandparents, who also spent fifty plus years in wedded bliss.



Dr. William and Kay Campbell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Big Cedar near Branson on July 11th. They were joined by their three children and their families for a dinner in their honor. Bill and Kay were married in Iola, Ks on July 11, 1964 at the First Presbyterian Church.



Nick & Tina Coachman will celebrate their 40th anniversary on July 20th. They were married in 1974 at the home of Tina’s parents on the Kickapoo Reservation in Horton, KS. They raised two sons, Nick Jr. (Julie) who lives in Littleton,CO & David (Mary) who lives in Shawnee, KS. They have a four month old granddaughter, Evelyn Noelle. Nick Sr. is retired from Haskell Indian Nations University and Tina continues to work there in the Housing Dept. Nick says : “We met on a blind date at Haskell and are still together growing old in Love”. Cards of congratulations can be sent to : 2011 RiverRidge Rd. A-3, Lawrence,Ks. 66044



Dr. and Mrs. Warren T. Culver celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary, July 29, 2014. Warren and Katherine married in Penns Park, Pennsylvania, 1944. Their life together included Warren’s career as an Air Force physician and hospital commander at Forbes AFB, Topeka, Kansas. Military life was followed by another 15 years serving the Lawrence community with a civilian ophthalmology practice. Lawrence residents since 1968, Warren and Katherine have been faithful members of the Lawrence First United Methodist Church for 46 years. They were blessed with five children: Ron (wife Leigh), Lee (wife Marty), Barbara, Warren Jr. and James (wife Mona), and now have seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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